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"Knowledge is above power, and above knowledge is beauty, charm, love. That is the supreme."

- Srila Sridhar Maharaj

"The Name of Krishna and Krishna Himself are the same, and if you abuse those who are preaching Their glories, the Name will not be happy with you. The Name will not then appear in your heart.

- Srila Govinda Maharaj

Main Vaisnava Dates:
(Nabadwip's Calendar)

Full Calendar
May 2016 (continued)
15 Appearance of Sri Nityananda-shakti, Sri Jahnava Devi, and Sri Rama-shakti, Sri Sita Devi. Appearance of Srila Bhakti Sudhir Goswami Maharaj.
17 Ekadashi. Fast.
18 Dvadashi. Paran between 4:56 and 9:21 a.m.
20 Sri Nrisimha Chaturdashi: appearance day of Sri Nrisimhadev. Full fast until after sunset, then no grains (anukalpa).
21 Purnima. Sri Nrisimha Chaturdashi paran between 4:56 and 9:20 a.m. Sri Krishna's Phul Dol and Salila Bihar. Buddha Purnima: appearance day of Lord Buddha. Disappearance of Srila Parameshvari Das Thakur. Appearance of Srila Srinivas Acharya.
22 Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Saranga Goswami Maharaj.
27 Disappearance of Srila Ramananda Ray (because the Panchami tithi on the previous day was viddha).
June 2016
1 Ekadashi. Fast.
2 Dvadashi. Paran between 4:55 and 9:21 a.m. Appearance of Srila Vrindavan Das Thakur.
6 Sree Chaitanya Saraswata Krishnanushilana Sangha, Dum Dum Park, Kolkata: Sri Sri Guru Gauranga Radha Madan Mohan Jiu's installation day festival.
8 Disappearance of Srila Bhakti Gaurava Giri Maharaj (Sripad Paramananda Vidyaratna Prabhu).
15 Sri Ganga Puja. Appearance of Sri Ganga Mata Goswamini. Disappearance of Srila Baladev Vidyabhushan Prabhu.
16 Nirjal Ekadashi. Fast.
17 Dvadashi. Paran between 4:56 and 9:22 a.m.
18 Grand festival of Srila Raghunath Das Goswami at Sripat Panihati.
20 Purnima. Snan Yatra (bathing) of Sri Jagannathdev. Disappearance of Srila Mukunda Datta and Srila Sridhar Pandit.
21 Disappearance of Srila Shyamananda Prabhu and Sripad Rishabdev Das Adhikari.
22 Disappearance of Sri Gaurahari Bhakti Sampad Prabhu.
25 Appearance of Srila Vakreshvar Pandit.
30 Ekadashi. No fast (because of Dashami viddha). Disappearance of Sriyukta Rama Devi.
July 2016
1 Dvadashi. Ekadashi. Fast.
2 Trayodashi. Paran between 4:56 and 9:26 a.m.
NB Ekadashi, dvadashi and 'paran' dates and times given here are calculated for Nabadwip. Please consult your local Centres for local dates/times.
  'Fast' on Ekadahsi or Maha-dvadashi, refers to fasting from grains.
  'Paran' the day after such fasting days, refers to breaking fast with grains, after sunrise (unless otherwise stated) and before a specified time.
  Optional morning fast is observed in honour of prominent Vaisnavas on their appearance and disappearance days.