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"As much as I consider myself to be helpless my prayer to the Lord will be accordingly intense, and the help from that side will come to that degree."

- Srila Sridhar Maharaj
dyutam panam striyah suna, yatradharmas chatur-vidhah
"Gambling, intoxication, illicit sex and meat eating are irreligious (adharma) and therefore prohibited.
All of my disciples understand this clearly. If someone, somewhere, thinks they are exempt, for whatever reason, they are deceiving themselves and under the influence of Kali

- Srila Govinda Maharaj

Main Vaisnava Dates:
(Nabadwip's Calendar)

Full Calendar
September 2015
26 Appearance of Srila Sachchidananda Bhakti Vinod Thakur.
27 Disappearance of Srila Haridas Thakur.
28 Purnima. Vishvarup Mahotsav. End of month-long festival at Nabadwip, Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math.
29 Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Vilas Tirtha Maharaj.
October 2015
8 Ekadashi. Fast.
9 Dvadashi. Paran between 5:38 a.m. and 9:30 p.m.
13 Appearance festival of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math Acharya and Sevaite Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj.
16 Disappearance of Sriyukta Radharani Devi Chaudurani.
17 Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Sripad Bhakti Dayita Damodar Maharaj.
23 Ekadashi. No fast. Vijay Utsav of Sri Ramachandra. Appearance of Sri Madhva Acharya (because the previous day was viddha).
24 Dvadashi. Papankusha Ekadashi. Fast. Disappearance of Srila Raghunath Das Goswami, Srila Raghunath Bhatta Goswami, and Srila Krishnadas Kaviraj Goswami.
25 Paran between 5:42 and 9:28 a.m.
27 Purnima. Sharadiya Rasa Yatra of Sri Krishna. Disappearance of Srila Murari Gupta. Beginning of Urja Vrata, Damodar Vrata, Kartik Vrata and Niyam-seva Vrata if begun from the purnima day, as followed in Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math.
30 Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Srirup Puri Maharaj.
November 2015
1 Disappearance of Srila Narottam Das Thakur.
2 Disappearance of Srila Bhakti Vichar Jajavar Maharaj.
4 Bahulastami. Manifestation day of Sri Radha Kunda. Sannyas day of Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj.
5 The grand 121st appearance day celebration of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math's Founder-President-Acharya, Om Vishnupad Paramahamsa Parivrajakacharya-varya Ashtottara-shata-sri Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj. Appearance of Srila Virachandra Prabhu. Disappearance of Sripad Sakhi Charan Das Babaji Maharaj.
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.