|March 2016 (continued)
||Adhivas festival of Sri Nabadwip
Dham Parikrama. Beginning
of annual seven day festival.
||Ekadashi. Fast. Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama begins. Parikrama of Sri Ishodyan, Sri Yoga Pith (Sriman Mahaprabhu's
appearance place), Srivas Angan, Sri Nrisimha Mandir, Sri Advaita
Bhavan, Murari Gupta Bhavan, Sri Chaitanya Math, the Temple of Sri Sri
Gandharvika-Giridhari and Sriman Mahaprabhu surrounded by the Acharyas
of the four Vaishnava sampradayas, Srila Prabhupad's Samadhi Mandir,
Srila Gaura Kishor Das Babaji Maharaj's Samadhi, Sri Kazi Samadhi,
Sharadanga Sri Jagannath Mandir, Sridhar Angan, Sri Simantadwip,
Sri Rudradwip, and Sri Antardwip.
||Dvadashi. Paran between 5:47 and 9:46 a.m. Disappearance
of Sripad Madhavendra Puri. Parikrama of Praudha Maya, Vriddha Shiva, Sri Vishnu Priya's own Deity of
Sri Gauranga, Sri Jagannath Das Babaji Maharaj's Samadhi Mandir,
Sri Koladwip, and other places.
||Parikrama of Sri Godrumadwip and Madhyadwip, Sri Surabhi Kunj, Suvarna Bihar
Math, Sri Nrisimha Palli, Sri Harihara Ksetra, and other places.
||Adhivas observance ceremony of
the appearance of Sri Gauranga. Parikrama of Sri Koladwip, Sri
Ritudwip, Sri Jahnudwip, Sri Modadrumadwip, Old Sri Sri
Gaura-Gadadhar Mandir, Vidya Nagar Sarvabhauma Gaudiya Math, Sri
Vrindavan Das Thakur's appearance place, and the Deity served by Sri
Saranga Murari and Vasudev Datta Thakur.
||Sri Gauravirbhava Paurnamasi. Sri
Gaura Purnima. Divine appearance of Sri Gauranga. Total fast until
moonrise, then no grains. Grand festival at Sri Chaitanya
Saraswat Math. Vasantotsav
and Dol Yatra of Sri Sri Radha-Govinda. Special offering of worship and
arati. Sri Chaitanya-charitamrita reading and mahasankirtan. End
of year 530 Gaurabda.
||Sri Gaura Purnima paran between 5:43 and 9:37 a.m. Anandotsav of
Sri Jagannath Mishra. Last gathering of the week-long yearly meeting at
Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math and yearly festival. Start of year 531 Gaurabda.
||Festival at the appearance place of
Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj, Sripat Hapaniya: grand
appearance of the Holy Deities of Sripat Hapaniya, Sri Sri Guru
Gauranga Radha Gopinath Jiu at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Ashram. Appearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Sharan Shanta Maharaj.
||Krishna Ashtami. Appearance of Srila Srivas Pandit
||Disappearance of Tridandi Swami
Srimad Bhakti Vigraha Bhiksu Goswami Maharaj.
||Dvadashi. Paran between 6:54 and 9:37 a.m. Festival in honour of Sriman Mahaprabhu's auspicious arrival at Varaha Nagar. Disappearance of
Srila Govinda Ghosh Thakur. Disappearance of Sripad Satyendrachandra
of Sripad Ramanuja Acharya and Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Hriday
||Appearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad
Bhakti Vilas Tirtha Maharaj.
||Sri Rama Navami. Fast until noon. Appearance
at noon of Sri Ramachandra.
||Dvadashi. Paran between 9:16 and 9:29 a.m. Festival in honour of the disappearance
Om Vishnupad Paramahamsa Parivrajakacharya-varya Ashtottara-shata-sri
Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj.
||Purnima. Vasanta Rasa of Sri Krishna. Rasa Yatra of Sri Balaram.
Appearance of Srila Vamshi Vadanananda Thakur
and Srila Shyamananda Prabhu.
||Disappearance of Sripad Krishnadas Babaji Maharaj.
||Disappearance of Srila Abhiram
of Srila Vrindavan Das Thakur.
||Ekadashi. Fast. Disappearance
of Sriyukta Saurindranath Bhakti Varidhi Prabhu.
||Dvadashi. Paran between 5:06 and 8:21 a.m.
||Ekadashi, dvadashi and 'paran' dates and times given here are calculated for Nabadwip. Please consult your local Centres for local dates/times.
on Ekadahsi or Maha-dvadashi, refers to fasting from grains.
the day after such fasting days, refers to breaking fast with
grains, after sunrise (unless otherwise stated) and before a specified
morning fast is observed in honour of prominent Vaisnavas on
their appearance and disappearance days.