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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
August 2015
2 Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Hriday Bon Maharaj.
5 Disappearance of Srila Gopal Bhatta Goswami Prabhu.
7 Disappearance of Srila Lokanath Goswami Prabhu.
10 Ekadashi. Fast.
11 Dvadashi. Paran between 5:15 and 9:33 a.m.
14 Amavasya. Festival in honour of the disappearance of Om Vishnupad Paramahamsa Parivrajakacharya-varya Ashtottara-shata-sri Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj.
18 Disappearance of Srila Vamshi Das Babaji Maharaj.
21 Appearance of Srila Bhakti Vijay Trivikram Maharaj.
22 Disappearance of Sripad Ananga Mohan Das Adhikari.
24 Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Bhakti Prasun Bodhayan Maharaj.
26 Ekadashi. Fast. Beginning of Jhulan Yatra of Sri Sri Radha-Govinda and start of the one month festival of Sri Hari Smaran at Nabadwip, Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math.
27 Dvadashi. Paran between 5:17 and 6:28 a.m. Disappearance of Srila Rupa Goswami and Srila Gauri Das Pandit Goswami.
29 Purnima. Appearance of Sri Baladev. Fast until noon. End of Jhulan Yatra of Sri Sri Radha-Govinda.
September 2015
3 Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Bhakti Vilas Tapasvi Maharaj.
6 Sri Sri Krishna Janmashtami. Complete fast until midnight (then no grains).
7 Sri Nandotsav. Sri Janmashtami paran between 5:21 and 6:48 a.m. Appearance of Vishva-varenya Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhaktivedanta Swami Maharaj Prabhupad.
9 Ekadashi. Fast.
10 Dvadashi. Paran between 5:22 and 6:49 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.