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Sri Gaurabda 533
2018-2019
(বাংলা সংস্করণ)


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FEBRUARY 2018

25. (Sun) Gaura Dashami. Adhivas festival of Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama. Beginning of annual seven day festival.

26. (Mon) Gaura Ekadashi. Amalaki 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.

27. (Tue) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran between 6:06 and 9:55 a.m. Disappearance of Sripad Madhavendra Puri. Parikrama of Praudha Maya, Vriddha Shiva, Sri Vishnu Priya's Deity of Sri Gauranga, Sri Jagannath Das Babaji Maharaj's Samadhi Mandir, Sri Koladwip, and other places.

28. (Wed) Gaura Trayodashi. Parikrama of Sri Godrumadwip and Madhyadwip, Sri Surabhi Kunj, Suvarna Bihar Math, Sri Nrisimha Palli, Sri Harihara Ksetra, and other places.

 

MARCH 2018

1. (Thu) Gaura Chaturdashi. 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, Srila Vrindavan Das Thakur's appearance place, and the Deity served by Sri Saranga Murari and Vasudev Datta Thakur.

2. (Fri) 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 532 Gaurabda.

(VISHNU)

3. (Sat) Krishna Pratipad. Sri Gaura Purnima paran between 5:53 and 9:48 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 533 Gaurabda.

6. (Tue) Krishna Panchami. 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. Pancham Dol.

9. (Fri) Krishna Ashtami. Appearance of Srila Srivas Pandit.

11. (Sun) Krishna Navami. Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Vigraha Bhiksu Goswami Maharaj.

13. (Tue) Krishna Ekadashi. Papa Vimochani Ekadashi. Fast.

14. (Wed) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 5:41 and 9:42 a.m. Festival in honour of Sriman Mahaprabhu's auspicious arrival at Varaha Nagar. Disappearance of Srila Govinda Ghosh Thakur. Disappearance of Sripad Satyendrachandra Bhattacharya Mahoday.

22. (Thu) Gaura Panchami. Appearance of Sripad Ramanuja Acharya and Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Hriday Bon Maharaj.

24. (Sat) Gaura Saptami. Appearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Vilas Tirtha Maharaj.

25. (Sun) Gaura Ashtami. Sri Rama Navami. Fast until noon. Appearance at noon of Sri Ramachandra.

27. (Tue) Gaura Ekadashi. Kamada Ekadashi. Fast.

28. (Wed) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran between 5:27 and 9:34 a.m. Festival in honour of the disappearance of Om Vishnupad Paramahamsa Parivrajakacharya-varya Ashtottara-shata-sri Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj.

31. (Sat) Purnima. Vasanta Rasa of Sri Krishna. Rasa Yatra of Sri Balaram. Appearance of Srila Vamshi Vadanananda Thakur and Srila Shyamananda Prabhu.

 

APRIL 2018

(MADHUSUDAN)

5. (Thu) Krishna Panchami. Disappearance of Sripad Krishnadas Babaji Maharaj.

7. (Sat) Krishna Saptami. Disappearance of Srila Abhiram Thakur.

10. (Tue) Krishna Dashami. Disappearance of Srila Vrindavan Das Thakur.

11. (Wed) Krishna Ekadashi. No fast today (because of Dashami viddha at dawn). Disappearance of Sriyukta Saurindranath Bhakti Varidhi Prabhu.

12. (Thu) Krishna Ekadashi. Varuthini Ekadashi. Fast.

13. (Fri) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 5:24 and 9:20 a.m.

16. (Mon) Amavasya. Appearance of Srila Gadadhar Pandit Goswami.

17. (Tue) Gaura Pratipad. Appearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Aloka Paramahamsa Maharaj.

18. (Wed) Gaura Tritiya. Beginning of 21 days Chandan Yatra of Sri Sri Jagannathdev. Aksaya Tritiya: a good day to start some works. Appearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Vichar Jajavar Maharaj (because the Dvitiya tithi on the previous day was viddha at sunrise).

20. (Fri) Gaura Panchami. Appearance of Sripad Shankar Acharya. Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Vilas Gabhastinemi Maharaj.

22. (Sun) Gaura Saptami. Jahnu Saptami. Sri Jahnavi Puja (Sri Ganga Puja).

24. (Tue) Gaura Navami. Appearance of Sri Nityananda-shakti, Sri Jahnava Devi, and Sri Rama-shakti, Sri Sita Devi.

26. (Thu) Gaura Ekadashi. Mohini Ekadashi. Fast.

27. (Fri) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran between 5:12 and 7:55 a.m.

29. (Sun) Gaura Chaturdashi. Sri Nrisimha Chaturdashi: appearance day of Sri Nrisimhadev. Full fast until after sunset, then no grains (anukalpa).

30. (Mon) Purnima. Sri Nrisimha Chaturdashi paran between 5:10 and 5:49 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.

 

MAY 2018

(TRIVIKRAM, 1st HALF)

1. (Tue) Krishna Pratipad. Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Saranga Goswami Maharaj.

5. (Sat) Krishna Panchami. Disappearance of Srila Ramananda Ray.

9. (Wed) Krishna Navami. Disappearance of Sripad Santosh Krishna Das Adhikari Prabhu.

11. (Fri) Krishna Ekadashi. Apara Ekadashi. Fast.

12. (Sat) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 5:03 and 9:23 a.m. Appearance of Srila Vrindavan Das Thakur.

(PURUSHOTTAM)

25. (Fri) Gaura Ekadashi. Padmini Ekadashi. Fast.

26. (Sat) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran between 4:57 and 9:22 a.m.

 

JUNE 2018

10. (Sun) Krishna Ekadashi. Parama Ekadashi. Fast.

11. (Mon) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 4:56 and 7:04 a.m.

(TRIVIKRAM, 2nd HALF)

14. (Thu) Gaura Pratipad. Sree Chaitanya Saraswata Krishnanushilana Sangha, Dum Dum Park, Kolkata: Sri Sri Guru Gauranga Radha Madan Mohan Jiu's installation day festival.

17. (Sun) Gaura Chaturthi. Disappearance of Srila Bhakti Gaurava Giri Maharaj (Sripad Paramananda Vidyaratna Prabhu).

23. (Sat) Gaura Dashami. Dashahara. Sri Ganga Puja. Appearance of Sri Ganga Mata Goswamini. Disappearance of Srila Baladev Vidyabhushan Prabhu.

24. (Sun) Gaura Ekadashi. Nirjala Ekadashi. Fast.

25. (Mon) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran between 4:56 and 6:01 a.m.

26. (Tue) Gaura Trayodashi. Grand festival of Srila Raghunath Das Goswami at Sripat Panihati.

28. (Thu) Purnima. Snan Yatra (bathing) of Sri Jagannathdev. Disappearance of Srila Mukunda Datta and Srila Sridhar Pandit.

(VAMAN)

29. (Fri) Krishna Pratipad. Disappearance of Srila Shyamananda Prabhu and Sripad Rishabdev Das Adhikari.

30. (Sat) Krishna Dvitiya. Disappearance of Sri Gaurahari Bhakti Sampad Prabhu.

 

JULY 2018

3. (Tue) Krishna Panchami. Appearance of Srila Vakreshvar Pandit.

9. (Mon) Krishna Ekadashi. Yogini Ekadashi. Fast. Disappearance of Sriyukta Rama Devi.

10. (Tue) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 5:02 and 9:29 a.m.

13. (Fri) Amavasya. Disappearance of Srila Gadadhar Pandit and Srila Sachchidananda Bhakti Vinod Thakur. Gundicha Marjan: cleaning at the Gundicha Temple at Sri Puri Dham, and cleaning of all Temples of the Lord.

14. (Sat) Gaura Pratipad. Ratha Yatra of Sri Jagannathdev.

15. (Sun) Gaura Tritiya. Disappearance of Srila Svarup Damodar Goswami Prabhu.

17. (Tue) Gaura Panchami. Hera Panchami. Sri Sri Laksmi Vijay (observed the following day in Sri Puri Dham).

20. (Fri) Gaura Ashtami. Disappearance of Sripad Ajita Krishna Brahmachari.

22. (Sun) Gaura Dashami. Punar Yatra of Sri Jagannathdev (Return car festival). Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Bhakti Kamal Madhusudan Maharaj. Disappearance of Sriyukta Krishnamayi Devi.

23. (Mon) Gaura Ekadashi. Shayan Ekadashi. Fast.

24. (Tue) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran between 5:07 and 9:31 a.m.

27. (Fri) Purnima. Sri Guru Purnima. Appearance of Srila Vyasadev. Disappearance of Srila Sanatan Goswami Prabhu. Beginning of Chaturmasya (when started on Purnima as followed in Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math). Appearance of Srila Bhakti Bimal Avadhut Maharaj.

(SRIDHAR)

29. (Sun) Krishna Dvitiya. Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Hriday Bon Maharaj.

 

AUGUST 2018

2. (Thu) Krishna Panchami. Disappearance of Srila Gopal Bhatta Goswami Prabhu.

5. (Sun) Krishna Ashtami. Disappearance of Srila Lokanath Goswami Prabhu.

7. (Tue) Krishna Ekadashi. Kamika Ekadashi. Fast.

8. (Wed) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 6:55 and 9:33 a.m.

11. (Sat) Amavasya. Festival in honour of the disappearance of Om Vishnupad Paramahamsa Parivrajakacharya-varya Ashtottara-shata-sri Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj.

15. (Wed) Gaura Chaturthi. Disappearance of Srila Vamshi Das Babaji Maharaj.

18. (Sat) Gaura Ashtami. Disappearance of Sripad Ananga Mohan Das Adhikari (because the Saptami tithi on the previous day was viddha at sunrise).

20. (Mon) Gaura Navami. Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Bhakti Prasun Bodhayan Maharaj.

22. (Wed) Gaura Ekadashi. Pavitraropani 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.

23. (Thu) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran between 5:19 and 9:33 a.m. Disappearance of Srila Rupa Goswami and Srila Gauri Das Pandit Goswami.

26. (Sun) Purnima. Appearance of Sri Baladev. Fast until noon. End of Jhulan Yatra of Sri Sri Radha-Govinda.

(HRISHIKESH)

31. (Fri) Krishna Panchami. Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Bhakti Vilas Tapasvi Maharaj.

 

SEPTEMBER 2018

3. (Mon) Krishna Ashtami. Sri Sri Krishna Janmashtami. Complete fast until midnight, then no grains.

4. (Tue) Krishna Navami. Sri Nandotsav. Sri Janmashtami paran between 5:13 and 9:32 a.m. Appearance of Vishva-varenya Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhaktivedanta Swami Maharaj Prabhupad.

6. (Thu) Krishna Ekadashi. Annada Ekadashi. Fast.

7. (Fri) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 5:24 and 6:40 a.m.

14. (Fri) Gaura Panchami. Appearance of Sri Sita Devi, the consort of Sri Advaita Prabhu.

16. (Sun) Gaura Saptami. Sri Lalita Saptami. Appearance of Sri Lalita Devi.

17. (Mon) Gaura Ashtami. Sri Radhashtami. Srimati Radharani's appearance at noon. Fast until noon.

20. (Thu) Gaura Ekadashi. No fast today (because of Vishnu-shrinkhala-yoga and Mahadvadashi the following day).

21. (Fri) Gaura Dvadashi. Appearance of Sri Vamanadev. Vishnu-shrinkhala-yoga and Vijaya Mahadvadashi. Fast. Appearance of Srila Jiva Goswami Prabhu.

22. (Sat) Gaura Trayodashi. Paran between 5:28 and 9:29 a.m. Appearance of Srila Sachchidananda Bhakti Vinod Thakur.

23. (Sun) Gaura Chaturdashi. Disappearance of Srila Haridas Thakur.

25. (Tue) Purnima. Vishvarup Mahotsav. End of month-long festival at Nabadwip, Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math.

(PADMANABHA)

27. (Thu) Krishna Dvitiya. Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Vilas Tirtha Maharaj.

 

OCTOBER 2018

5. (Fri) Krishna Ekadashi. Indira Ekadashi. Fast.

6. (Sat) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 5:33 a.m. and 9:28 a.m.

10. (Wed) Gaura Pratipad. Appearance festival of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math Acharya and Sevaite Ananta-sri-vibhusita Om Visnupad Paramahamsa-kula-chudamani Visva-varenya Sri Srimad Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj.

12. (Fri) Gaura Tritiya. Disappearance of Sriyukta Radharani Devi Chaudurani.

13. (Sat) Gaura Chaturthi. Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Sripad Bhakti Dayita Damodar Maharaj.

19. (Fri) Gaura Dashami. Vijay Utsav of Sri Ramachandra. Appearance of Sri Madhva Acharya.

20. (Sat) Gaura Ekadashi. Papankusha Ekadashi. Fast.

21. (Sun) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran between 5:40 and 9:28 a.m. Disappearance of Srila Raghunath Das Goswami, Srila Raghunath Bhatta Goswami, and Srila Krishnadas Kaviraj Goswami.

24. (Wed) 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.

(DAMODAR)

27. (Sat) Krishna Tritiya. Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Srirup Puri Maharaj.

29. (Mon) Krishna Panchami. Disappearance of Srila Narottam Das Thakur.

30. (Tue) Krishna Shashthi. Disappearance of Srila Bhakti Vichar Jajavar Maharaj.

 

NOVEMBER 2018

1. (Thu) Krishna Ashtami. Bahulashtami. Manifestation day of Sri Radha Kunda. Sannyas day of Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj.

2. (Fri) Krishna Navami. The grand 124th 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.

3. (Sat) Krishna Ekadashi. No fast (because of Dashami viddha at dawn).

4. (Sun) Krishna Dvadashi. Rama Ekadashi. Fast. Festival in honour of Sri Gauranga Mahaprabhu's auspicious arrival at Sripat Panihati.

5. (Mon) Krishna Trayodashi. Paran between 5:48 and 9:30 a.m.

6. (Tue) Krishna Chaturdashi. Offering and placing of lamps (or candles) on Vishnu Mandirs.

7. (Wed) Amavasya. Dipavali. Offering and placing of lamps (or candles) on Vishnu Mandirs.

8. (Thu) Gaura Pratipad. Sri Govardhan Puja. Grand Annakut Mahotsav ('Rice Mountain Festival') at Srila Sridhar Swami Seva Ashram in Sri Govardhan and in the Temple in Sri Gupta Govardhan. Go Puja (cow-worship) and Go Krida (the pleasure of the cows).

9. (Fri) Gaura Dvitiya. Disappearance of Srila Vasudev Ghosh Thakur. Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Sarvasva Giri Maharaj. Bhratri Dvitiya krityam (festival where brothers and sisters honour each other).

11. (Sun) Gaura Chaturthi. Disappearance festival of Vishva-varenya Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhaktivedanta Swami Maharaj Prabhupad.

12. (Mon) Gaura Panchami. Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Aloka Paramahamsa Maharaj.

16. (Fri) Gaura Ashtami. Disappearance of Sri Gadadhar Das Goswami, Srila Dhananjay Pandit, and Srila Srinivas Acharya Prabhu. Sri Gopashtami, Sri Goshthastami, Go Puja, and Go Gras-dan.

19. (Mon) Gaura Ekadashi. Sri Utthan Ekadashi. Fast. Disappearance of Om Vishnupad Paramahamsa Sri Srila Gaura Kishor Das Babaji Maharaj. Appearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Dayita Madhav Goswami Maharaj. Sri Bhishma Panchaka.

20. (Tue) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran between 5:56 and 9:34 a.m.

22. (Thu) Gaura Chaturdashi. Disappearance of Srila Bhugarbha Goswami and Srila Kashishvar Pandit.

23. (Fri) Purnima. Rasa Yatra of Sri Krishna. Installation anniversary of Sri Sri Guru Gauranga Gandharva Rasa Bihari Jiu, Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math and Mission, Sri Vrindavan. Disappearance of Srila Sundarananda Thakur. Appearance of Srila Nimbarka Acharya. End of Chaturmasya and Niyama-seva vratas when began from Purnima (as in Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math).

 

DECEMBER 2018

(KESHAVA)

3. (Mon) Krishna Ekadashi. Utpanna Ekadashi. Fast.

4. (Tue) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 6:07 and 9:40 a.m. Disappearance of Srila Narahari Sarkar Thakur and Srila Kaliya Krishnadas. Disappearance of Sriyukta Dhananjay Das Prabhu.

5. (Wed) Krishna Trayodashi. Disappearance of Srila Saranga Thakur.

7. (Fri) Amavasya. Disappearance of Srila Jagabandhu Bhakti Ranjan.

13. (Thu) Gaura Shashthi. Oran Shashthi. Grand festival for honouring the appearance of Sri Sri Nitai-Chaitanya Jiu at Sri Puri Dham, Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math.

15. (Sat) Gaura Ashtami. Disappearance of Srila Madhusudan Das Babaji Maharaj.

16. (Sun) Gaura Navami. Appearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Kamal Madhusudan Maharaj.

17. (Mon) Gaura Dashami. Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Kusum Shraman Maharaj.

18. (Tue) Gaura Ekadashi. Moksada Ekadashi. Fast.

19. (Wed) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran between 10:05 a.m. and 4:52 p.m.

(NARAYAN)

24. (Mon) Krishna Dvitiya. The grand 90th appearance day celebration of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math's Sevaite-President-Acharya, Om Vishnupad Paramahamsa Parivrajakacharya Sri Srimad Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj.

25. (Tue) Krishna Tritiya. Festivals at the appearance place of Srila B.S. Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj and his youth Pastimes place: Bamunpara and Nadan Ghat. Christmas Day.

26. (Wed) Krishna Chaturthi. Disappearance festival of the founder of the Sri Chaitanya Math and worldwide Sri Gaudiya Maths, Bhagavan Sri Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Goswami Prabhupad.

 

JANUARY 2019

1. (Tue) Krishna Ekadashi. Saphala Ekadashi. Fast. Disappearance of Srila Devananda Pandit and Srimad Bhakti Prakash Aranya Maharaj.

2. (Wed) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 9:49 and 9:55 a.m. Disappearance of Sripad Bhakti Bhudev Shrauti Maharaj.

3. (Thu) Krishna Trayodashi. Disappearance of Srila Mahesh Pandit and Srila Uddharan Das Thakur.

6. (Sun) Gaura Pratipad. Appearance of Srila Lochan Das Thakur.

9. (Wed) Gaura Tritiya. Disappearance of Srila Jiva Goswami Prabhu and Srila Jagadish Pandit.

13. (Sun) Gaura Saptami. Sriman Mahaprabhu leaves Nabadwip in the night to go to Katwa to take sannyas.

15. (Tue) Gaura Navami. Remembrance of Sriman Mahaprabhu's sannyas-lila.

17. (Thu) Gaura Ekadashi. Putrada Ekadashi. Fast. Appearance of Srila Jagadish Pandit.

18. (Fri) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran between 6:26 and 10:00 a.m.

21. (Mon) Purnima. Pushyabhisheka Yatra of Sri Krishna. Disappearance of Sripad Bhakti Sharan Vaisnava Maharaj.

(MADHAVA)

24. (Thu) Krishna Chaturthi. Appearance of Srila Gopal Bhatta Goswami Prabhu. Disappearance of Srila Ramachandra Kaviraj (because the Tritiya tithi on the previous day was viddha at sunrise). Disappearance of Sripad Yadavendu Bhakti Chandan.

26. (Sat) Krishna Shashthi. Disappearance of Srila Jayadev Goswami.

28. (Mon) Krishna Ashtami. Disappearance of Srila Lochan Das Thakur.

31. (Thu) Krishna Ekadashi. Shat-tila Ekadashi. Fast.

 

FEBRUARY 2019

1. (Fri) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 6:23 and 10:02 a.m.

5. (Tue) Gaura Pratipad. Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Gaurava Vaikhanas Maharaj. Disappearance of Sri Haripada Chaudhuri Das Adhikari.

6. (Wed) Gaura Dvitiya. Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Sharan Shanta Maharaj.

9. (Sat) Gaura Chaturthi. Appearance of Srila Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaj.

10. (Sun) Gaura Panchami. Sri Krishna Vasanta Panchami. Appearance day of Sri Vishnu Priya Devi. Appearance of Srila Pundarik Vidyanidhi, Srila Raghunath Das Goswami, and Srila Raghu Nandan Thakur. Disappearance of Srila Visvanath Chakravarti Thakur, Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Viveka Bharati Maharaj, and Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Svarup Parvat Maharaj. Sri Saraswati Puja.

12. (Tue) Gaura Saptami. Appearance of Mahavishnu Avatar, Sri Advaita Acharya.

13. (Wed) Gaura Ashtami. Disappearance of Sripad Virendra Krishna Prabhu.

14. (Thu) Gaura Navami. Disappearance of Srila Madhva Acharya.

15. (Fri) Gaura Dashami. Disappearance of Srila Ramanuja Acharya.

16. (Sat) Gaura Ekadashi. Trisprsha Mahadvadashi. Varaha Dvadashi. Appearance of Lord Varaha. Fast in honour of Mahadvadashi, the appearance of Lord Varaha, and the appearance of Sri Nityananda Prabhu.

17. (Sun) Gaura Trayodashi. Appearance of Sri Nityananda Prabhu. Paran between 6:14 and 9:59 am after the worship of Sri Nityananda Prabhu. Grand festival and installation anniversary of Sri Sri Guru Gaura Nityananda Jiu at Sree Chaitanya Saraswata Krishnanushilana Sangha, Ekachakra Dham.

19. (Tue) Purnima. Sri Krishna's Madhurotsav. Appearance of Srila Narottam Das Thakur.

(GOVINDA)

22. (Fri) Krishna Tritiya. Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Sripad Bhakti Premik Siddhanti Maharaj.

24. (Sun) Krishna Panchami. The 146th divine appearance festival of the founder of the Sri Chaitanya Math and worldwide Sri Gaudiya Maths, Bhagavan Sri Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Goswami Prabhupad. Anniversary festival of the installation of Sri Gupta Govardhan Sri Mandir, Sri Govinda Kunda, Nabadwip. Disappearance of Srila Purushottam Thakur.

25. (Mon) Krishna Shashthi. Appearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Saranga Goswami Maharaj.

 

MARCH 2019

2. (Sat) Krishna Ekadashi. Vijaya Ekadashi. Fast. Disappearance of Sripad Krishna Govinda Das Adhikari.

3. (Sun) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 6:03 and 9:54 a.m.

5. (Tue) Krishna Chaturdashi. Sri Sri Shivaratri (optional fast). Disappearance of Sripad Yudhamanyu Prabhu Seva Vikram.

6. (Wed) Amavasya. Paran between 6:00 and 9:52 a.m. for those who fasted. Anniversary festival of the installation of Sri Sadashiva Gangadhar, Sri Govinda Kunda, Nabadwip.

7. (Thu) Gaura Pratipad. Disappearance of Vaishnava Sarvabhauma Srila Jagannath Das Babaji Maharaj, Srila Rasikananda Dev Goswami, and Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Dayita Madhav Maharaj.

8. (Fri) Gaura Dvitiya. Appearance of Srila Bhakti Kusum Ashram Maharaj.

9. (Sat) Gaura Tritiya. Sri Sri Guru Gauranga Gandharva Radha Ramanasundar Jiu installation anniversary festival, at Sree Chaitanya Saraswata Krishnanushilana Sangha, Kaikhali, Kolkata.

10. (Sun) Gaura Chaturthi. Appearance of Srila Purushottam Thakur. Disappearance of Sripad Tulasidas Das Adhikari Prabhu.

11. (Mon) Gaura Panchami. Disappearance of Sriyukta Tarangini Devi.

16. (Sat) Gaura Dashami. Adhivas festival of Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama. Beginning of annual seven day festival.

17. (Sun) Gaura Ekadashi. Amalaki 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.

18. (Mon) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran between 5:49 and 9:47 a.m. Disappearance of Sripad Madhavendra Puri. Parikrama of Praudha Maya, Vriddha Shiva, Sri Vishnu Priya's Deity of Sri Gauranga, Sri Jagannath Das Babaji Maharaj's Samadhi Mandir, Sri Koladwip, and other places.

19. (Tue) Gaura Trayodashi. Parikrama of Sri Godrumadwip and Madhyadwip, Sri Surabhi Kunj, Suvarna Bihar Math, Sri Nrisimha Palli, Sri Harihara Ksetra, and other places.

20. (Wed) Gaura Chaturdashi. 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, Srila Vrindavan Das Thakur's appearance place, and the Deity served by Sri Saranga Murari and Vasudev Datta Thakur.

21. (Thu) 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 533 Gaurabda.

(VISHNU)

22. (Fri) Krishna Pratipad. Sri Gaura Purnima paran between 5:45 and 9:46 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 533 Gaurabda.

25. (Mon) Krishna Panchami. 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. Pancham Dol.

28. (Thu) Krishna Ashtami. Appearance of Srila Srivas Pandit.

29. (Fri) Krishna Navami. Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Vigraha Bhiksu Goswami Maharaj.

 

APRIL 2019

1. (Sun) Krishna Ekadashi. Papa Vimochani Ekadashi. Fast.

2. (Mon) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 5:34 and 8:39 a.m. Festival in honour of Sriman Mahaprabhu's auspicious arrival at Varaha Nagar. Disappearance of Srila Govinda Ghosh Thakur. Disappearance of Sripad Satyendrachandra Bhattacharya Mahoday.

10. (Wed) Gaura Panchami. Appearance of Sripad Ramanuja Acharya and Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Hriday Bon Maharaj.

12. (Fri) Gaura Saptami. Appearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Vilas Tirtha Maharaj.

NOTE: Srila Gurudev Srila Govinda Maharaj's disappearance day is the 2nd Dvadasi after Sri Gaura Purnima. So, within a day (because of the particular way our calendar is calculated), his disappearance festival will be on Tuesday 16 April 2019. The precise date will be confirmed with the publication of the new 2019-2020 calendar just before Sri Gaura Purnima.

 



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