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Gaudiya Festival Dates
2016 to 2017 — Sri Gaurabda 531

Location of calculations for Ekadashi times: Moscow
Location of calculations for all other events: West Bengal, India.
See also: calculations for Ekadashi times at other locations.

Please note that this calendar has been prepared according to the directive of Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj that Ekadashis and their associated paran times should be calculated according to locality but all other events in the Vaishnava calendar should be observed around the world on the same date that they are observed in India.

March 2016

Vishnu

24 March 2016 (Thu)
Sri Gaura Purnima paran between 5:42 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. Krishna Pratipad.

28 March 2016 (Mon)
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. Krishna Panchami.

31 March 2016 (Thu)
Appearance of Srila Srivas Pandit. Krishna Ashtami.

April 2016

1 April 2016 (Fri)
Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Vigraha Bhiksu Goswami Maharaj. Krishna Navami.

3 April 2016 (Sun)
Fasting on Papa Vimochani Ekadashi (in Moscow). Krishna Ekadashi.

4 April 2016 (Mon)
Paran 06:02–10:22 (in Moscow). Festival in honour of Sriman Mahaprabhu's auspicious arrival at Varaha Nagar. Disappearance of Srila Govinda Ghosh Thakur. Disappearance of Sripad Satyendrachandra Bhattacharya Mahoday. Krishna Dvadashi.

12 April 2016 (Tue)
Appearance of Sripad Ramanuja Acharya and Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Hriday Bon Maharaj. Gaura Panchami.

13 April 2016 (Wed)
Appearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Vilas Tirtha Maharaj. Gaura Saptami.

15 April 2016 (Fri)
Sri Rama Navami. Fast until noon. Appearance at noon of Sri Ramachandra. Gaura Navami.

17 April 2016 (Sun)
Ekadashi, but no fast in Moscow because tomorrow is fast for Mahadvadashi. Gaura Ekadashi.

18 April 2016 (Mon)
Fasting on Paksha-vardhini Mahadvadashi (in Moscow). Festival in honour of the disappearance of Om Vishnupad Paramahamsa Parivrajakacharya-varya Ashtottara-shata-sri Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj. Gaura Dvadashi.

19 April 2016 (Tue)
Paran 05:24–10:06 (in Moscow). Gaura Trayodashi.

22 April 2016 (Fri)
Vasanta Rasa of Sri Krishna. Rasa Yatra of Sri Balaram. Appearance of Srila Vamshi Vadanananda Thakur and Srila Shyamananda Prabhu. Purnima.

Madhusudan

27 April 2016 (Wed)
Disappearance of Sripad Krishnadas Babaji Maharaj. Krishna Panchami.

29 April 2016 (Fri)
Disappearance of Srila Abhiram Thakur. Krishna Saptami.

May 2016

2 May 2016 (Mon)
Disappearance of Srila Vrindavan Das Thakur. Krishna Dashami.

3 May 2016 (Tue)
Fasting on Varuthini Ekadashi (in Moscow). Disappearance of Sriyukta Saurindranath Bhakti Varidhi Prabhu. Krishna Ekadashi.

4 May 2016 (Wed)
Paran 04:48–05:51 (in Moscow). Krishna Dvadashi.

6 May 2016 (Fri)
Appearance of Srila Gadadhar Pandit Goswami. Amavasya.

7 May 2016 (Sat)
Appearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Aloka Paramahamsa Maharaj. Gaura Pratipad.

8 May 2016 (Sun)
Appearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Vichar Jajavar Maharaj. Gaura Dvitiya.

9 May 2016 (Mon)
Beginning of 21 days Chandan Yatra of Sri Sri Jagannathdev. Aksaya Tritiya: a good day to start some works. Gaura Tritiya.

11 May 2016 (Wed)
Appearance of Sripad Shankar Acharya. Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Vilas Gabhastinemi Maharaj. Gaura Panchami.

13 May 2016 (Fri)
Jahnu Saptami. Sri Jahnavi Puja (Sri Ganga Puja). Gaura Saptami.

15 May 2016 (Sun)
Appearance of Sri Nityananda-shakti, Sri Jahnava Devi, and Sri Rama-shakti, Sri Sita Devi. Appearance of Srila Bhakti Sudhir Goswami Maharaj. Gaura Navami.

17 May 2016 (Tue)
Fasting on Mohini Ekadashi (in Moscow). Gaura Ekadashi.

18 May 2016 (Wed)
Paran 04:20–09:43 (in Moscow). Gaura Dvadashi.

20 May 2016 (Fri)
Sri Nrisimha Chaturdashi: Appearance day of Sri Nrisimhadev. Full fast until after sunset, then no grains (anukalpa). Gaura Chaturdashi.

21 May 2016 (Sat)
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. Purnima.

Trivikram

22 May 2016 (Sun)
Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Saranga Goswami Maharaj. Krishna Pratipad.

27 May 2016 (Fri)
Disappearance of Srila Ramananda Ray (because the Panchami tithi on the previous day was viddha). Krishna Shashthi.

June 2016

1 June 2016 (Wed)
Fasting on Apara Ekadashi (in Moscow). Krishna Ekadashi.

2 June 2016 (Thu)
Paran 03:58–09:37 (in Moscow). Appearance of Srila Vrindavan Das Thakur. Krishna Dvadashi.

6 June 2016 (Mon)
Sree Chaitanya Saraswata Krishnanushilana Sangha, Dum Dum Park, Kolkata: Sri Sri Guru Gauranga Radha Madan Mohan Jiu's installation day festival. Gaura Pratipad.

8 June 2016 (Wed)
Disappearance of Srila Bhakti Gaurava Giri Maharaj (Sripad Paramananda Vidyaratna Prabhu). Gaura Chaturthi.

15 June 2016 (Wed)
Dashahara. Sri Ganga Puja. Appearance of Sri Ganga Mata Goswamini. Disappearance of Srila Baladev Vidyabhushan Prabhu. Gaura Dashami.

16 June 2016 (Thu)
Fasting on Nirjala Ekadashi (in Moscow). Gaura Ekadashi.

17 June 2016 (Fri)
Paran 03:48–09:16 (in Moscow). Gaura Dvadashi.

18 June 2016 (Sat)
Grand festival of Srila Raghunath Das Goswami at Sripat Panihati. Gaura Trayodashi.

20 June 2016 (Mon)
Snan Yatra (bathing) of Sri Jagannathdev. Disappearance of Srila Mukunda Datta and Srila Sridhar Pandit. Purnima.

Vaman

21 June 2016 (Tue)
Disappearance of Srila Shyamananda Prabhu and Sripad Rishabdev Das Adhikari. Krishna Pratipad.

22 June 2016 (Wed)
Disappearance of Sri Gaurahari Bhakti Sampad Prabhu. Krishna Dvitiya.

25 June 2016 (Sat)
Appearance of Srila Vakreshvar Pandit. Krishna Panchami.

30 June 2016 (Thu)
Fasting on Yogini Ekadashi (in Moscow). Disappearance of Sriyukta Rama Devi. Krishna Ekadashi.

July 2016

1 July 2016 (Fri)
Paran 04:06–09:39 (in Moscow). Krishna Dvadashi.

4 July 2016 (Mon)
Disappearance of Srila Gadadhar Pandit and Srila Sachchidananda Bhakti Vinod Thakur. Amavasya.

5 July 2016 (Tue)
Gundicha Marjan: cleaning at the Gundicha Temple at Sri Puri Dham, and cleaning of all Temples of the Lord. Gaura Pratipad.

6 July 2016 (Wed)
Ratha Yatra of Sri Jagannathdev. Disappearance of Srila Svarup Damodar Goswami Prabhu. Gaura Dvitiya.

9 July 2016 (Sat)
Hera Panchami. Sri Sri Laksmi Vijay (observed the following day in Sri Puri Dham). Gaura Panchami.

12 July 2016 (Tue)
Disappearance of Sripad Ajita Krishna Brahmachari. Gaura Ashtami.

14 July 2016 (Thu)
Punar Yatra of Sri Jagannathdev (Return car festival). Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Bhakti Kamal Madhusudan Maharaj. Disappearance of Sriyukta Krishnamayi Devi. Gaura Dashami.

15 July 2016 (Fri)
Fasting on Shayan Ekadashi (in Moscow). Sri Hari Shayan. Gaura Ekadashi.

16 July 2016 (Sat)
Paran 04:58–09:46 (in Moscow). Gaura Dvadashi.

19 July 2016 (Tue)
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. Purnima.

Shridhar

21 July 2016 (Thu)
Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Hriday Bon Maharaj. Krishna Dvitiya.

24 July 2016 (Sun)
Disappearance of Srila Gopal Bhatta Goswami Prabhu. Krishna Panchami.

27 July 2016 (Wed)
Disappearance of Srila Lokanath Goswami Prabhu. Krishna Ashtami.

30 July 2016 (Sat)
Fasting for Trisprisha Mahadvadashi (in Moscow). Krishna Ekadashi.

31 July 2016 (Sun)
Paran 04:34–09:55 (in Moscow). Krishna Trayodashi.

August 2016

2 August 2016 (Tue)
Festival in honour of the disappearance of Om Vishnupad Paramahamsa Parivrajakacharya-varya Ashtottara-shata-sri Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj. Amavasya.

6 August 2016 (Sat)
Disappearance of Srila Vamshi Das Babaji Maharaj. Gaura Chaturthi.

8 August 2016 (Mon)
Appearance of Srila Bhakti Vijay Trivikram Maharaj. Gaura Shashthi.

10 August 2016 (Wed)
Disappearance of Sripad Ananga Mohan Das Adhikari. Gaura Saptami.

12 August 2016 (Fri)
Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Bhakti Prasun Bodhayan Maharaj. Gaura Navami.

14 August 2016 (Sun)
Fasting on Pavitraropani Ekadashi (in Moscow). 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. Gaura Ekadashi.

15 August 2016 (Mon)
Paran 05:02–10:03 (in Moscow). Disappearance of Srila Rupa Goswami and Srila Gauri Das Pandit Goswami. Gaura Dvadashi.

18 August 2016 (Thu)
Appearance of Sri Baladev. Fast until noon. End of Jhulan Yatra of Sri Sri Radha-Govinda. Purnima.

Hrishikesh

23 August 2016 (Tue)
Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Bhakti Vilas Tapasvi Maharaj. Krishna Panchami.

25 August 2016 (Thu)
Sri Sri Krishna Janmashtami. Complete fast until midnight (then no grains). Krishna Ashtami.

26 August 2016 (Fri)
Sri Nandotsav. Sri Janmashtami paran between 5:18 and 9:31 a.m. Appearance of Vishva-varenya Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhaktivedanta Swami Maharaj Prabhupad. Krishna Navami.

28 August 2016 (Sun)
Fasting on Annada Ekadashi (in Moscow). Krishna Ekadashi.

29 August 2016 (Mon)
Paran 05:30–10:10 (in Moscow). Krishna Dvadashi.

September 2016

6 September 2016 (Tue)
Appearance of Sri Sita Devi, the consort of Sri Advaita Prabhu. Gaura Panchami.

8 September 2016 (Thu)
Sri Lalita Saptami. Appearance of Sri Lalita Devi. Gaura Saptami.

9 September 2016 (Fri)
Sri Radhashtami. Srimati Radharani's appearance at noon. Fast until noon. Gaura Ashtami.

12 September 2016 (Mon)
Fasting on Parshva Ekadashi (in Moscow). Gaura Ekadashi.

13 September 2016 (Tue)
Paran 08:07–10:16 (in Moscow) after worshipping Lord Vamanadev. Appearance of Sri Vamanadev. Appearance of Srila Jiva Goswami Prabhu. Gaura Dvadashi.

14 September 2016 (Wed)
Appearance of Srila Sachchidananda Bhakti Vinod Thakur. Gaura Trayodashi.

15 September 2016 (Thu)
Disappearance of Srila Haridas Thakur. Gaura Chaturdashi.

16 September 2016 (Fri)
Vishvarup Mahotsav. End of month-long festival at Nabadwip, Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math. Purnima.

Padmanabha

18 September 2016 (Sun)
Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Vilas Tirtha Maharaj. Krishna Dvitiya.

26 September 2016 (Mon)
Fasting on Indira Ekadashi (in Moscow). Krishna Ekadashi.

27 September 2016 (Tue)
Paran 06:31–10:22 (in Moscow). Krishna Dvadashi.

October 2016

1 October 2016 (Sat)
Appearance festival of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math Acharya and Sevaite Srila Bhakti Nirmal Acharya Maharaj. Gaura Pratipad.

4 October 2016 (Tue)
Disappearance of Sriyukta Radharani Devi Chaudurani. Gaura Tritiya.

5 October 2016 (Wed)
Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Sripad Bhakti Dayita Damodar Maharaj. Gaura Chaturthi.

11 October 2016 (Tue)
Vijay Utsav of Sri Ramachandra. Appearance of Sri Madhva Acharya. Gaura Dashami.

12 October 2016 (Wed)
Fasting on Papankusha Ekadashi (in Moscow). Gaura Ekadashi.

13 October 2016 (Thu)
Paran 06:59–10:29 (in Moscow). Disappearance of Srila Raghunath Das Goswami, Srila Raghunath Bhatta Goswami, and Srila Krishnadas Kaviraj Goswami. Gaura Dvadashi.

16 October 2016 (Sun)
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. Purnima.

Damodar

18 October 2016 (Tue)
Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Srirup Puri Maharaj. Krishna Tritiya.

20 October 2016 (Thu)
Disappearance of Srila Narottam Das Thakur. Krishna Panchami.

21 October 2016 (Fri)
Disappearance of Srila Bhakti Vichar Jajavar Maharaj. Krishna Shashthi.

23 October 2016 (Sun)
Bahulashtami. Manifestation day of Sri Radha Kunda. Sannyas day of Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj. Krishna Ashtami.

24 October 2016 (Mon)
The grand 122nd 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. Krishna Navami.

26 October 2016 (Wed)
Fasting on Rama Ekadashi (in Moscow). Krishna Ekadashi.

27 October 2016 (Thu)
Paran 07:29–10:38 (in Moscow). Festival in honour of Sri Gauranga Mahaprabhu's auspicious arrival at Sripat Panihati. Krishna Dvadashi.

29 October 2016 (Sat)
Offering and placing of lamps (or candles) on Vishnu Mandirs. Krishna Chaturdashi.

30 October 2016 (Sun)
Dipavali. Offering and placing of lamps (or candles) on Vishnu Mandirs. Amavasya.

31 October 2016 (Mon)
Go Puja (cow-worship) and Go Krida (the pleasure of the cows). Sri Govardhan Puja. Annakut Mahotsav: grand festival and puja to Sri Sri Anu Giriraj at Srila Sridhar Swami Seva Ashram in Sri Govardhan and Sri Gupta Govardhan Puja festival at Sri Govinda Kunda in Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Nabadwip. . Gaura Pratipad.

November 2016

1 November 2016 (Tue)
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). Gaura Dvitiya.

3 November 2016 (Thu)
Disappearance festival of Vishva-varenya Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhaktivedanta Swami Maharaj Prabhupad. Gaura Chaturthi.

4 November 2016 (Fri)
Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Aloka Paramahamsa Maharaj. Gaura Panchami.

8 November 2016 (Tue)
Disappearance of Sri Gadadhar Das Goswami, Srila Dhananjay Pandit, and Srila Srinivas Acharya Prabhu. Sri Gopashtami, Sri Goshthastami, Go Puja, and Go Gras-dan. Gaura Ashtami.

10 November 2016 (Thu)
Fasting on Utthan Ekadashi (in Moscow). Gaura Ekadashi.

11 November 2016 (Fri)
Paran 08:03–10:49 (in Moscow). 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. Gaura Dvadashi.

13 November 2016 (Sun)
Disappearance of Srila Bhugarbha Goswami and Srila Kashishvar Pandit. Gaura Chaturdashi.

14 November 2016 (Mon)
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 the purnima day (as in Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math). Purnima.

Keśava

24 November 2016 (Thu)
Fasting on Utpanna Ekadashi (in Moscow). Krishna Ekadashi.

25 November 2016 (Fri)
Paran 13:01–15:59 (in Moscow). Krishna Dvadashi.

26 November 2016 (Sat)
Disappearance of Srila Narahari Sarkar Thakur and Srila Kaliya Krishnadas. Disappearance of Sriyukta Dhananjay Das Prabhu. Krishna Dvadashi.

27 November 2016 (Sun)
Disappearance of Srila Saranga Thakur. Krishna Trayodashi.

29 November 2016 (Tue)
Disappearance of Srila Jagabandhu Bhakti Ranjan. Amavasya.

December 2016

5 December 2016 (Mon)
Oran Shashthi. Grand festival for honouring the appearance of Sri Sri Nitai-Chaitanya Jiu at Sri Puri Dham, Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math. Gaura Shashthi.

7 December 2016 (Wed)
Disappearance of Srila Madhusudan Das Babaji Maharaj. Gaura Ashtami.

8 December 2016 (Thu)
Appearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Kamal Madhusudan Maharaj. Gaura Navami.

9 December 2016 (Fri)
Appearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Kusum Shraman Maharaj. Gaura Dashami.

10 December 2016 (Sat)
Fasting on Mokshada Ekadashi (in Moscow). Gaura Ekadashi.

11 December 2016 (Sun)
Paran 09:01–10:41 (in Moscow). Gaura Dvadashi.

Narayan

15 December 2016 (Thu)
The grand 88th appearance day celebration of Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math's Sevaite-President-Acharya, Om Vishnupad Paramahamsa Parivrajakacharya Sri Srimad Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj. Krishna Dvitiya.

16 December 2016 (Fri)
Festivals at the appearance place of Srila B.S. Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj and his youth Pastimes place: Bamunpara and Nadan Ghat. Krishna Tritiya.

17 December 2016 (Sat)
Disappearance festival of the founder of the Sri Chaitanya Math and worldwide Sri Gaudiya Maths, Bhagavan Sri Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Goswami Prabhupad. Krishna Chaturthi.

24 December 2016 (Sat)
Ekadashi, but no fast in Moscow because tomorrow is fast for Mahadvadashi. Disappearance of Srila Devananda Pandit and Srimad Bhakti Prakash Aranya Maharaj. Krishna Ekadashi.

25 December 2016 (Sun)
Fasting on Paksha-vardhini Mahadvadashi (in Moscow). Disappearance of Sripad Bhakti Bhudev Shrauti Maharaj. Christmas Day. Krishna Dvadashi.

26 December 2016 (Mon)
Paran 09:13–11:24 (in Moscow). Krishna Trayodashi.

27 December 2016 (Tue)
Disappearance of Srila Mahesh Pandit and Srila Uddharan Das Thakur. Krishna Trayodashi.

30 December 2016 (Fri)
Appearance of Srila Lochan Das Thakur. Gaura Pratipad.

January 2017

1 January (Sun)
Disappearance of Srila Jiva Goswami Prabhu and Srila Jagadish Pandit. New Year's Day. Gaura Tritiya.

8 January (Sun)
Fasting on Putrada Ekadashi (in Moscow). Appearance of Srila Jagadish Pandit. Gaura Ekadashi.

9 January (Mon)
Paran 09:10–11:27 (in Moscow). Gaura Dvadashi.

12 January (Thu)
Pushyabhisheka Yatra of Sri Krishna. Disappearance of Sripad Bhakti Sharan Vaisnava Maharaj. Purnima.

Madhava

13 January (Fri)
Sriman Mahaprabhu leaves Nabadwip in the night to go to Katwa to take sannyas. Krishna Pratipad.

15 January (Sun)
Remembrance of Sriman Mahaprabhu's sannyas-lila. Appearance of Srila Gopal Bhatta Goswami Prabhu. Disappearance of Srila Ramachandra Kaviraj. Krishna Tritiya.

16 January (Mon)
Disappearance of Sripad Yadavendu Bhakti Chandan. Krishna Chaturthi.

18 January (Wed)
Disappearance of Srila Jayadev Goswami. Krishna Shashthi.

20 January (Fri)
Disappearance of Srila Lochan Das Thakur. Krishna Ashtami.

23 January (Mon)
Fasting on Shat-tila Ekadashi (in Moscow). Krishna Ekadashi.

24 January (Tue)
Paran 08:52–11:25 (in Moscow). Krishna Dvadashi.

28 January (Sat)
Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Gaurava Vaikhanas Maharaj. Disappearance of Sri Haripada Chaudhuri Das Adhikari. Gaura Pratipad.

29 January (Sun)
Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Sharan Shanta Maharaj. Gaura Dvitiya.

31 January (Tue)
Appearance of Srila Bhakti Pavan Janardan Maharaj. Gaura Chaturthi.

February 2017

1 February (Wed)
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. Gaura Panchami.

3 February (Fri)
Appearance of Mahavishnu Avatar, Sri Advaita Acharya. Gaura Saptami.

4 February (Sat)
Disappearance of Sripad Virendra Krishna Prabhu. Gaura Ashtami.

5 February (Sun)
Disappearance of Srila Madhva Acharya. Gaura Navami.

6 February (Mon)
Disappearance of Srila Ramanuja Acharya. Gaura Dashami.

7 February (Tue)
Fasting for Trisprisha Mahadvadashi (in Moscow). Gaura Ekadashi.

8 February (Wed)
Paran 08:23–11:17 (in Moscow) after worshipping Lord Varahadev. Varaha Dvadashi. Appearance of Lord Varaha. Gaura Trayodashi.

9 February (Thu)
Appearance of Sri Nityananda Prabhu. Grand festival and installation anniversary of Sri Sri Guru Gaura Nityananda Jiu at Sree Chaitanya Saraswata Krishnanushilana Sangha, Ekachakra Dham. Gaura Trayodashi.

Govinda

11 February (Sat)
Sri Krishna's Madhurotsav. Appearance of Srila Narottam Das Thakur (because the Purnima tithi on the previous day was viddha). Krishna Pratipad.

13 February (Mon)
Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Sripad Bhakti Premik Siddhanti Maharaj. Krishna Tritiya.

16 February (Thu)
The 144th 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. Krishna Panchami.

17 February (Fri)
Appearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Saranga Goswami Maharaj. Krishna Shashthi.

22 February (Wed)
Fasting on Vijaya Ekadashi (in Moscow). Disappearance of Sripad Krishna Govinda Das Adhikari. Krishna Ekadashi.

23 February (Thu)
Paran 07:48–11:05 (in Moscow). Krishna Dvadashi.

25 February (Sat)
Sri Sri Shivaratri (optional fast). Krishna Chaturdashi.

26 February (Sun)
Paran between 6:06 and 9:55 a.m. for those who fasted. Anniversary festival of the installation of Sri Sadashiva Gangadhar, Sri Govinda Kunda, Nabadwip. Amavasya.

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

28 February (Tue)
Appearance of Srila Bhakti Kusum Ashram Maharaj. Gaura Dvitiya.

March 2017

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

2 March (Thu)
Appearance of Srila Purushottam Thakur. Disappearance of Sripad Tulasidas Das Adhikari Prabhu. Gaura Chaturthi.

3 March (Fri)
Disappearance of Sriyukta Tarangini Devi. Gaura Panchami.

7 March (Tue)
Adhivas festival of Sri Nabadwip Dham Parikrama. Beginning of annual seven day festival. Gaura Dashami.

8 March (Wed)
Fasting on Amalaki Ekadashi (in Moscow). 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. Gaura Ekadashi.

9 March (Thu)
Paran 07:12–10:51 (in Moscow). 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. Gaura Dvadashi.

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

11 March (Sat)
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. Gaura Chaturdashi.

12 March (Sun)
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 531 Gaurabda. Sri Gauravirbhava Paurnamasi.

Vishnu

13 March (Mon)
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 532 Gaurabda. Krishna Pratipad.

17 March (Fri)
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. Krishna Panchami.

21 March (Tue)
Appearance of Srila Srivas Pandit. Krishna Ashtami.

22 March (Wed)
Disappearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Vigraha Bhiksu Goswami Maharaj. Krishna Navami.

24 March (Fri)
Fasting on Papa Vimochani Ekadashi (in Moscow). Krishna Ekadashi.

25 March (Sat)
Paran 06:30–08:39 (in Moscow). Festival in honour of Sriman Mahaprabhu's auspicious arrival at Varaha Nagar. Disappearance of Srila Govinda Ghosh Thakur. Disappearance of Sripad Satyendrachandra Bhattacharya Mahoday. Krishna Dvadashi.

April 2017

1 April (Sat)
Appearance of Sripad Ramanuja Acharya and Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Hriday Bon Maharaj. Gaura Panchami.

3 April (Mon)
Appearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Vilas Tirtha Maharaj. Gaura Saptami.

5 April (Wed)
Sri Rama Navami. Fast until noon. Appearance at noon of Sri Ramachandra. Gaura Navami.

7 April (Fri)
Fasting on Kamada Ekadashi (in Moscow). Gaura Ekadashi.

8 April (Sat)
Paran 05:52–07:10 (in Moscow). Festival in honour of the disappearance of Om Vishnupad Paramahamsa Parivrajakacharya-varya Ashtottara-shata-sri Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj. Gaura Dvadashi.

11 April (Tue)
Vasanta Rasa of Sri Krishna. Rasa Yatra of Sri Balaram. Appearance of Srila Vamshi Vadanananda Thakur and Srila Shyamananda Prabhu. Purnima.

Please note that Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math's calendar for 2017‒2018 will be released just prior to Gaura Purnima 2017.

Calendars for 2016–2017 are available for Almaty, Barnaul, Bogotá, Buffalo, Budapest, Caracas, Chelyabinsk, Chiang Mai, Delhi, Dnepropetrovsk, Donetsk, Ekaterinburg, Guadalajara, Habarovsk, Haifa, Hanty-Mansiysk, Harkov, Herson, Honolulu, Johannesburg, Kazan, Kiev, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, Kuala Lumpur, Lima, London, Lugansk, Lvov, Maalot-Tarshiha, Mérida, Mexico City, Miami, Milan, Minsk, Morelia, Moscow, Nabadwip, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Orenburg, Perm, Port Luis, Prague, Saint Petersburg, Riga, Rome, Rostov-on-Don, Salt Lake City, Samara, San Luis Potosí, São Paulo, Sevastopol, Shenzhen, Simferopol, Smolensk, Sochi, Soquel, Sukhum, Tijuana, Timmins, Tolyatti, Tomsk, Ufa, Uki, Vancouver, Velikiy Novgorod, Veracruz, Vinnitsa, Vladivostok, Volgograd, Voronezh, Yaroslavl and Yoshkar-Ola.

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