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Garuda Panchami – 9 Aug 2024

Garuda Panchami is a festival celebrated to commemorate the birth of Garuda, an ardent devotee and the bird carrier of Lord Vishnu. The fifth day of the waxing moon in the month of Shravana...

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Jhulan Utsava – 16-19 Aug 2024

The Jhulan Festival is celebrated in the month of Shravana (August), from the eleventh day of the bright fortnight (Ekadashi) to the full-moon day (Purnima). This festival is celebrated to commemorate the childhood pastimes...

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Balarama Purnima – 19 Aug 2024

The auspicious appearance day of Lord Balarama, the elder brother of Lord Sri Krishna, is celebrated on the full-moon day of Shravana (August). Lord Balarama appeared as the son of Rohini and Vasudeva. He...

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Monthly Silver Jubilee Celebrations

ISKCON Bangalore commemorates a significant milestone, marking 25 years of service and blessings to the world. Over the course of its journey, ISKCON Bangalore has remained steadfast in its commitment to various charitable endeavours,...

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Vyasa Puja – 27 Aug 2024

The appearance day of Srila Prabhupada, the founder-acharya of ISKCON is celebrated as Vyasa Puja. Srila Prabhupada was born in 1896 on the day of Nandotsava (the next day of Janmashtami). The Vedas originate...

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Sri Radhashtami – 11 Sep 2024

Sri Radhasthami is the auspicious appearance day of Srimati Radharani. The Vedic literatures state, Srimati Radharani is the universal Mother of all living entities. She is also the pleasure potency of Lord Krishna. The...

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Vamana Jayanti – 15 Sep 2024

Vamana Jayanti is the appearance day of Lord Vamana. The Supreme Lord appeared as the son of Kashyapa and Aditi in the form of a dwarf Brahmana (Vamana) to deliver Bali Maharaja, a great...

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Deepotsava – 17 Oct – 15 Nov 2024

Deepotsava or Deepotsavam, also known as the festival of lights, is celebrated every year in the month of Kartika (October–November). It is a month-long festival commemorating Damodara-lila, the sweet pastime of baby Krishna stealing...

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Govardhana Puja – 2 Nov 2024

Govardhana Puja is celebrated in the month of Kartika (October – November) to commemorate the pastime of Lord Sri Krishna lifting the Govardhana Hill to protect the residents of Vrindavana from the wrath of...

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Vaikuntha Ekadashi – 2023

Vaikuntha Ekadashi is an important festival celebrated every year. Ekadashi is the eleventh day of the fortnight of the waxing or waning moon and occurs twice a month. But the Ekadashi that occurs in...

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Krishna Balaram Ratha Yatra – 2024

ISKCON Bangalore will be celebrating the 39th annual Sri Sri Krishna Balarama Ratha Yatra on 27 January  2024. This festival, also known as the Festival of Chariots, has its origins in Jagannath Puri, Odisha,...

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Gita Jayanti – 11 Dec 2024

Gita Jayanti is the auspicious day of the advent of Srimad Bhagavad-gita. This is the day on which Lord Krishna imparted the essence of Vedic knowledge to Arjuna over 5000 years ago and enlightened...

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Sri Nityananda Trayodashi – 2024

Who is Sri Nityananda Prabhu, and why His appearance day is celebrated? Learn more about the importance and details of the celebrations. Sri Nityananda Trayodashi is the auspicious appearance day of Sri Nityananda Prabhu....

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Sri Gaura Purnima – 2024

ISKCON Bangalore will celebrate Sri Gaura Purnima on 25 March 2024 at ISKCON Sri Rajadhiraja Govinda Temple, Vasanthapura and ISKCON Sri Radha Krishna Temple, Rajajinagar, from 6 PM onwards. Devotees observe a fast until moonrise...

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Sri Rama Navami – 2024

Sri Rama Navami is the auspicious appearance day of Lord Sri Ramachandra. Sri Ramachandra appeared in the month of Chaitra (March – April), on the ninth day of the growing moon (Chaitra Masa, Shukla...

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Sri Hanuman Janmotsava- 2024

Hanuman Janmotsava is the celebration of the auspicious appearance day of Sri Hanuman, an ardent devotee and eternal servitor of Lord Sri Ramachandra. In India, there are hundreds and thousands of temples dedicated to...

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Sri Brahmotsava 2024: Silver Jubilee Celebrations

ISKCON Bangalore commemorates a significant achievement, marking 25 years of service to the Lord and society. Over the course of its journey, ISKCON Bangalore has remained steadfast in its commitment to various charitable endeavours,...

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Akshaya Tritiya – 2024

Akshaya Tritiya is regarded as one of the most auspicious days for new beginnings. This festival occurs on the third day (Tritiya) of the bright fortnight (Shukla Paksha) in the month of Vaishakha every...

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Chandan Yatra – 19-21 May 2024

Chandan Yatra is observed in the summer every year. On this occasion, the Deity of the Lord is smeared with Chandan (sandalwood paste) to relieve Him of the severe heat of the summer. The...