Ramnavami

Sri Rama Navami – April 2, 2020

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...

Akshaya Tritiya – April 26, 2020

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...

sri narasimha jayanti

Sri Narasimha Jayanti – May 6, 2020

Sri Narasimha Jayanti is the appearance day of Lord Narasimha, the half-lion half-man incarnation of Supreme Lord Krishna, who appeared to protect Prahlada from his demoniac father Hiranyakashipu. Hiranyakashipu received a special benediction from...

lord hanuman

Sri Hanuman Jayanti – May 17, 2020

Hanuman Jayanti 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...

garuda panchami

Garuda Panchami – July 25, 2020

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...

Julana ustav

Jhulan Utsava – Jul 30 – Aug 2, 2020

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...

Balaram purnima

Sri Balarama Purnima – Aug 3, 2020

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...

Janmasthami

Sri Krishna Janmashtami – Aug 11-12, 2020

The entire world celebrates the divine appearance of Lord Sri Krishna. At ISKCON Bangalore, the arrangements for the festival start well ahead. The entire temple is cleaned and painted. Electricians perch themselves at various...

srila prabhupada

Vyasa Puja – Aug 13, 2020

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...

Radhasthami

Sri Radhashtami – Aug 26, 2020

Radhashtami is celebrated on the eighth day of the bright fortnight (shukla paksha ashtami) in the month of Bhadra (August – September). It is a very significant festival for the devotees. Radharani is the...

Vamana jayanti

Vamana Jayanti – 2020

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 devotee born in the family of demons. Sri Jayadeva...

Sri nityanadana thryodashi

Sri Nityananda Trayodashi – 2021

Sri Nityananda Trayodashi is the auspicious appearance day of Sri Nityananda Prabhu. The Supreme Lord Sri Krishna appeared in Navadvipa as Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu to establish the Sankirtana Movement (the Yuga Dharma for this...

Govardhana puja

Govardhana Puja – 2020

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...

Deepoutsava

Deepotsava – 2020

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

Sri vaikuntha ekdashi

Vaikuntha Ekadashi

Devotees of Lord Vishnu observe Ekadashi Vrata and engage in remembering the Supreme Lord by chanting His Holy Names and singing His glories. Ekadashi is the eleventh day of the fortnight of the waxing...

Gaura purnima

Sri Gaura Purnima -2021

Gaura Purnima is the auspicious appearance day of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (who is also known as Gauranga due to His golden complexion), and this year we are celebrating the 534th anniversary of His appearance...

Ratha yatra

Sri Sri Krishna Balarama Ratha Yatra

Ratha Yatra, the Festival of Chariots, is celebrated originally in Jagannath Puri (Odisha) from time immemorial. Srila Prabhupada, the founder-acharya of ISKCON introduced this Ratha Yatra festival in ISKCON centers around the world. He...

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