VAISHNAVA CALENDAR 2019-2020
(Gourabda 533)
Month Date Event Breaking Fast
Mar 2019 Fri 22nd Festival of Jagannath Misra —-
Apr 2019 Mon 1st Maha-Dvadasi (Fasting for Ekadasi vrata) Next day after Sunrise
Sun 14th Sri Rama Navami Fasting till Sunset
Mon 15th Beginning of Salagrama & Tulasi Jala Dana
Tue 16th Dvadasi (Fasting for Ekadasi vrata) Next day after Sunrise
Thu 18th Their Lordships’ 22nd Brahmotsava celebrations begin (in iskcon Bangalore) – Dhvaja Arohana
Sat 27th Brahma Ratha —-
Mon 29th Brahmotsava celebrations end (in ISKCON Bangalore) – Dhvaja Avarohana —-
Tue 30th Ekadashi Next day after Sunrise
May 2019 Tue 7th Akshaya Tritiya —-
Tue 14th End of Salagrama & Tulasi Jala Dana
Wed 15th Ekadashi Next day after Sunrise
Wed 15th Chandan Yatra of Sri Prahlada Narasimha begins (in ISKCON Bangalore) —-
Sat 18th Narasimha Chaturdashi:
Appearance of Lord Narasimhadeva
Fasting till dusk
Wed 29th Hanuman Jayanti (in ISKCON Bangalore) —-
Thu 30th Ekadashi Next day after Sunrise
Jun 2019 Thu 13th Ekadashi Next day after Sunrise
Sat 15th Panihati Chida Dahi Utsava  
Mon 17th Jagannatha Snana Yatra  
Sat 29th Ekadashi Next day after Sunrise
Jul 2019 Tue 2nd Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura – Disappearance Fasting till noon
Thu 4th Jagannatha Puri Ratha Yatra —-
Wed 10th Sudarshana Jayanti at Iskcon, VK hill, Bangalore  
Fri 12th Ekadashi Next day after Sunrise
Fri 12th Jagannatha Puri Bahuda Ratha Yatra —-
Sat 13th Founding Day (As per the Founding Document: CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION OF ISKCON)  
Tue 16th First month of Chaturmasya begins.  Fasting from Shak (green leafy vegetables) for one month —-
Sun 28th Ekadashi Next day after Sunrise
Aug 2019 Mon 5th Garuda Panchami (in Iskcon Bangalore)
Sun 11th  Ekadasi and Jhulan Yatra begins Next day after Sunrise
Tue 13th Jaladuta’s Voyage of Compassion begins
(as per Jaladuta Diary )
Thu 15th Balarama Jayanthi: Appearance of Lord Balarama
Jhulan Yatra ends
Second month of Chaturmasya begins.
Fasting from yogurt for one month.
Fasting till noon
Fri 23rd Sri Krishna Janmashtami Celebrations  
Sat 24th Sri Krishna Janmashtami:
Appearance of Lord Sri Krishna
Fasting till midnight
Sun 25th Nandotsava
Sri Vyasa Puja: Appearance of Srila Prabhupada
Fasting till noon
Tue 27th Dvadasi (Fasting for Ekadasi vrata) Next day after Sunrise
Sep 2019 Sun 1st Srila Prabhupada’s Vyasa Puja Smaranam
(for in iskcon Bangalore)
 
Fri 6th Radhashtami: Appearance of Srimati Radharani Fasting till noon
Mon 9th Ekadashi Fasting till noon today in addition to regular Ekadashi fasting. Next day Feast after Sunrise
Tue 10th Vamana Jayanthi: Appearance of Lord Vamanadeva Fasting observed the previous day till noon
Wed 11th Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura – Appearance Fasting till noon
Sat 14th Acceptance of sannyasa by Srila Prabhupada (Srila Prabhupada sannyasa smriti)
Third month of Chaturmasya begins.
Fasting from milk for one month.
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Thu 19th Jaladuta’s Voyage of Compassion ends
(as per Jaladuta Diary )
Wed 25th Ekadashi Next day after Sunrise
Oct 2019 Tue 8th Dusshera Festival (in iskcon Mysore) —-
Wed 9th Ekadashi Next day after Sunrise
Sun 13th Fourth month of Chaturmasya begins. Fasting from Urad dal for one month.
KARTHIKA MONTH BEGINS
DEEPOTSAVA BEGINS (in ISKCON Bangalore)
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Thu 24th Ekadashi Next day after Sunrise
Tue 29th Govardhana Puja, Go Puja —-
Thu 31st Srila Prabhupada – Disappearance Fasting till noon
Nov 2019 Fri 8th Srila Gaura Kishora Dasa Babaji – Disappearance
Ekadashi
Fasting till noon today in addition to regular Ekadashi fasting. Next day Feast after Sunrise
Tue 12th Chaturmasya ends. KARTHIKA MONTH ENDS
DEEPOTSAVA ENDS (in ISKCON Bangalore)
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Wed 20th Srila Prabhupada Diksha Diwasa  
Sat 23rd Maha-Dvadasi (Fasting for Ekadasi vrata) Next day after Sunrise
Dec 2019 Sun 1st Srila Prabhupada Book Distribution Festival
Inauguration (in ISKCON Bangalore)
Sun 8th Ekadashi & Gita Jayanti Next day after Sunrise
Mon 16th Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura – Disappearance Fasting till noon
Sun 22nd Ekadashi Next day after Sunrise
Wed 25th Kirtan Mela (in ISKCON Bangalore)
Thu 26th Kirtan Mela (in ISKCON Bangalore)
Jan 2020 Mon 6th Vaikuntha Ekadashi (*Check two months before*)
Mon 20th Ekadashi Next day after Sunrise
Feb 2020 Sat 1st Sri Advaita Acharya – Appearance Fasting till noon
Sun 2nd Srila Prabhupada Book Distribution Festival Closing Ceremony and Prize Distribution (in ISKCON Bangalore)  
Wed 5th Ekadashi Fasting till noon today in addition to regular Ekadashi fasting. Next day Feast after Sunrise
Thu 6th Sri Varahadeva – Appearance Fasting observed the previous day till noon
Fri 7th Nityananda Trayodashi:
Appearance of Sri Nityananda Prabhu
Fasting till noon
Thu 13th Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura – Appearance Fasting till noon
Wed 19th Ekadashi Next day after Sunrise
Mar 2020 Fri 6th Ekadashi Next day after Sunrise
Mon 9th Sri Gaura Poornima: Appearance of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Fasting till Moonrise


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