Festival Schedule

2021 Festival Schedule

January

Saturday, January 2 – Śrila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura Disappearance (Fast till noon)

Saturday, January 9 – Saphala Ekadasi (break fast next day 7:12 AM – 10:18 AM)

Sunday, January 24 – Putrada Ekadasi (break fast next day 7:04 AM – 10:19 AM)

Thursday, January 28 – Sri Krsna Pusya Abhiseka (Temple Celebration is TBD) 

 

February

 

Sunday, February 7 – Sat-tila Ekadasi (break fast next day 6:49 AM - 10:15 AM)

Tuesday, February 16 – Vasant Panćami

Sunday, February 18 – Śri Advaita Aćarya Appearance Day (Fast till noon)

Tuesday, February 23 – Bhaimi Ekadasi complete fast till noon; Ekadasi fasting rules rest of day                                     
                                      (break fast with grains next day 6:27 AM - 7:37 AM)

Wednesday, February 24 - Varaha Dvadasi (Appearance of Varahadev)

Thursday, February 25 – Nityananda Trayodasi (Fast till noon

Friday, February 26 – Śrila Narottama Dasa Thakura Appearance

 

March

Wednesday, March 3 – Śrila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura Appearance (Fast till noon)

Tuesday, March 9 – Fasting for Vijaya Ekadasi (break fast next day 6:04 AM – 9:57 AM)

Thursday, March 11 – Ŝiva Ratri

Wednesday, March 24 – Amalaki vrata Ekadasi (break fast next day 6:38 AM – 10:46 AM)

Sunday, March 28 – Gaura Purnima (Fast till moon rise)

 

April

Sunday, April 4 – Ŝri Ŝrivasa Pandit Appearance

Wednesday, April 7 – Papamocani Ekadasi (break fast next day 6:14 AM - 10:35 AM)

Wednesday, April 21 – Rama Navami (Fast till sunset

Friday, April 23 – Kamada Ekadasi (break fast next day 5:49 AM - 9:49 AM)

 

May

Friday, May 7 – Varuthini Ekadasi (break fast next day 5:30 AM - 7:53 AM)

Tuesday, May 11 – Ŝri Gadadhara Pandit Appearance

Friday, May 14 - Akśaya Trtiya

Thursday, May 20 – Śrimati Sita Devi Appearance

Saturday, May 22 – Mohini Ekadasi (break fast next day 5:15 AM - 10:12 AM) 

Tuesday, May 25 - Nrśrimha Ċaturdasi (Fast until dusk)

Wednesday, May 26 – Śrila Śrinivas Acarya Appearance


June

Sunday, June 6 – Apara Ekadasi (break fast next day 5:07 AM – 10:11 AM)

Monday, June 21 – Pandava Nirjala Ekadasi - complete fast (no food, no water) (break fast next day 5:07 AM - 10:13 AM)

 

July

Monday, July 5 – Yogini Ekadasi (break fast next day 5:14 AM - 10:17 AM)

Friday, July 9 – Śrila Bhaktivinod Thakura Disappearance (fast until 12PM noon)

Tuesday, July 20 – Sayana Ekadasi (break fast next day 5:26 AM – 6:58 AM)

 

August

Sunday, August 1 – ISKCON Incorporated New York City

Wednesday, August 4 – Kamika Ekadasi (break fast next day 5:41 AM - 7:42 AM)

Sunday, August 8 – Śri Śri Radha Gopivallabha 50th Installation Anniversary

Wednesday, August 18 – Radha Govinda Jhulana Yatra begins

Wednesday, August 18 – Pavitropana Ekadasi (break fast next day 5:55 AM - 10:30 AM)

Sunday, August 22 – Balarama PurnimaJhulana Yatra ends (Fast until 12PM noon)

Monday, August 23 – Śrila Prabhupada's departure for the USA

Monday, August 30 – Śri Krŝna Janmastami (Fast until 12AM midnight)

Tuesday, August 31 – Śrila Prabhupada’s Vyasa Puja (Fast until 12PM noon)

 

September

Thursday, September 2 – Annada Ekadasi (break fast next day 6:11 AM - 10:32 AM)

Monday, September 13 – Radhastami (Fast until 12PM noon)

Thursday, September 16 – Parśva Ekadasi (break fast next day 6:26 AM - 10:34 AM)

Friday, September 17 - Śri Vamana Dvadasi (Appearance of Lord Vamanadeva)

Saturday, September 18 – Śrila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Appearance (Fast until 12PM noon)

Monday, September 20 – Śrila Prabhupada acceptance of sannyasa

Monday, September 27 – Śrila Prabhupada's arrival in the USA

 

October

Sunday, October 2 – Indira Ekadasi (break fast next day 6:43 AM - 10:36 AM)

Friday, October 15 – Ramaċandra Vijayotsava

Saturday, October  16 – Pasankusa Ekadasi (break fast next day 6:59 AM - 8:11 AM)

Thursday, October 21 – Damodara Kartik Masa begins

Monday, October 25 – Disappearance of Śrila Narottama Dasa Thakura

Thursday, October 28 – Bahulastami (Appearance of Radha Kunda)

Tuesday, October 31 – Rama Ekadasi (break fast next day 9:26 AM - 10:44 AM)

 

November

Thursday, November 4 – Dipavali

Friday, November 5 – Govardhan Puja

Saturday, November 7 – Disappearance of Śrila Prabhupada (Fast until 12PM noon)

Thursday, November 11 – Gopastami, Śrila Śrinivasa Acarya Disappearance, Śrila Gadadhara Disappearance

Sunday, November 14 – Śrila Gaura Kiśora Dasa Babaji Disappearance; Bhiśma Panċaka; Utthana Ekadasi (break fast next day 6:35 AM - 9:50 AM)

Thursday, November 18 – Damodara Kartik Masa ends; Tulasi-Śaligrama Vivaha (marriage)

Wednesday, November 24 – Thanksgiving Wednesday Feast

Tuesday, November 30 – Utpanna Ekadasi (break fast next day 6:54 AM - 10:00 AM)

 

December

Tuesday, December 14 – Gita Jayanti (Advent of Bhagavad Gita); Mokśada Ekadasi (break fast next day 7:06 AM - 10:08 AM)

Wednesday, December 22 – Śrila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura Disappearance (Fast till noon)

Thursday, December 30 – Saphala Ekadasi (break fast next day 7:13 AM - 10:16 AM)