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BLISS Vaishnava Calendar

Updated: 7 days ago

All the important dates.

Note: Ekadashi means fasting from at least grains for the whole day until 9am following day.

MARCH 2023

15 MARCH (WED). Appearance of Srila Srivas Pandit.

18 MARCH (SAT). Ekadasi.

30 MARCH (THU). Sri Rama Navami: Appearance of Lord Sri Sri Ramachandra. Fast the whole day until the feast in the temple.

APRIL 2023

1 APRIL (SAT). Ekadasi.

16 APRIL (SUN). Ekadasi.

20 APRIL (THU). Appearance of Srila Gadadhar Pandit Goswami.

MAY 2023

1 MAY (MON). Ekadasi.

4 MAY (THU). Sri Nrisimha Chaturdasi: appearance of Lord Sri Nrisimhadev. Full fast until sunset

15 MAY (MON). Ekadasi.

31 MAY (WED). Ekadasi.

JUNE 2023

14 JUNE (WED). Ekadasi.

18 JUNE (SUN). Disappearance of Srila Gadadhar Pandit Goswami and Srila Sach-chid-ananda Bhaktivinod Thakur.

19 JUNE (MON). Sri Gundicha Marjan (cleaning Sri Gundicha Temple at Sri Puri Dham and cleaning all temples).

29 JUNE (THU). Ekadasi.

JULY 2023

3 JULY (MON). Disappearance of Srila Sanatan Goswami Prabhu. Beginning of Chaturmasya Vrata.

8 JULY (SAT). . Disappearance of Srila Gopal Bhatta Goswami Prabhu.

13 JULY (THU). Ekadasi.

29 JULY (SAT). Ekadasi.


12 AUGUST (SAT). Ekadasi.

27 AUGUST (SUN). Ekadasi.

28 AUGUST (MON). Disappearance of Srila Rupa Goswami Prabhu and Srila Gauri Das Pandit Goswami.

31 AUGUST (THU). Appearance of Lord Sri Baladeva. Fast until midday.


7 SEPTEMBER (THU). Sri Sri Krishna Janmastami: Appearance of Lord Sri Krishna (midnight). Complete fast until midnight, then no grains.

8 SEPTEMBER (FRI). Appearance day of our dear spiritual master His Divine Grace A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Fast until midday.

10 SEPTEMBER (SUN). Ekadasi.

23 SEPTEMBER (SAT). Sri Radhastami: Appearance of Srimati Radharani. Fast until noon.

25 SEPTEMBER (WED) Ekadasi (Fasting disregarded)

26 SEPTEMBER (TUE). Dvadasi. Appearance of Lord Sri Vamanadeva. Break fast from yesterday's ekadasi after the worship of Lord Sri Vamanadeva. Appearance of Srila Jiva Goswami Prabhu. (Do as you would on a regular Ekadasi, that is all)

27 SEPTEMBER (WED). Appearance of Srila Sac-cit-ananda Bhaktivinod Thakura. (Break fast as you would do on regular Dvadasi, namely by taking grain prasadam after 9am)

28 SEPTEMBER (THU). Disappearance of Srila Haridasa Thakura. (Fast the whole day until 5pm)

29 SEPTEMBER (FRI). Visvarup Mahotsava. (Feasting)


10 OCTOBER (TUE). Ekadasi. Fast on Indira Ekadasi.

24 OCTOBER (TUE). Vijay Utsav of Sri Ramachandra and appearance of Sri Madhvacharya.

25 OCTOBER (WED). Ekadasi.

26 OCTOBER (THU). Disappearance of Srila Raghunath Das Goswami, Srila Raghunath Bhatta Goswami and Srila Krishnadas Kaviraj Goswami.

28 OCTOBER (SAT). Beginning of Kartika vrata


2 NOVEMBER (THU). Disappearance of Srila Narottam Thakur.

5 NOVEMBER (SUN). Bahulastami. Manifestation day of Sri Radha Kunda.

9 NOVEMBER (THU). Ekadasi.

13 NOVEMBER (MON). Dipavali. Offering and placing of lamps (or candles) on the temples of the Lord.

14 NOVEMBER (TUE). Sri Sri Govardhan Puja.

17 NOVEMBER (FRI). Disappearance of our beloved spiritual master His Divine Grace A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

23 NOVEMBER (THU). Ekadasi. Disappearance of Srila Gaura Kisor Das Babaji Maharaj.

27 NOVEMBER (MON). . Rasa Yatra of Sri Krishna. End of chaturmasya, kartik vrata.


8 DECEMBER (FRI). Ekadasi.

23 DECEMBER (SAT). Ekadasi.

31 DECEMBER (SUN). Disappearance of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Goswami Prabhupada.


7 JANUARY (SUN). Ekadasi.

14 JANUARY (SUN). Disappearance of Srila Jiva Goswami Prabhu and Srila Jagadis Pandit.

21 JANUARY (SUN). Ekadasi. Appearance of Srila Jagadis Pandit.

28 JANUARY (SUN). Appearance of Srila Gopal Bhatta Goswami Prabhu


6 FEBRUARY (TUE). Ekadasi. Fast on Sat-tila Ekadasi.

14 FEBRUARY (WED). Sri Krishna’s Vasanta Panchami. Appearance of Sri Sri Visnupriya Devi. Appearance of Srila Pundarik Vidyanidhi, Srila Raghunath Das Goswami and Srila Raghunandan Thakur. Disappearance of Srila Visvanath Chakravarti Thakur.

16 FEBRUARY (FRI). Appearance of Sri Advaita Acharya.

18 FEBRUARY (SUN). Disappearance of Sripad Madhvacharya.

19 FEBRUARY (MON). Disappearance of Srila Ramanuja Acharya.

20 FEBRUARY (TUE). Ekadasi. Fast in honour of Lord Sri Varahadeva’s appearance (tomorrow).

21 FEBRUARY (WED). Dvadasi. Appearance of Lord Sri Varahadev. Break fast after 9am after offering worship to Lord Varahadev.

22 FEBRUARY (THU). Appearance of Sri Sri Nityananda Prabhu. Fast until noon.

24 FEBRUARY (SAT). Appearance of Srila Narottam Thakur.

29 FEBRUARY (THU). Appearance day of Sri Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Goswami Thakur.

MARCH 2024

6 MARCH (WED). Ekadasi.

20 MARCH (WED). Ekadasi.

25 MARCH (MON). Sri Gaura Purnima: Divine appearance of Lord Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu. Fast until moonrise, then no grains (anukalpa). Start of 538 Sri Gaurabda.

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