Ekadasi Calendar

Madhusudana Masa, Gaurabda 525

Birmingham  (52N28 1W55, +0:00) GCal 5

DATE                                  TITHI                                                                         PAKSA        FAST

18 Apr 2011 Mo     Pratipat                                                 K             

   Sri Balarama Rasayatra

   Sri Krsna Vasanta Rasa

   Sri Vamsivadana Thakura — Appearance

   Sri Syamananda Prabhu — Appearance

22 Apr 2011 Fri      Good Friday (Bank Holiday)

24 Apr 2011 Su       Saptami                                                K             

   Sri Abhirama Thakura – Disappearance

   Easter Sunday

25 Apr 2011 Mo     Easter Monday (Bank Holiday)

27 Apr 2011 We     Dasami                                                 K             

   Srila Vrndavana Dasa Thakura — Disappearance

28 Apr 2011 Th       Ekadasi (suitable for fasting)           K              *

   Fasting for Varuthini Ekadasi

29 Apr 2011 Fr        Dvadasi                                                K             

   Break fast 05:41 – 10:37 (DST)

   Royal Wedding – Bank Holiday

2 May 2011 Mo     Early May Bank Holiday

3 May 2011 Tu      Amavasya                                            K             

   Sri Gadadhara Pandita — Appearance

6 May 2011 Fr         Tritiya                                                   G             

   Aksaya Trtiya. Candana Yatra starts. (Continues for 21 days)

10 May 2011 Tu     Saptami                                                G             

   Jahnu Saptami

12 May 2011 Th      Navami                                                 G             

   Srimati Sita Devi (consort of Lord Sri Rama) — Appearance

   Sri Madhu Pandita — Disappearance

   Srimati Jahnava Devi — Appearance

13 May 2011 Fr       Ekadasi (not suitable for fasting)     G

14 May 2011 Sa      Dvadasi (suitable for fasting)          G              *

   Fasting for Mohini Ekadasi

   Rukmini Dvadasi

15 May 2011 Su      Trayodasi                                             G             

   Break fast 05:12 – 10:27 (DST)

   Sri Jayananda Prabhu — Disappearance

   Tulasi Jala Dan ends.

16 May 2011 Mo    Caturdasi                                             G              *

   Nrsimha Caturdasi: Appearance of Lord Nrsimhadeva

   (Fast till dusk)

17 May 2011 Tu     Purnima                                               G             

   Krsna Phula Dola, Salila Vihara

   Sri Paramesvari Dasa Thakura — Disappearance

   Sri Sri Radha-Ramana Devaji — Appearance

   Sri Madhavendra Puri — Appearance

   Sri Srinivasa Acarya — Appearance

 

Trivikrama Masa, Gaurabda 525

Birmingham  (52N28 1W55, +0:00) GCal 5

DATE                                  TITHI                                                                         PAKSA        FAST

18 May 2011 We    Pratipat                                                 K

21 May 2011 Sa      Pancami                                                K             

   Sri Ramananda Raya — Disappearance

28 May 2011 Sa      Ekadasi (suitable for fasting)           K              *

   Fasting for Apara Ekadasi

29 May 2011 Su      Dvadasi                                                K             

   Break fast 04:54 – 10:21 (DST)

   Srila Vrndavana Dasa Thakura — Appearance

30 May 2011 Mo    Spring Bank Holiday

1 Jun 2011 We      Amavasya                                            K             

11 Jun 2011 Sa        Dasami                                                 G             

   Sri Baladeva Vidyabhusana — Disappearance

   Ganga Puja

   Srimati Gangamata Gosvamini — Appearance

12 Jun 2011 Su        Ekadasi (suitable for fasting)           G              *

   Trisprsa Mahadvadasi

   Fasting for Pandava Nirjala Ekadasi

   (Total fast, even from water, if you have broken Ekadasi)

13 Jun 2011 Mo      Trayodasi                                             G             

   Break fast 04:44 – 10:20 (DST)

   Panihati Cida Dahi Utsava

15 Jun 2011 We      Purnima                                               G             

   Snana Yatra

   Sri Mukunda Datta — Disappearance

   Sri Sridhara Pandita — Disappearance

 

 

 

Vamana Masa, Gaurabda 525

Birmingham  (52N28 1W55, +0:00)  GCal 5

DATE                                  TITHI                                                                         PAKSA        FAST

16 Jun 2011 Th        Pratipat                                                 K             

   Sri Syamananda Prabhu — Disappearance

19 Jun 2011 Sun      Father’s Day

20 Jun 2011 Mo      Pancami                                                K             

   Sri Vakresvara Pandita — Appearance

25 Jun 2011 Sa        Dasami                                                 K             

   Sri Srivasa Pandita — Disappearance

27 Jun 2011 Mo      Ekadasi (suitable for fasting)           K              *

   Fasting for Yogini Ekadasi

28 Jun 2011 Tu       Dvadasi                                                K             

   Break fast 04:47 – 09:34 (DST)

1 Jul 2011 Fr            Amavasya                                            K              *

   Sri Gadadhara Pandita — Disappearance

   Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura — Disappearance

   (Fast till noon)

2 Jul 2011 Sa          Pratipat                                                 G             

   Gundica Marjana

3 Jul 2011 Su          Dvitiya                                                  G             

   Ratha Yatra (in Puri)

   Sri Svarupa Damodara Gosvami — Disappearance

   Sri Sivananda Sena — Disappearance

6 Jul 2011 We         Sasti                                                       G             

   Sri Vakresvara Pandita — Disappearance

7 Jul 2011 Th          Saptami                                                G             

   Hera Pancami (4 days after Ratha Yatra)

11 Jul 2011 Mo       Ekadasi (suitable for fasting)           G              *

   Fasting for Sayana Ekadasi

   Return Ratha (8 days after Ratha Yatra)

12 Jul 2011 Tu        Dvadasi                                                G             

   Break fast 04:59 – 10:28 (DST)

15 Jul 2011 Fr          Purnima                                               G             

   Guru (Vyasa) Purnima

   Srila Sanatana Gosvami — Disappearance

   First month of Caturmasya begins [PURNIMA SYSTEM]

   (green leafy vegetable fast for one month)

 

 

 

 

Sridhara Masa, Gaurabda 525

Birmingham  (52N28 1W55, +0:00)  GCal 5

DATE                                  TITHI                                                                         PAKSA        FAST

16 Jul 2011 Sa         Pratipat                                                 K             

20 Jul 2011 We       Pancami                                                K             

   Srila Gopala Bhatta Gosvami — Disappearance

23 Jul 2011 Sa         Astami                                                  K             

   Srila Lokanatha Gosvami — Disappearance

24 Jul 2011 Su         Navami                                                 K             

   The incorporation of ISKCON in New York

25 Jul 2011 Mo       Dasami                                                 K             

26 Jul 2011 Tu        Ekadasi (suitable for fasting)           K              *

   Fasting for Kamika Ekadasi

27 Jul 2011 We       Dvadasi                                                K             

   Break fast 05:28 – 10:35 (DST)

30 Jul 2011 Sa         Amavasya                                            K             

3 Aug 2011 We       Caturthi                                                G             

   Sri Raghunandana Thakura — Disappearance

   Sri Vamsidasa Babaji — Disappearance

9 Aug 2011 Tu        Ekadasi (suitable for fasting)           G              *

   Fasting for Pavitropana Ekadasi

   Radha Govinda Jhulana Yatra begins

10 Aug 2011 We     Dvadasi                                                G             

   Break fast 05:41 – 10:42 (DST)

   Srila Rupa Gosvami — Disappearance

   Sri Gauridasa Pandita — Disappearance

12 Aug 2011 Fr       Caturdasi                                             G             

   Last day of the first Caturmasya month [PURNIMA SYSTEM]

13 Aug 2011 Sa       Purnima                                               G              *

   Jhulana Yatra ends

   Lord Balarama — Appearance

   (Fast till noon)

   Second month of Caturmasya begins [PURNIMA SYSTEM]

   (yogurt fast for one month)

 

 

 

Hrsikesa Masa, Gaurabda 525

Birmingham  (52N28 1W55, +0:00)  GCal 5

DATE                                  TITHI                                                                         PAKSA        FAST

14 Aug 2011 Su      Pratipat                                                 K             

   Srila Prabhupada’s departure for the USA

22 Aug 2011 Mo     Astami                                                  K              *

Sri Krsna Janmastami: Appearance of Lord Sri Krsna

   (Fast till midnight)

23 Aug 2011 Tu      Navami                                                 K              *

   Nandotsava

                           Srila Prabhupada — Appearance

   (Fast till noon)

25 Aug 2011 Th      Ekadasi (suitable for fasting)           K              *

   Fasting for Annada Ekadasi

26 Aug 2011 Fr       Dvadasi                                                K             

   Break fast 06:07 – 10:48 (DST)

27 Aug 2011 Sa       Croome Park (Chaitanya College) Summer Festival – Day 1

28 Aug 2011 Su      Croome Park (Chaitanya College) Summer Festival – Day 2

29 Aug 2011 Mo     Summer Bank Holiday

   Croome Park (Chaitanya College) Summer Festival – Day 3

2 Sep 2011 Fr        Pancami                                                G             

   Srimati Sita Thakurani (Sri Advaita’s consort) — Appearance

3 Sep 2011 Sa        Sasti                                                       G             

   Lalita sasti

5 Sep 2011 Mo      Navami                                                 G              *

Radhastami: Appearance of Srimati Radharani

   (Fast till noon)

8 Sep 2011 Th       Dvadasi (suitable for fasting)          G              *

   Fasting for Parsva Ekadasi

   Sri Vamana Dvadasi: Appearance of Lord Vamanadeva

   (Fast today)

   Srila Jiva Gosvami — Appearance

(Fast till noon for Bhaktivinoda Thakura, with feast tomorrow)

9 Sep 2011 Fr        Trayodasi                                             G             

   Break fast 06:31 – 10:53 (DST)

   Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura — Appearance

   (Fasting is done yesterday, today is feast)

11 Sep 2011 Su       Caturdasi                                             G             

   Ananta Caturdasi Vrata

   Srila Haridasa Thakura — Disappearance

   Last day of the second Caturmasya month [PURNIMA SYSTEM]

12 Sep 2011 Mo      Purnima                                               G                                 

   Sri Visvarupa Mahotsava

   Acceptance of sannyasa by Srila Prabhupada

   Third month of Caturmasya begins [PURNIMA SYSTEM]

   (milk fast for one month)

 

Padmanabha Masa, Gaurabda 525

Birmingham  (52N28 1W55, +0:00)  GCal 5

DATE                                  TITHI                                                                         PAKSA        FAST

13 Sep 2011 Tu       Pratipat                                                 K             

19 Sep 2011 Mo      Saptami                                                K             

   Srila Prabhupada’s arrival in the USA

23 Sep 2011 Fr        Ekadasi (suitable for fasting)           K              *

   Fasting for Indira Ekadasi

24 Sep 2011 Sa        Dvadasi                                                K             

   Break fast 06:56 – 10:58 (DST)

27 Sep 2011 Tu       Amavasya                                            K             

28 Sep 2011 We      Navaratri starts

3 Oct 2011 Mo      Saptami                                                G             

   Durga Puja

6 Oct 2011 Th       Dasami                                                 G             

   Ramacandra Vijayotsava

   Sri Madhvacarya — Appearance

7 Oct 2011 Fr       Ekadasi (suitable for fasting)           G              *

   Fasting for Pasankusa Ekadasi

8 Oct 2011 Sa       Dvadasi                                                G             

   Break fast 07:20 – 11:03 (DST)

   Srila Raghunatha Dasa Gosvami — Disappearance

   Srila Raghunatha Bhatta Gosvami — Disappearance

   Srila Krsnadasa Kaviraja Gosvami — Disappearance

10 Oct 2011 Mo      Caturdasi                                             G             

   Last day of the third Caturmasya month [PURNIMA SYSTEM]

11 Oct 2011 Tu       Purnima                                               G             

   Sri Krsna Saradiya Rasayatra

   Sri Murari Gupta — Disappearance

   Laksmi Puja

   Fourth month of Caturmasya begins [PURNIMA SYSTEM]

   (urad dal fast for one month)

Month of Kartika - Damodara Masa, Gaurabda 525

Birmingham  (52N28 1W55, +0:00)  GCal 5

DATE                                  TITHI                                                                         PAKSA        FAST

12 Oct 2011 We      Pratipat                                                 K             

17 Oct 2011 Mo      Pancami                                                K             

   Srila Narottama Dasa Thakura — Disappearance

20 Oct 2011 Th       Astami                                                  K             

   Appearance of Radha Kunda, snana dana

   Bahulastami

Month of Kartika - Damodara Masa continues

 

21 Oct 2011 Fr        Navami                                                 K             

   Sri Virabhadra — Appearance

23 Oct 2011 Su        Ekadasi (suitable for fasting)           K              *

   Fasting for Rama Ekadasi

24 Oct 2011 Mo      Dvadasi                                                K             

   Break fast 07:48 – 08:03 (DST)

26 Oct 2011 We      Amavasya                                            K             

   Dipa dana, Dipavali, (Kali Puja)

27 Oct 2011 Th       Pratipat                                                 G             

   Go Puja. Go Krda. Govardhana Puja.

   Bali Daityaraja Puja

   Sri Rasikananda — Appearance

28 Oct 2011 Fr        Dvitiya                                                  G             

   Sri Vasudeva Ghosh — Disappearance

29 Oct 2011 Sa        Tritiya                                                   G             

   Last day of Daylight Saving Time

30 Oct 2011 Su        Caturthi                                                G              *

Srila Prabhupada — Disappearance

   (Fast till noon)

   Clocks go back 1 hour at 2AM today

2 Nov 2011 We       Astami                                                  G             

   Gopastami, Gosthastami

   Sri Gadadhara Dasa Gosvami — Disappearance

   Sri Dhananjaya Pandita — Disappearance

   Sri Srinivasa Acarya — Disappearance

3 Nov 2011 Th       Navami                                                 G             

   Jagaddhatri Puja

6 Nov 2011 Su        Ekadasi (suitable for fasting)           G              *

   Fasting for Utthana Ekadasi

   Srila Gaura Kisora Dasa Babaji — Disappearance

   (Fast today)

   First day of Bhisma Pancaka

7 Nov 2011 Mo      Dvadasi                                                G             

   Break fast 07:14 – 10:18 (LT)

9 Nov 2011 We       Caturdasi                                             G             

   Sri Bhugarbha Gosvami — Disappearance

   Sri Kasisvara Pandita — Disappearance

   Last day of the fourth Caturmasya month [PURNIMA SYSTEM]

10 Nov 2011 Th      Purnima                                               G             

   Sri Krsna Rasayatra

   Tulasi-Saligrama Vivaha (marriage)

   Sri Nimbarkacarya — Appearance

   Last day of Bhisma Pancaka

 

 

 

Kesava Masa, Gaurabda 525

Birmingham  (52N28 1W55, +0:00)  GCal 5

DATE                                  TITHI                                                                         PAKSA        FAST

11 Nov 2011 Fr       Pratipat                                                 K             

   Katyayani vrata begins

21 Nov 2011 Mo     Ekadasi (suitable for fasting)           K              *

   Fasting for Utpanna Ekadasi

   Sri Narahari Sarakara Thakura — Disappearance

22 Nov 2011 Tu      Dvadasi                                                K             

   Break fast 07:40 – 10:29 (LT)

   Sri Kaliya Krsnadasa — Disappearance

23 Nov 2011 We     Trayodasi                                             K             

   Sri Saranga Thakura — Disappearance

30 Nov 2011 We     Sasti                                                       G             

   Odana sasthi

   Appearance Day of Sri-Sri-Radha-Londonisvara

5 Dec 2011 Mo        Ekadasi (not suitable for fasting)     G

   Advent of Srimad Bhagavad-gita

6 Dec 2011 Tu        Dvadasi (suitable for fasting)          G              *

   Vyanjuli Mahadvadasi

   Fasting for Moksada Ekadasi

7 Dec 2011 We       Dvadasi                                                G             

   Break fast 08:03 – 08:33 (LT)

10 Dec 2011 Sa        Purnima                                               G             

   Katyayani vrata ends

 

 

 

Narayana Masa, Gaurabda 525

Birmingham  (52N28 1W55, +0:00)  GCal 5

DATE                                  TITHI                                                                         PAKSA        FAST

11 Dec 2011 Su       Pratipat                                                 K             

14 Dec 2011 We      Caturthi                                                K              *

  Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura — Disappearance

   (Fast till noon)

20 Dec 2011 Tu       Ekadasi (not suitable for fasting)     K

   Sri Devananda Pandita — Disappearance

21 Dec 2011 We      Dvadasi (suitable for fasting)          K              *

   Fasting for Saphala Ekadasi

22 Dec 2011 Th       Trayodasi                                             K             

   Break fast 08:16- 10:49 (LT)

   Sri Mahesa Pandita — Disappearance

   Sri Uddharana Datta Thakura — Disappearance

23 Dec 2011 Fr        Caturdasi                                             K             

24 Dec 2011 Sa        Amavasya                                            K             

   Christmas Eve

25 Dec 2011 Su       Pratipat                                                 G             

   Sri Locana Dasa Thakura — Appearance

   Christmas Day

26 Dec 2011 Mo      Dvitiya                                                  G             

   Boxing day – Bank Holiday

27 Dec 2011 Tu       Tritiya                                                   G             

   Srila Jiva Gosvami — Disappearance

   Sri Jagadisa Pandita — Disappearance

   Bank Holiday

31 Dec 2011 Sa        Saptami                                                G             

   New Year’s Eve – Maha Harinam in City Centre

1 Jan 2012 Su         Astami                                                  G             

   New Year’s Day – Bank Holiday

4 Jan 2012 We         Ekadasi (suitable for fasting)           G              *

   Fasting for Putrada Ekadasi

5 Jan 2012 Th         Dvadasi                                                G             

   Break fast 09:36 – 10:54 (LT)

   Sri Jagadisa Pandita — Appearance

8 Jan 2012 Su          Purnima                                               G             

   Sri Krsna Pusya abhiseka

 

 

 

Madhava Masa, Gaurabda 525

Birmingham  (52N28 1W55, +0:00)  GCal 5

DATE                                  TITHI                                                                         PAKSA        FAST

9 Jan 2012 Mo        Pratipat                                                 K             

13 Jan 2012 Fr         Pancami                                                K             

   Sri Ramacandra Kaviraja — Disappearance

   Srila Gopala Bhatta Gosvami — Appearance

14 Jan 2012 Sa         Sasti                                                       K             

   Sri Jayadeva Gosvami — Disappearance

15 Jan 2012 Su        Saptami                                                K             

   Sri Locana Dasa Thakura — Disappearance

   Ganga Sagara Mela

19 Jan 2012 Th        Ekadasi (suitable for fasting)           K              *

   Fasting for Sat-tila Ekadasi

20 Jan 2012 Fr         Dvadasi                                                K             

   Break fast 08:06 – 10:54 (LT)

28 Jan 2012 Sa         Pancami                                                G             

   Vasanta Pancami

   Srimati Visnupriya Devi — Appearance

   Sarasvati Puja

   Srila Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakura — Disappearance

   Sri Pundarika Vidyanidhi — Appearance

   Sri Raghunandana Thakura — Appearance

   Srila Raghunatha Dasa Gosvami — Appearance

30 Jan 2012 Mo       Saptami                                                G              *

   Sri Advaita Acarya — Appearance

   (Fast till noon)

31 Jan 2012 Tu        Astami                                                  G             

   Bhismastami

1 Feb 2012 We       Navami                                                 G             

   Sri Madhvacarya — Disappearance

2 Feb 2012 Th        Dasami                                                 G             

   Sri Ramanujacarya — Disappearance

3 Feb 2012 Fr         Ekadasi (suitable for fasting)           G              *

   Fasting for Bhaimi Ekadasi

   (Fast till noon for Varahadeva, with feast tomorrow)

4 Feb 2012 Sa         Dvadasi                                                G             

   Break fast 07:45 – 10:49 (LT)

   Varaha Dvadasi: Appearance of Lord Varahadeva

   (Fasting is done yesterday, today is feast)

5 Feb 2012 Su        Trayodasi                                             G              *

Nityananda Trayodasi: Appearance of Sri Nityananda Prabhu

   (Fast till noon)

6 Feb 2012 Mo       Caturdasi                                             G             

7 Feb 2012 Tu        Purnima                                               G             

   Sri Krsna Madhura Utsava

   Srila Narottama Dasa Thakura — Appearance

Govinda Masa, Gaurabda 525

Birmingham  (52N28 1W55, +0:00)  GCal 5

DATE                                  TITHI                                                                         PAKSA        FAST

8 Feb 2012 We       Pratipat                                                 K             

12 Feb 2012 Su       Pancami                                                K              *

   Sri Purusottama Das Thakura — Disappearance

   Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura — Appearance

   (Fast till noon)

17 Feb 2012 Fr        Ekadasi (suitable for fasting)           K              *

   Fasting for Vijaya Ekadasi

18 Feb 2012 Sa        Dvadasi                                                K             

   Break fast 07:19 – 10:41 (LT)

   Sri Isvara Puri — Disappearance

20 Feb 2012 Mo      Caturdasi                                             K             

   Siva Ratri

21 Feb 2012 Tu       Amavasya                                            K             

22 Feb 2012 We      Pratipat                                                 G             

   Srila Jagannatha Dasa Babaji — Disappearance

   Sri Rasikananda — Disappearance

25 Feb 2012 Sa        Caturthi                                                G             

   Sri Purusottama Dasa Thakura — Appearance

4 Mar 2012 Su         Ekadasi (suitable for fasting)           G              *

   Fasting for Amalaki vrata Ekadasi

5 Mar 2012 Mo      Dvadasi                                                G             

   Break fast 06:44 – 10:27 (LT)

   Sri Madhavendra Puri — Disappearance

8 Mar 2012 Th        Purnima                                               G              *

Gaura Purnima: Appearance of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu

   (Fast till moonrise)

 

 

 

Visnu Masa, Gaurabda 526

Birmingham  (52N28 1W55, +0:00)  GCal 5

DATE                                  TITHI                                                                         PAKSA        FAST

9 Mar 2012 Fr        Pratipat                                                 K             

   Festival of Jagannatha Misra

15 Mar 2012 Th      Astami                                                  K             

   Sri Srivasa Pandita — Appearance

18 Mar 2012 Su       Ekadasi (suitable for fasting)           K              *

   Fasting for Papamocani Ekadasi

19 Mar 2012 Mo     Dvadasi                                                K             

   Break fast 06:11 – 10:14 (LT)

   Sri Govinda Ghosh — Disappearance

22 Mar 2012 Th      Amavasya                                            K             

25 Mar 2012 Su       Tritiya                                                   G             

   First day of Daylight Saving Time

   Clocks go forward 1 Hour at 2 AM today

27 Mar 2012 Tu      Pancami                                                G             

   Sri Ramanujacarya — Appearance

1 Apr 2012 Su         Navami                                                 G              *

   Rama Navami: Appearance of Lord Sri Ramacandra

   (Fast till sunset)

2 Apr 2012 Mo      Dasami                                                 G             

3 Apr 2012 Tu       Ekadasi (suitable for fasting)           G              *

   Trisprsa Mahadvadasi

   Fasting for Kamada Ekadasi

4 Apr 2012 We      Trayodasi                                             G             

   Break fast 06:34 – 10:58 (DST)

   Damanakaropana Dvadasi

6 Apr 2012 Fr          Purnima                                               G             

   Sri Balarama Rasayatra

   Sri Krsna Vasanta Rasa

   Sri Vamsivadana Thakura — Appearance

   Sri Syamananda Prabhu — Appearance

Hare Krishna

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