Radhashtami

Radhastami Today is the auspicious day of Radhashtami. Also Radharani is the personification of compassion of the Lord. She is the bhakti sakti of the Lord. The very name Radharani comes from the Sanskrit word "Aradhana" which means intense worship because she excels in worshiping Lord Krishna. Srimati Radharani is Jagan-mata, the spiritual mother of… Read More »Radhashtami

Nityananda Trayodasi – Appearance Day of Lord Nityananda

Lord Nityananda Prabhu appeared as Lord Caitanya’s principal associate for spreading the congregational chanting of the holy names of the Lord. He especially spread the holy name of the Lord throughout Bengal. He is considered an incarnation of Lord Balarama.

Sita Navami

Sita Navami is celebrated every year on the Navami of Shukla Paksha of Vaishakh month. This day is celebrated about 1 month after Sri Rama Navami. This day is dedicated to Maa Sita and is also called Janaki Jayanti.

Mohini Ekadashi

Mohini Ekadashi is celebrated on the 11th day of the Shukla Paksha of Vaisakha month. It is celebrated to worship Lord Vishnu and His incarnated form of Mohini.

Pandava Nirjala Ekadasi

Nirjala Ekadasi occurs during the Jyestha (May/June) month and a description of this fantastically gracious day is found in the Brahma-vaivarta Purana. On this day, one must abstain from any eating or drinking. One who reads or hears the narration of the boundless glories of this Ekadasi with devotion, goes back to the spiritual abode.… Read More »Pandava Nirjala Ekadasi

Shnan Yatra

On this full-moon day, sixteen days before Ratha- yatra, Lord Jagannatha is bathed. He becomes sick and is confined to rest for fourteen days. He is then offered special care until He comes out for Ratha-yatra. A special bath of Jagannath takes place on the Purnima of Jyestha month (Devasnan Purnima), to commemorate the appearance… Read More »Shnan Yatra