Sunday, November 1, 2015

November Krishna Calendar (California Time)


November 6, 2015 (Friday): Rama Ekadasi

November 22, 2015 (Sunday): Utthana Ekadashi



November 12, 2015 (Thursday): Govardhana Puja, Go Puja

Govardhana Puja is also called Annakuta festival. Lord Krishna lifted the Govardhana Hill in order to protect the residents of Vrindavana from the torrential rains sent by Indra. Govardhana Puja is celebrated in commemoration of this wonderful pastime of the Lord. The festival celebration will begin at 06:00 pm in the Open Air Theatre. Lord Krishna will be adorned in Giridhari Alankara holding the Govardhana Hill on the little finger of His left hand. A huge prasadam replica of Govardhana Hill will be made and offered to Lord Giridhari. The festivities include Go-puja followed by pravachana, Govardhana-arati and Govardhana-parikrama.

November 15, 2015 (Sunday): Disappearance Day of Srila Prabhupada

The spiritual master descends from the spiritual world. Hence there is no difference between his appearance and disappearance. Devotees will observe a fast till noon on this day. Harinam sankirtan will be organized on this occasion in the Open Air Theatre from 10 am to 6 pm, followed by abhisheka to the utsava Deity of Srila Prabhupada, pravachana and arati.

November 19, 2015: Gopasthami

November 21, 2015: Disappearance day of Srila Gaura Kishora Dasa Babaji

On this day, devotees will observe a fast till noon. There shall be a pravachana on the life of Srila Gaura Kishora Dasa Babaji in the English Lecture Hall at 7 pm. This is followed by an arati to Srila Gaura Kishora Dasa Babaji and shayana-arati.

November 25, 2015: Krishna Rasa Yatra; Last day of Chaturmasya/ Karthika month / Deepotsava

November 26: Katyayani Vrata  (Thanksgiving USA)

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