Gaudiya Festival Dates for Byron Bay

2021/22 year (536 of Gaurabda era)

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March

Vishnu

29  (Mon) Krishna Pratipad. Paran between 05:38 and 10:17. Anandotsav of Sri Jagannath Mishra. Last gathering of the week-long yearly meeting at Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math and yearly festival. Start of year 536 Gaurabda.

April

8  (Thu) Krishna Ekadashi. Papa Vimochani Ekadashi (in Byron Bay). Fast. Festival in honour of Sriman Mahaprabhu's auspicious arrival at Varaha Nagar. Disappearance of Srila Govinda Ghosh Thakur. Disappearance of Sripad Satyendrachandra Bhattacharya Mahoday.

9  (Fri) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 05:59 and 09:50.

23  (Fri) Gaura Ekadashi. Kamada Ekadashi (in Byron Bay). Fast.

24  (Sat) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran between 06:08 and 09:51. Festival in honour of the disappearance of Om Vishnupad Paramahamsa Parivrajakacharya-varya Ashtottara-shata-sri Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj.

May

Madhusudan

7  (Fri) Krishna Ekadashi. Varuthini Ekadashi (in Byron Bay). Fast. Disappearance of Sriyukta Saurindranath Bhakti Varidhi Prabhu.

8  (Sat) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 06:16 and 09:53.

23  (Sun) Gaura Ekadashi. Trisprisha Mahadvadashi (in Byron Bay). Fast.

24  (Mon) Gaura Trayodashi. Paran between 06:26 and 09:57.

26  (Wed) Purnima. Paran between 04:56 and 10:13. Sri Krishna's Phul Dol and Salila Bihar. Buddha Purnima: appearance day of Lord Buddha. Appearance of Srila Srinivas Acharya.

Trivikram

June

6  (Sun) Krishna Ekadashi. Apara Ekadashi (in Byron Bay). Fast.

7  (Mon) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 06:33 and 10:00. Appearance of Srila Vrindavan Das Thakur.

21  (Mon) Gaura Ekadashi. Nirjala Ekadashi (in Byron Bay). Fast.

22  (Tue) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran between 06:38 and 10:04.

Vaman

July

5  (Mon) Krishna Ekadashi. Yogini Ekadashi (in Byron Bay). Fast. Disappearance of Sriyukta Rama Devi.

6  (Tue) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 11:03 and 17:01.

20  (Tue) Gaura Ekadashi. Shayan Ekadashi (in Byron Bay). Fast. Punar Yatra of Sri Jagannathdev (Return car festival).

21  (Wed) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran between 06:34 and 10:06.

Sridhar

August

4  (Wed) Krishna Ekadashi. Kamika Ekadashi (in Byron Bay). Fast.

5  (Thu) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 06:26 and 10:03.

19  (Thu) Gaura Dvadashi. Pavitraropani Ekadashi (in Byron Bay). Fast. Disappearance of Srila Rupa Goswami. Disappearance of Srila Gauri Das Pandit Goswami. Disappearance of Ramai Brahmachari Archan Niketan.

20  (Fri) Gaura Trayodashi. Paran between 06:12 and 09:56.

Hrishikesh

31  (Tue) Krishna Navami. Paran between 05:21 and 10:10. Sri Nandotsav. Appearance of Vishva-varenya Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhaktivedanta Swami Maharaj Prabhupad.

September

3  (Fri) Krishna Ekadashi. Annada Ekadashi (in Byron Bay). Fast.

4  (Sat) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 05:56 and 09:48.

17  (Fri) Gaura Ekadashi. Parshva Ekadashi (in Byron Bay). Fast.

18  (Sat) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran between 05:40 and 09:40 after the worship of Sri Vamanadev. Appearance of Sri Vamanadev. Appearance of Srila Jiva Goswami Prabhu.

Padmanabha

October

2  (Sat) Krishna Ekadashi. Indira Ekadashi (in Byron Bay). Fast.

3  (Sun) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 07:16 and 10:30.

16  (Sat) Gaura Ekadashi. Papankusha Ekadashi (in Byron Bay). Fast.

17  (Sun) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran between 06:06 and 10:22. Disappearance of Srila Raghunath Das Goswami. Disappearance of Srila Raghunath Bhatta Goswami. Disappearance of Srila Krishnadas Kaviraj Goswami.

Damodar

November

1  (Mon) Krishna Ekadashi. Rama Ekadashi (in Byron Bay). Fast.

2  (Tue) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 05:52 and 10:17. Festival in honour of Sri Gauranga Mahaprabhu's auspicious arrival at Sripat Panihati.

15  (Mon) Gaura Ekadashi. Sri Utthan Ekadashi (in Byron Bay). Fast. Sri Bhishma Panchaka. Appearance of Tridandi Swami Srimad Bhakti Dayita Madhav Goswami Maharaj. Disappearance of Om Vishnupad Paramahamsa Sri Srila Gaura Kishor Das Babaji Maharaj.

16  (Tue) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran between 05:43 and 10:14.

Keshava

30  (Tue) Krishna Ekadashi. Utpanna Ekadashi (in Byron Bay). Fast.

December

1  (Wed) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 07:58 and 10:16. Disappearance of Srila Narahari Sarkar Thakur. Disappearance of Srila Kaliya Krishnadas. Disappearance of Sriyukta Dhananjay Das Prabhu.

15  (Wed) Gaura Ekadashi. Moksada Ekadashi (in Byron Bay). Fast.

16  (Thu) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran between 05:42 and 07:29.

Narayana

30  (Thu) Krishna Ekadashi. Saphala Ekadashi (in Byron Bay). Fast. Disappearance of Srila Devananda Pandit. Disappearance of Srimad Bhakti Prakash Aranya Maharaj.

31  (Fri) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 05:50 and 10:29. Disappearance of Sripad Bhakti Bhudev Shrauti Maharaj.

January

13  (Thu) Gaura Ekadashi. Ekadashi, but no fast, because next day is Mahadvadashi. Sriman Mahaprabhu leaves Nabadwip in the night to go to Katwa to take sannyas. Appearance of Srila Jagadish Pandit.

14  (Fri) Gaura Dvadashi. Jayanti Mahadvadashi (in Byron Bay). Fast.

15  (Sat) Gaura Trayodashi. Paran between 06:01 and 10:36. Remembrance of Sriman Mahaprabhu's sannyas-lila.

Madhava

28  (Fri) Krishna Ekadashi. Shat-tila Ekadashi (in Byron Bay). Fast.

29  (Sat) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 06:22 and 10:43.

February

12  (Sat) Gaura Ekadashi. Bhaimi Ekadashi (in Byron Bay). Fasting for Bhaimi Ekadashi and Appearance of Lord Varaha.

13  (Sun) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran between 06:25 and 10:48 after the worship of Sri Varahadev. Varaha Dvadashi. Appearance of Lord Varaha.

Govinda

27  (Sun) Krishna Ekadashi. Vijaya Ekadashi (in Byron Bay). Fast. Disappearance of Sripad Krishna Govinda Das Adhikari.

28  (Mon) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 06:36 and 08:51.

March

2  (Wed) Amavasya. Paran between 06:04 and 10:02. Anniversary festival of the installation of Sri Sadashiva Gangadhar, Sri Govinda Kunda, Nabadwip.

14  (Mon) Gaura Ekadashi. Amalaki Ekadashi (in Byron Bay). Fast. Parikrama of Sri Simantadwip and Sri Rudradwip.

15  (Tue) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran between 06:45 and 10:51. Parikrama of Praudha Maya, Vriddha Shiva, Sri Vishnu Priya's Deity of Sri Gauranga, Sri Jagannath Das Babaji Maharaj's Samadhi Mandir, Sri Koladwip, and other places. Disappearance of Sripad Madhavendra Puri.