Vaisnava Calendar

Vaisnava Calendar (Year 2020)

Dates Events
January 06, 2020 (Mon) Fasting for Putrada Ekadasi
January 07, 2020 (Tue) Dwadasi, ParanTimings for Fast Breaking from 07:14am to 10:43am
January 20, 2020 (Mon) Fasting for Sat Tila Ekadasi
January 21, 2020 (Tue) Dwadasi, Paran timings for fast breaking from 08:05am to 10:46am
January 30, 2020 (Thu) Vasant Panchami, Appearance of Srimati Vishnupriya Devi, Appearance of Srila Raghunath das goswami, Disappearance of Srila Vishwanath Chakravarti Thakura
February 1, 2020 (Sat) Appearance of Sri Advaita Acharya, Fast till 12pm,Saptami
February 5, 2020 (Wed) Fasting for Bhaami Ekadasi
February 6, 2020 (Thu) Dwadasi, Paran timings for fast breaking from 7:10am to 10:46am
February7, 2020 (Fri) Celebrations for the Anniversary of the Establishment of SriSri Gaur Nitai Dieties in GIVE, Nityananda Triyadoshi, Appearance day of Sri Nityanand Prabhu, Fast till 12 pm
February 13, 2020 (Thu) Appearance day of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati, Fast till 12pm, Panchami
February 19, 2020 (Wed) Fasting for Vijaya Ekadasi
February 20, 2020 (Thu) Dwadasi, Paran timings for fast breaking from 7:00am to 10:42am
February 22, 2020 (Sat) Chaturdasi, Shivratri
February 24, 2020 (Mon) Srila Jagannath Das Babaji’s Disappearance day, Fast till 12pm
March 6, 2020 (Fri) Fasting for Amlaki Ekadasi
March 7, 2020 (Sat) Dwadasi, Paran timings for fast breaking from 06:45am to 09:28am
March 9, 2020 (Mon) Sri Gaur Purnima, Appearance day of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu ( Fast till moonrise), Ekadasi fast
March 10, 2020 (Tue) Sri Jagannath Mishra Utsav
March 16, 2020 (Mon) Sri Srivas Pandita’s appearance day, Astami, fast till 12 pm
March 20, 2020 (Fri) Fasting for Paapmochani Ekadasi
March 21, 2020 (Sat) Dwadasi, Paran timings for fast breaking from 6:30am to 08:02am
April 2, 2020 (Thu) Sri Ram navami, Appearance day of Lord Sri Ram, fast till 12pm
April 4, 2020 (Sat) Fasting for Kamada Ekadasi
April 5, 2020 (Sun) Trayodasi, Paran timings for fast breaking from 6:13am to 10:18am
April 19, 2020 (Sun) Fasting for Varuthini Ekadasi
April 20, 2020 (Mon) Dwadasi, Paran timings for fast breaking from 5:58am to 10:10am
April 22, 2020 (Wed) Appearance day of Sri Gadadhar Pandit ji, Astami, Fast till 12pm
April 26, 2020 (Sun) Akshaya Tritiya, 21 days Chandan Yatra begins
May 2, 2020 (Sat) Appearance day of Srimati Sita Devi ( Wife of Sri Ram ji), Navami
May 4, 2020 (Mon) Fasting for Mohini Ekadasi
May 5, 2020 (Tue) Rukmini Dwadasi, Paran timings for fast breaking from 5:46am to 10:04am
May 6, 2020 ( Wed) Narasimha Chaturdasi, Appearance day Lord Narasimha dev(Fast till sunset), Foundation day of GIVE
May 18, 2020 (Mon) Fasting for Apara Ekadasi
May 19, 2020 (Tue) Dwadasi, Timings for fast breaking from 5:37am to 10:01am
June 2, 2020 (Tue) Fasting for Pandav Nirjala Ekadasi
June 3, 2020 (Wed) Dwadasi, Timings for fast breaking from 5:33am to 9:07am
June 17,2020 (Wed) Fasting for Yogini Ekadasi
June 18,2020 (Thu) Dwadasi, Timings for fast breaking from 5:33am to 9:43am
June 21,2020 (Sun) Disappearance of Srila Bhaktivinod Thakura(Fast till 12pm), Disappearance of Sri Gadadhar Pandita.
June 22, 2020 (Mon) Gundica Marjana (Temple cleaning)
June 23, 2020 (Tue) Sri Jagannath Rath Yatra begins, Dwitiya
July 1, 2020 (Wed) Fasting for Shayana Ekadashi
July 2,2020 (Thu) Dwadasi, Timings for fast breaking from 5:37am to 10:06am
July 5, 2020 (Sun) Disappearance of Srila Sanatana Goswami ji, Guru( Vyas) Purnima, First Month of Chaturmaas begins( One month fasting from green leafy vegetables).
July 16, 2020 (Thu) Fasting for Kamika Ekadasi
July 17, 2020 (Fri) Dwadasi, Timings for fast breaking from 6:03am to 10:10am
July 30, 2020 (Thu) Fasting for Pavitropana Ekadasi, Radha Govind Jhulan Yatra begins
July 31, 2020 (Fri) Dwadasi, Timings for fast breaking from 5:43am to 10:13am, Disappearance dayof Srila Rup Goswami ji
August 03, 2020 (Mon) Lord Sri Balarama ji’s Appearance( Fast till 12pm), Jhulan Yatra Ends, Purnima, 2nd month of Chaturmaas begins(one month fast from Yoghurt)
August 04, 2020 (Tue) Srila Prabhupada’s journey to America begins
August 12, 2020 (Wed) Sri Krishna Janmashtami (Fast till 12am midnight), Ekadasi fast
August 13, 2020 (Thu) Appearance of Thakur Srila Prabhupada ( Fast till 12 pm), Nandotsav, Navami
August 15, 2020 (Sat) Fasting for Ananda Ekadasi
August 16, 2020 (Sun) Treyadasi, Timings for fast breaking from5:59am to 10:14am
August 26, 2020 (Wed) Radhashtami, appearance of srimati radharani( fast till12 pm)
August 29, 2020 (Sat) Fasting for Parsava ekadasi
August 30, 2020 (Sun) Dwadasi, timings for fast breaking 6:06am to 8:24am, sri vamana dwadasi, appearance of lord sri vamandev and srila jiva goswami ji
August 31, 2020 (Mon) Appearance of srila bhaktivinod thakur( fast till 12pm)
September 01, 2020 (Tue) Disappearance of srila haridas thakur, annanta chaturdasi
September 02, 2020 (Wed) Thakur srila prabhupada’s sannyasa mahotsav, sri vishwarupa mahotsav, purnima, 3rd month of chaturmaaaaaas begins (one month fasting from milk)
September 13, 2020 (Sun) Fasting for indira ekadasi
September 14, 2020 (Mon) Dwadasi, timings for fast breaking 8:55am to 10:13am
September 27, 2020 (Sun) Fasting for padmini ekadasi
September 28, 2020 (Mon) Dwadasi, timings for fast breaking from 6:18am to 10:12am
October 13, 2020 (Tue) Fasting for param ekadasi
October 14, 2020 (Wed) Dwadasi, timings for fast breaking from 6:26am to 10:12am
October 26, 2020 (Mon) Sri ramchandra vijayotsav, appreanccce of sri madhavacarya, dusshera.
October 27, 2020 (Tue) Fasting for pashankusha ekadasi
October 28, 2020 (Wed) Dwadasi, timings for fast breaking from 6:31am to 10:14am, disappearance of srila raghunathdas goswami, disappearance of srila raghunath bhatta goswami, disappearance of srila krishnadas kaviraj goswami.
October 31, 2020 (Sat) Sharad purnima, laxmi puja, 4th month of chaturmaas begins (one month fasting from urad dal), beginning of the month ofdamodara(kartika), pratipada.

  • Timings for Fast Breaking (Paran) given in the table apply to Delhi and Jaipur locations in India.

  • During Ekadashi fasting, grains (pulses, beans, wheat, rice, mustard oil, soya oil etc.) are restricted. Ground nut oil and Desi Ghee can be taken.


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