Calendar of Events for Mahanam Sampraday
1411-1412 B.E. (Bengali Era)
134-34 H.E.(Haripurushabda - Haripurush Era)
Important! Since this calendar is drawn from a Bengali Calendar that begins the year with either April 14 or 15 as the first day (1st Baisakh) of the year, readers should take note of the English calendar year (A.D.) for each event in the following listing.
Makar Sankranti. Sagar Mela. Bathing and visiting the Temple of Kapil Muni. Rituals pertaining to the Birth Anniversary of Sri Ganga Devi.
Sannyasa acceptance Lila Celebration of SriSri Gouranga Mahaprabhu in Katwa.
Basanta Panchami – SriSri Saraswati Puja. In observance of the auspicious birthday of SriSri BishnuPriya Devi Kirtan and festivities from sunrise to sunset at SriSri Mahanam Angan (Kolkata).
SriSri Nityananda Trayodashi (532nd) - the day of passing of SriSri Nityananda Prabhu, “Bandhu-Basanti Utsav” and also the day of passing of SriPad Mahendraji.
SivaRatri (SriSri SivaChaturDashiBrata).
SriSri GourPurnima (520th). Dol Jatra of SriSriKrishna, Basanta
(Spring) Festiival. Astaprahar (24-hour) Mahanam Kirtan at Dahapara
Bengali New Year (1411 B.E.) celebration at SriSri Mahanam Angan with continuous kirtan songs written by SriSriPrabhuSundar.
MadhuKrishnā Trayodashi, Barunisnan (Āmbaruni). The festival at SriPathBari (Baranagar) commemorating the arrival of SriMonMahaprabhu.
SitaNabami – 134th auspicious birthday of SriSri Prabhu Jagadabandhu Sundar.
Holy celebrations and festivities for several days at
§ Faridpur SriDham SriAngan
§ SriDham Dahapara
§ Bakchar SriAngan
§ Ghurni Mahendra-Bandhu Angan
§ Kolkata Maniktala MahaUddharan Math
§ SriDham Nabadwip Mahanam Math
§ Siliguri SriSri RadhaMadhab Prabhu Jagadbandhu Ashram
§ Puri Dham Prabhu Jagadbandhu AshramPuri
§ SriDham Vrindaban SriSri BandhuKunja
§ Agartala SriSri Mahanam Angan
and most other centers in India and Bangladesh
(Note that the following date belongs to the Benglai New Year 1412 corresponding to 2005 A.D.)
Bengali New Year (1412 B.E.) celebration at SriSri Mahanam Angan with continuous kirtan songs written by SriSriPrabhuSundar.
Bandhu Parikrama (place to place) Utsav (Festival) begins in Bangladesh
SriPad Mahendraji’s 118th birthday celebrations in most centers/temples of India and Bangladesh. Srila Raghunathdas Goswami’s Danda Mohotsav at SriPāt Panihati.
RathaJatra annual celebration of SriSri Jagannathdev at SriSri Jagadbandhu AshramPuriin Puri and at SriSri Mahanam Angan,Kolkata.
SriSri GuruPurnima. Worship of SriSri Vyasa Dev. Festivities at most of the
Mahanam Sampraday Centers in India and Bangladesh (also in New York and
Montreal) by New York and Montreal Mahanam Sevak Sanghas).
SriSri JhulanJatra – celebrations in Dahapara and Mahanam Angan in Kolkata.
. Rakhi Purnima. Concluding ceremonies of SriSri JhulanJatra celebration of
SriBaldeva’s birthday. Astaprahar (24-hour) Mahanam Kirtan at SriDham
Celebrations and observances of the 83rd Trayodash Dashasray of SriSri Prabhu Jagadbandhu Sundar with Mahanam Kirtan from 11-1 in virtually all the Temples of India and Bangladesh. The celebrations and rituals will continue through 13th Ashwin, September 30, Thursday.
Janmastami/Radahastami celebrations throughout the centers in India, Bangladesh and abroad.
Mahanam Sampraday of India and Bangladesh embarks on the ceremonial rituals
of atonement encircling TrayodashDashasray of Prabhusundar and will continue
on through 2nd Kartik, October 19, 2004, for 19 days with special bhogs
(offerings), kirtans and pompous lighting decorations.
End of 19-day long rituals of atonement observance
§ Faridpur SriDham SriAngan
§ Ghurni SriSri Mahendra-Bandhu Angan
§ Kolkata MahaUdhdharan Math
Evening Arati with 14 Khols. Continuous Mahanam Kirtan in SriAngan and Ghurni attain its 83rd year. SriSri DurgaShasthi.
SriSri Mahanambrataji’s 5th year of passing – offerings of Mahaprasad in all the temples for him and celebration of his remembrance festivities.
Beginning of a month long celebration of Kirtan, Bhagabad Reading, etc. in SriDham Nabadwip, SriSri Mahanam Angan and MahaUdhdharan Math.
RasaJatra of SriSriKrishna. Celebration of 19th Anniversary of the establishment of SriSri BandhuKunja in SriVrindaban. Rasa Festival in Santipur also.
End of 4-day RasaJatra Festival in Santipur at Bhadrakali Tala.
51st Anniversary of SriSri Ramdas Babaji’s passing at Sri PathBari, Baranagar.
101st Birthday Anniversary of SriSri Mahanambrataji – end of the year long centennial anniversary celebration. 23rd Anniversary of the auspicious establishment of SriSri Mahanam Angan (Kolkata) and the completion of the year long Mahanam Kirtan.