December – Keśava Māsa
Penang, Malaysia 
Date  
7 Dec 2015
Monday
Ekādaśī, K, 07:16, Citrā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Utpannā EKADASI

+Śrīla Narahari Sarakāra Ṭhākura ~ Disappearance

8 Dec 2015
Tuesday
Dvādaśī, K, 07:16, Svātī

+Break fast 07:16 – 11:13 (Daylight-saving time not considered)

14 Dec 2015
Monday
Tritīyā, G, 07:19, Uttarāṣāḍhā

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Jīvana Janārdana Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

21 Dec 2015
Monday
Ekādaśī, G, 07:22, Aśvinī

+(not suitable for fasting, see following day)

+Advent of Śrīmad Bhagavad-gītā ~ Śrī Krishna spoke Gītā to Arjuna

22 Dec 2015
Tuesday
Dvādaśī, G, 07:23, Bhāranī

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Mokṣadā EKADASI

25 Dec 2015
Friday
Pūrṇimā, G, 07:24, Mṛgaśīrśa

+ TODU Rath Yatra

29 Dec 2015
Tuesday
Caturthī, K, 07:26, Āśleṣā

+Jagad-guru Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda ~ Disappearance

6 Jan 2016
Wednesday
Ekādaśī, K, 07:30, Viśākhā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Saphala EKADASI

+Śrī Devānanda Paṇḍita ~ Disappearance

8 Jan 2016
Friday
Trayodaśī, K, 07:31, Jyeṣṭha

+Śrī Uddhāraṇa Daṭṭa Ṭhākura ~ Disappearance

11 Jan 2016
Monday
Pratipat, G, 07:32, Uttarāṣāḍhā

+Śrī Locana dāsa Ṭhākura ~ Appearance

12 Jan 2016
Tuesday
Tritīyā, G, 07:32, Śravaṇā

+Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī ~ Disappearance

15 Jan 2016
Friday
Ṣaṣṭhī, G, 07:33, Uttarabhādra

+Makara-saṅkrānti ~ Celebration of Sun entering Capricorn

+Gaṇgā Sagar Snāna Mela (bathing in Gaṇgā)

20 Jan 2016
Wednesday
Ekādaśī, G, 07:34, Rohiṇī

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Putradā EKADASI

21 Jan 2016
Thursday
Dvādaśī, G, 07:34, Mṛgaśīrśa

+Break fast 07:34 – 11:32 (Daylight-saving time not considered)

+Śrī Jagadīśa Paṇḍita ~ Appearance

22 Jan 2016
Friday
Trayodaśī, G, 07:35, Ārdrā

+Śrīmad Bhakti Kumuda Santa Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

24 Jan 2016
Sunday
Pūrṇimā, G, 07:35, Puṣyā

+Śrī Kṛṣṇa Puṣyā Abhiṣeka

29 Jan 2016
Friday
Pañcamī, K, 07:36, Hasta

+Śrī Narahari Sevāvigraha – Disappearance

+Śrī Bhakti Vaibhava Purī Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Appearance

30 Jan 2016
Saturday
Ṣaṣṭhī, K, 07:36, Hasta

+Śrī Jayadeva Gosvāmī ~ Disappearance

4 Feb 2016
Thursday
Ekādaśī, K, 07:36, Jyeṣṭha

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Ṣaṭ-tilā EKADASI

5 Feb 2016
Friday
Dvādaśī, K, 07:36, Mūlā

+Break fast 09:57 – 11:34 (Daylight-saving time not considered)

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Trivikrama Mahārāja ~ Appearance

8 Feb 2016
Monday
Amāvasyā, K, 07:36, Śravaṇā

+Appearance of Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Gosvāmī Mahārāja

13 Feb 2016
Saturday
Pañcamī, G, 07:35, Revatī

+Vasanta pañcamī

+Sarasvatī-pūjā

+Śrīmatī Viṣṇupriya-devī ~ Appearance

+Śrī Puṇḍarīka Vidyānidhi ~ Appearance

+Śrīla Raghunātha dāsa Gosvāmī ~ Appearance

+Śrīla Viśvanātha Cakravartī Ṭhākura ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Raghunandana Ṭhākura ~ Appearance

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Vivek Bharti Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

14 Feb 2016
Sunday
Saptamī, G, 07:35, Aśvinī

+Sun enters Aquarius

+Maha-viṣṇu-avatāra Śrī Advaita Ācārya ~ Appearance – Fast till noon then Ekādaśī preparations only

15 Feb 2016
Monday
Astamī, G, 07:35, Kṛttikā

+Break fast 07:35 – 11:34 (Daylight-saving time not considered)

16 Feb 2016
Tuesday
Navamī, G, 07:35, Rohiṇī

+Śrī Madhvācārya ~ Disappearance

17 Feb 2016
Wednesday
Daśamī, G, 07:34, Mṛgaśīrśa

+Śrī Rāmānujācārya ~ Disappearance

18 Feb 2016
Thursday
Ekādaśī, G, 07:34, Ārdrā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Bhaimi EKADASI

19 Feb 2016
Friday
Dvādaśī, G, 07:34, Punarvasu

+Break fast 07:34 – 11:33 (Daylight-saving time not considered)

+Varāha Dvādaśī ~ Appearance of Lord Varāhadeva

20 Feb 2016
Saturday
Trayodaśī, G, 07:34, Puṣyā

+Nityānanda Trayodaśī ~ Appearance of Śrī Nityānanda Prabhu – Fast till noon then Ekādaśī preparations only

22 Feb 2016
Monday
Pūrṇimā, G, 07:33, Āśleṣā

+Śrī Kṛṣṇa Madhura-utsava

+Śrīla Narottama dāsa Ṭhākura ~ Appearance

+Festival in remembrance of Śrīmān Mahāprabhu’s sannyāsa-lila

28 Feb 2016
Sunday
Pañcamī, K, 07:32, Svātī

+Jagad-guru Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda ~ Appearance

5 Mar 2016
Saturday
Ekādaśī, K, 07:30, Purvāṣāḍhā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Vijaya EKADASI

6 Mar 2016
Sunday
Dvādaśī, K, 07:29, Uttarāṣāḍhā

+Break fast 07:29 – 11:30 (Daylight-saving time not considered)

+Śrī Īśvara Purī ~ Disappearance

10 Mar 2016
Thursday
Dvitīyā, G, 07:28, Uttarabhādra

+Śrīla Jagannātha dāsa Bābājī ~ Disappearance

17 Mar 2016
Thursday
Navamī, G, 07:25, Ārdrā

+Śrī Navadvīpa-dhāma parikramā Saṇkalpa grāhāna and/or start (see schedule)

19 Mar 2016
Saturday
Ekādaśī, G, 07:24, Puṣyā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Āmalakī EKADASI

20 Mar 2016
Sunday
Dvādaśī, G, 07:23, Āśleṣā

+Break fast 07:23 – 11:26 (Daylight-saving time not considered)

+Śrī Mādhavendra Purī ~ Disappearance

23 Mar 2016
Wednesday
Pūrṇimā, G, 07:22, U.Phalgunī

+Śrī Gaura Pūrṇimā – Appearance of Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya Mahāprabhu – Fast till moonrise, then Ekādaśī preparations only

24 Mar 2016
Thursday
Pratipat, K, 07:22, Hasta

+Break fast 07:22 – 11:24 (Daylight-saving time not considered)

+Festival of Jagannātha Miśra

1 Apr 2016
Friday
Astamī, K, 07:18, Purvāṣāḍhā

+Śrī Śrīvāsa Paṇḍita ~ Appearance

2 Apr 2016
Saturday
Navamī, K, 07:18, Uttarāṣāḍhā
3 Apr 2016
Sunday
Daśamī, K, 07:17, Śravaṇā
4 Apr 2016
Monday
Ekādaśī, K, 07:17, Dhaniṣṭhā

+TRISPṚṢĀ MAHĀDVĀDAŚĪ: FASTING FOR Pāpamocani EKADASI

5 Apr 2016
Tuesday
Trayodaśī, K, 07:16, Śatabhiṣā

+Break fast 07:16 – 11:20 (Daylight-saving time not considered)

11 Apr 2016
Monday
Pañcamī, G, 07:14, Rohiṇī

+Śrī Rāmānujācārya ~ Appearance

14 Apr 2016
Thursday
Astamī, G, 07:13, Punarvasu

+Beginning of Śālagrāma and Tulasī-jala dāna

+Śrī Keśava-vrata ( constant watering of Tulasī with overhanging pot drip )

+Sun enters Aries

15 Apr 2016
Friday
Navamī, G, 07:12, Puṣyā

+Rāma-navamī ~ Appearance of Lord Śrī Rāmacandra – Fast till noon then Ekādaśī preparations only

16 Apr 2016
Saturday
Daśamī, G, 07:12, Āśleṣā

+Break fast 07:12 – 11:17 (Daylight-saving time not considered)

17 Apr 2016
Sunday
Ekādaśī, G, 07:11, Maghā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Kāmadā EKADASI

27 Apr 2016
Wednesday
Pañcamī, K, 07:08, Mūlā

+Śrī Kṛṣṇadāsa Bābājī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

28 Apr 2016
Thursday
Ṣaṣṭhī, K, 07:08, Purvāṣāḍhā

+Śrīmad Bhakti Kumuda Santa Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Appearance

29 Apr 2016
Friday
Saptamī, K, 07:08, Uttarāṣāḍhā

+Śrī Abhirāma Ṭhākura ~ Disappearance

30 Apr 2016
Saturday
Astamī, K, 07:07, Śravaṇā
May – Madhusūdana Māsa (cont.) – Kṛṣṇakal 0.97
Bukit Mertajam, Malaysia 100E12 05N18 +8.00
Date Tithi, Pakṣa, Sunrise, Nakṣatra
1 May 2016
Sunday
Navamī, K, 07:07, Dhaniṣṭhā
2 May 2016
Monday
Daśamī, K, 07:07, Śatabhiṣā

+Śrī Vṛndāvana dāsa Ṭhākura ~ Disappearance

3 May 2016
Tuesday
Ekādaśī, K, 07:07, Pūrvabhādra

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Varūthinī EKADASI

4 May 2016
Wednesday
Dvādaśī, K, 07:06, Uttarabhādra

+Break fast 07:06 – 11:13 (Daylight-saving time not considered)

7 May 2016
Saturday
Pratipat, G, 07:06, Bhāranī

+Śrī Gadādhara Paṇḍita ~ Appearance

9 May 2016
Monday
Tritīyā, G, 07:05, Mṛgaśīrśa

+Akṣaya Tritīyā (Auspicious day to start new projects)

+Candana-yātrā of Lord Jagannātha starts, lasts for 21 days

+Anniversary of Śrī Gaudīya Vedānta Samiti’s Inauguration ~1941

+Opening the doors of Śrī Badrīnārāyaṇa

15 May 2016
Sunday
Navamī, G, 07:05, P.Phalgunī

+Śrī Keśava-vrata Ends ( end of constant watering of Tulasī with overhanging pot )

+Śrīmatī Sītā-devī (consort of Lord Rāma) ~ Appearance

+Śrīmatī Jāhnavā-devī (consort of Lord Nityānanda) ~ Appearance

+Śrī Madhu Paṇḍita ~ Disappearance

17 May 2016
Tuesday
Ekādaśī, G, 07:05, U.Phalgunī

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Mohinī EKADASI

18 May 2016
Wednesday
Dvādaśī, G, 07:05, Hasta

+Break fast 07:05 – 11:12 (Daylight-saving time not considered)

20 May 2016
Friday
Caturdaśī, G, 07:04, Svātī

+Nṛsiṃha-caturdaśī ~ Appearance of Lord Nṛsiṃhadeva – Fast till dusk then Ekādaśī preparations only

21 May 2016
Saturday
Pūrṇimā, G, 07:04, Viśākhā

+Break fast 07:04 – 11:12 (Daylight-saving time not considered)

+Śrī Śrī Rādhā-Ramaṇa Deva Ji ~ Appearance

+Salila Vihāra (for 21 days Śrī Jagannātha deva and Madan Mohan are taken on a boat at Narendra Sarovar in Jagannātha Purī)

+Śrī Mādhavendra Purī ~ Appearance

+Śrī Śrīnivāsa Ācārya ~ Appearance

+Śrī Parameśvarī Ṭhākura ~ Disappearance

22 May 2016
Sunday
Pratipat, K, 07:04, Anurādhā

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Sāraṅga Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

1 Jun 2016
Wednesday
Ekādaśī, K, 07:05, Revatī

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Aparā EKADASI

2 Jun 2016
Thursday
Dvādaśī, K, 07:05, Aśvinī

+Break fast 07:05 – 11:13 (Daylight-saving time not considered)

+Śrī Vṛndāvana dāsa Ṭhākura ~ Appearance

16 Jun 2016
Thursday
Ekādaśī, G, 07:07, Svātī

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Pāṇḍava Nirjala EKADASI

17 Jun 2016
Friday
Dvādaśī, G, 07:07, Viśākhā

+Break fast 07:07 – 11:16 (Daylight-saving time not considered)

18 Jun 2016
Saturday
Trayodaśī, G, 07:07, Anurādhā

+Ciḍā-dahī Mahotsava of Śrīla Raghunātha dāsa Gosvāmī at Pāṇihāṭī

20 Jun 2016
Monday
Pūrṇimā, G, 07:08, Jyeṣṭha

+Snāna yātrā (bathing) of Lord Jagannātha

+Śrī Mukunda Daṭṭa ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Śrīdhara Paṇḍita ~ Disappearance

30 Jun 2016
Thursday
Daśamī, K, 07:10, Bhāranī

+Śrī Śrīvāsa Paṇḍita ~ Disappearance

1 Jul 2016
Friday
Dvādaśī, K, 07:10, Kṛttikā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Yogini EKADASI

2 Jul 2016
Saturday
Trayodaśī, K, 07:11, Rohiṇī

+Break fast 07:11 – 11:19 (Daylight-saving time not considered)

4 Jul 2016
Monday
Amāvasyā, K, 07:11, Ārdrā

+Śrī Gadādhara Paṇḍita ~ Disappearance

+Śrīla Saccidānanda Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura ~ Disappearance

5 Jul 2016
Tuesday
Pratipat, G, 07:11, Punarvasu

+Guṇḍicā-mārjana (cleaning of Guṇḍicā temple)

6 Jul 2016
Wednesday
Dvitīyā, G, 07:11, Puṣyā

+Ratha-yātrā (Chariot festival of Lord Jagannāth in Puri)

+Śrī Svarupa Dāmodara Gosvāmī ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Śivananda Sena ~ Disappearance

15 Jul 2016
Friday
Ekādaśī, G, 07:13, Viśākhā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Śayana EKADASI

16 Jul 2016
Saturday
Dvādaśī, G, 07:13, Anurādhā

+Break fast 11:01 – 11:21 (Daylight-saving time not considered)

+Sun enters Cancer

19 Jul 2016
Tuesday
+Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī ~ Disappearance

+Fasting for first month of Cāturmāsya-vrata begins today

+Fast from sak, green leafy vegetables, for one month

+See introduction for other Vrata fast items and observances

30 Jul 2016
Saturday
Ekādaśī, K, 07:15, Rohiṇī

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Kāmikā EKADASI

31 Jul 2016
Sunday
Dvādaśī, K, 07:15, Ārdrā

+Break fast 07:15 – 09:03 (Daylight-saving time not considered)

August – Śrīdhara Māsa (cont.) – Kṛṣṇakal 0.97
Bukit Mertajam, Malaysia 100E12 05N18 +8.00
Date Tithi, Pakṣa, Sunrise, Nakṣatra
1 Aug 2016
Monday
Caturdaśī, K, 07:15, Punarvasu
2 Aug 2016
Tuesday
Amāvasyā, K, 07:15, Puṣyā

+Śrīla Bhakti Rakṣaka Śrīdhara Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

14 Aug 2016
Sunday
Ekādaśī, G, 07:15, Mūlā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Pavitropana EKADASI

+Rādhā-Govinda Jhūlana-yātrā begins (swing festival)

15 Aug 2016
Monday
Dvādaśī, G, 07:15, Purvāṣāḍhā

+Break fast 07:15 – 11:21 (Daylight-saving time not considered)

+Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī ~ Disappearance

+Śrīla Gaurīdāsa Paṇḍita ~ Disappearance

+Śrīla Govinda dāsa ~ Disappearance

18 Aug 2016
Thursday
Pūrṇimā, G, 07:15, Dhaniṣṭhā

+Rādhā-Govinda Jhūlana-yātrā ends

+Appearance of Lord Balarāma – Fast till noon then Ekādaśī preparations only

+Rakśa-bandhāna

+Fasting for 2nd month of Cāturmāsya-vrata begins today

+Fast from yogurt for one month

19 Aug 2016
Friday
Pratipat, K, 07:15, Śatabhiṣā

+Break fast 07:15 – 11:20 (Daylight-saving time not considered)

+Tridaṇḍisvāmī Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Swāmī Mahārāja’s departure for the USA

25 Aug 2016
Thursday
Astamī, K, 07:14, Kṛttikā

+Śrī Kṛṣṇa Janmāṣṭamī: Appearance of Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa – Fast till midnight, then Ekādaśī preparations only

26 Aug 2016
Friday
Navamī, K, 07:14, Rohiṇī

+Break fast 07:14 – 11:19, Better after 13:21*, Best after 13:23* (Daylight-saving time not considered)

+[*above addiontal break fast time(s) given in respect to Sri Kṛṣṇa’s birth star, Rohinī (more info click here) ]

+Nandotsava

+Tridaṇḍisvāmī Śrīla Bhaktivedānta Swāmī Mahārāja’s Appearance Festival

28 Aug 2016
Sunday
Ekādaśī, K, 07:13, Ārdrā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Annadā EKADASI

6 Sep 2016
Tuesday
Pañcamī, G, 07:12, Svātī

+Śrīmatī Sītā Ṭhākurāṇī (Śrī Advaita’s consort) ~ Appearance

9 Sep 2016
Friday
Astamī, G, 07:11, Jyeṣṭha

+Rādhāṣṭamī ~ Appearance of Śrīmatī Rādhārāṇī ~ (no fasting)

13 Sep 2016
Tuesday
Ekādaśī, G, 07:10, Uttarāṣāḍhā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Pārśva EKADASI

14 Sep 2016
Wednesday
Dvādaśī, G, 07:10, Śravaṇā

+Break fast 07:10 – 09:35 (Daylight-saving time not considered)

+Śrī Vāmana Dvādaśī ~ Appearance of Lord Vāmanadeva

+Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī ~ Appearance

15 Sep 2016
Thursday
Trayodaśī, G, 07:10, Dhaniṣṭhā

+Śrīla Saccidānanda Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura ~ Appearance

16 Sep 2016
Friday
Pūrṇimā, G, 07:10, Śatabhiṣā

+Nāmācārya Śrīla Haridāsa Ṭhākura ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Viśvarūpa-mahotsava

+Sannyāsa day of Tridaṇḍisvāmī Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Prajñāna Keśava Mahārāja

+Sannyāsa day of Tridaṇḍisvāmī Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Swāmī Mahārāja

+Fasting for 3rd month of Cāturmāsya-vrata begins today

+Fasting from milk for one month, continue fast for two months from eggplants, tomatoes (if possible), loki, parmal, urad dahl and honey. Shaving (if so desired) for brahmacārīs and sannyāsais.

22 Sep 2016
Thursday
Ṣaṣṭhī, K, 07:09, Rohiṇī

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktiśrīrūpa Siddhānti Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

23 Sep 2016
Friday
Astamī, K, 07:08, Mṛgaśīrśa

+Tridaṇḍisvāmī Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Swāmī Mahārāja’s arrival in the USA

27 Sep 2016
Tuesday
Dvādaśī, K, 07:07, Āśleṣā

+PAKṢA-VARDHINĪ MAHĀDVĀDAŚĪ: FASTING FOR Indira EKADASI

28 Sep 2016
Wednesday
Trayodaśī,

+Break fast 07:07 – 11:09 (Daylight-saving time not considered)