The Gaudiya Vaishnava Calendar - Panjika
2002-2003 

Hindu Months
Vaishnava Months
Western Months
Chaitra Visnu Masa March-April
Vaisakha Madhusudana Masa April-May
Jyestha Trivikrama Masa May-June
Ashadha Vamana Masa June-July
Shravan Sridhara Masa July-August
Bhadra Hrsikesa Masa August-September
Ashwina Padmanabha Masa September-October-ish
extra leap-year
Purusottama-adhika Masa
Ashwina continued Padmanabha Masa September-October-ish
Kartika Damodara Masa October-November
Mrigasir Keshava Masa November-December
Pausa Narayana Masa December-January
Magha Madhava Masa January-February
Phalgun Govinda Masa February-March
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Visnu Masa, Gaurabda 516                    Vcal 4.01

   Katikati, New Zealand. (175E55 37S33, Time zone = +12.00)

DATE            TITHI                         PAKSA YOGA      NAKSATRA     FAST
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29 Mar 2002 Fr  Pratipat                          K Dhruva    Hasta
Festival of Srila Jagannatha Misra
30 Mar 2002 Sa  Dvitiya                           K Vyagata   Citra
31 Mar 2002 Su  Tritiya                           K Harsana   Swati
 1 Apr 2002 Mo  Caturthi                          K Vajra     Visakha
 2 Apr 2002 Tu  Pancami                           K Siddhi    Anuradha
 3 Apr 2002 We  Sasti                             K Vyatipata Jyestha
 4 Apr 2002 Th  Saptami                           K Variyana  Mula
 5 Apr 2002 Fr  Astami                            K Parigha   Purva-asadha
Sri Srivas Pandit - Appearance
 6 Apr 2002 Sa  Navami                            K Siddha    Uttara-asadha
 7 Apr 2002 Su  Dasami                            K Siddha    Sravana
 8 Apr 2002 Mo  Ekadasi                           K Sadhya    Dhanista
 9 Apr 2002 Tu  Paksa vardhini Mahadvadasi          K Subha     Satabhisa       *
                 (Fasting for Papamocani Ekadasi)
Sri Govinda Ghosa - Disappearance
10 Apr 2002 We  Trayodasi                         K Sukla     Purva-bhadra
                 Break fast 06:38 - 10:24 (Daylight saving not considered).
11 Apr 2002 Th  Caturdasi                         K Brahma    Uttara-bhadra
12 Apr 2002 Fr  Amavasya                          K Indra     Uttara-bhadra
13 Apr 2002 Sa  Amavasya                          K Vaidhriti Revati
14 Apr 2002 Su  Pratipat                          G Viskumba  Asvini
----------------- Mesa Sankranti (Sun enters Aries) -----------------
               Beginning of Shalagram and Tulsi Jala Dan
15 Apr 2002 Mo  Dvitiya                           G Priti     Bharani
16 Apr 2002 Tu  Tritiya                           G Ayusmana  Krittika
17 Apr 2002 We  Caturthi                          G Saubhagya Rohini
18 Apr 2002 Th  Pancami                           G Sobana    Mrigasira
Sripad Ramanujacarya - Appearance
19 Apr 2002 Fr  Sasti                             G Atiganda  Ardra
20 Apr 2002 Sa  Saptami                           G Sukarma   Punarvasu
21 Apr 2002 Su  Astami                            G Dhriti    Pusyami
22 Apr 2002 Mo  Navami                            G Ganda     Aslesa          *
Sri Rama Navami: Appearance of  Lord Ramacandra
                 (Fasting till sunset)
23 Apr 2002 Tu  Dasami                            G Vriddhi   Magha
24 Apr 2002 We Suddha Ekadasi                    G Dhruva    Purva-phalguni  *
                 (Fasting for Kamada Ekadasi)
Damanaka-ropana dvadasi
25 Apr 2002 Th  Trayodasi                         G Vyagata   Uttara-phalguni
                 Break fast 06:51 - 10:27 (Daylight saving not considered).
26 Apr 2002 Fr  Caturdasi                         G Harsana   Hasta
27 Apr 2002 Sa  Purnima                           G Siddhi    Swati
Sri Balarama Rasayatra
Sri Krsna Vasanta Rasa
Sri Vamsivadana Thakur - Appearance
Sri Syamananda Prabhu - Appearance



Madhusudana Masa, Gaurabda 516                 Vcal 4.01

   Katikati, New Zealand. (175E55 37S33, Time zone = +12.00)

DATE            TITHI                         PAKSA YOGA      NAKSATRA     FAST
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28 Apr 2002 Su  Pratipat                          K Vyatipata Visakha
29 Apr 2002 Mo  Dvitiya                           K Variyana  Anuradha
30 Apr 2002 Tu  Tritiya                           K Parigha   Jyestha
 1 May 2002 We  Pancami                           K Siva      Mula
 2 May 2002 Th  Sasti                             K Siddha    Purva-asadha
 3 May 2002 Fr  Saptami                           K Sadhya    Uttara-asadha
Sri Abhiram Thakur - Disappearance
 4 May 2002 Sa  Astami                            K Subha     Sravana
 5 May 2002 Su  Astami                            K Sukla     Dhanista
 6 May 2002 Mo  Navami                            K Brahma    Satabhisa
 7 May 2002 Tu  Dasami                            K Indra     Satabhisa
Srila Vrindavana Das Thakur - Disappearance
 8 May 2002 We  Suddha Ekadasi                    K Vaidhriti Purva-bhadra    *
                 (Fasting for Varuthini Ekadasi)
 9 May 2002 Th  Dvadasi                           K Viskumba  Uttara-bhadra
                 Break fast 07:03 - 10:30 (Daylight saving not considered).
10 May 2002 Fr  Trayodasi                         K Priti     Revati
11 May 2002 Sa  Caturdasi                         K Ayusmana  Asvini
12 May 2002 Su  Amavasya                          K Saubhagya Bharani
Sri Gadadhara Pandit - Appearance
13 May 2002 Mo  Pratipat                          G Sobana    Krittika
14 May 2002 Tu  Dvitiya                           G Atiganda  Rohini
                 End of Jala Dan
15 May 2002 We  Tritiya                           G Sukarma   Mrigasira
Aksaya Tritiya, Candana Yatra starts, continues for 21 days
----------------- Vrsabha Sankranti (Sun enters Taurus) -----------------
16 May 2002 Th  Caturthi                          G Dhriti    Ardra
17 May 2002 Fr  Pancami                           G Sula      Punarvasu
18 May 2002 Sa  Sasti                             G Ganda     Pusyami
19 May 2002 Su  Saptami                           G Vriddhi   Aslesa
Jahnu Saptami
20 May 2002 Mo  Astami                            G Dhruva    Magha
21 May 2002 Tu  Navami                            G Harsana   Purva-phalguni
Srimati Sita Devi (consort of Lord Rama) - Appearance
Sri Madhu Pandit - Disappearance
Srimati Jahnava Devi - Appearance
22 May 2002 We  Dasami                            G Vajra     Uttara-phalguni
23 May 2002 Th Suddha Ekadasi                    G Siddhi    Hasta           *
                 (Fasting for Mohini Ekadasi)
24 May 2002 Fr Dvadasi                           G Vyatipata Citra
                 Break fast 07:16 - 07:56 (Daylight saving not considered).
Srimati Rukmini Dvadasi
Sriman Jayananda Prabhu - Disappearance
25 May 2002 Sa  Caturdasi                         G Variyana  Swati           *
Sri Nrsimha Caturdasi -  Appearance of Lord Nrsimhadeva
                 (Fasting till dusk)
26 May 2002 Su  Purnima                           G Parigha   Visakha
Krsna Phula Dola, Salila Vihara
Sri Paramesvari Das Thakur - Disappearance
Sri Sri Radha Ramana Devji - Appearance
Sri Madhavendra Puri - Appearance
Sri  Srinivasa Acarya - Appearance



Trivikrama Masa, Gaurabda 516                 Vcal 4.01

   Katikati, New Zealand. (175E55 37S33, Time zone = +12.00)

DATE            TITHI                         PAKSA YOGA      NAKSATRA     FAST
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27 May 2002 Mo  Pratipat                          K Siddha    Anuradha
28 May 2002 Tu  Dvitiya                           K Sadhya    Jyestha
29 May 2002 We  Tritiya                           K Subha     Mula
30 May 2002 Th  Caturthi                          K Sukla     Purva-asadha
31 May 2002 Fr  Pancami                           K Brahma    Uttara-asadha
Sri Ramananda Raya - Disappearance
 1 Jun 2002 Sa  Sasti                             K Indra     Sravana
 2 Jun 2002 Su  Saptami                           K Vaidhriti Dhanista
 3 Jun 2002 Mo  Astami                            K Viskumba  Satabhisa
 4 Jun 2002 Tu  Navami                            K Priti     Purva-bhadra
 5 Jun 2002 We  Dasami                            K Ayusmana  Uttara-bhadra
 6 Jun 2002 Th  Ekadasi                           K Saubhagya Revati
 7 Jun 2002 Fr  Suddha Ekadasi                    K Sobana    Asvini          *
                 (Fasting for Apara Ekadasi)
 8 Jun 2002 Sa  Dvadasi                           K Atiganda  Bharani
                 Break fast 07:26 - 09:47 (Daylight saving not considered).
Srila Vrindavana Das Thakur - Appearance
 9 Jun 2002 Su  Trayodasi                         K Sukarma   Krittika
10 Jun 2002 Mo  Caturdasi                         K Dhriti    Rohini
Solar Eclipse  (do not cook, eat, etc. Only Chant Hare Krishna.) see eclipses-page
11 Jun 2002 Tu  Amavasya                          K Sula      Mrigasira
12 Jun 2002 We  Pratipat                          G Ganda     Ardra
13 Jun 2002 Th  Dvitiya                           G Vriddhi   Punarvasu
14 Jun 2002 Fr  Tritiya                           G Dhruva    Pusyami
15 Jun 2002 Sa  Caturthi                          G Vyagata   Aslesa
----------------- Mithuna Sankranti (Sun enters Gemini) -----------------
16 Jun 2002 Su  Sasti                             G Harsana   Magha
17 Jun 2002 Mo  Saptami                           G Vajra     Purva-phalguni
18 Jun 2002 Tu  Astami                            G Siddhi    Uttara-phalguni
19 Jun 2002 We  Navami                            G Variyana  Hasta
20 Jun 2002 Th  Dasami                            G Parigha   Citra
Sri Baladeva Vidyabhusana - Disappearance
Sri Ganga Puja
Srimati Gangamata Goswamini - Appearance
21 Jun 2002 Fr Suddha Ekadasi                    G Siva      Swati           *
                 Fasting for Pandava Nirjala Ekadasi.
                 (Total fast, even from water, if you have broken Ekadasi)
22 Jun 2002 Sa Dvadasi                           G Siddha    Visakha
                 Break fast 07:31 - 10:42 (Daylight saving not considered).
23 Jun 2002 Su  Trayodasi                         G Sadhya    Anuradha
Sri Panihati Cida Dahi Utsava
24 Jun 2002 Mo  Caturdasi                        G Subha     Jyestha
25 Jun 2002 Tu  Purnima                           G Sukla     Mula
Snana Yatra
Sri Mukunda Datta - Disappearance
Sri Sridhara Pandit - Disappearance



Vamana Masa, Gaurabda 516                   Vcal 4.01

   Katikati, New Zealand. (175E55 37S33, Time zone = +12.00)

DATE            TITHI                         PAKSA YOGA      NAKSATRA     FAST
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26 Jun 2002 We  Pratipat                          K Brahma    Purva-asadha
Sri Syamananda Prabhu - Disappearance
27 Jun 2002 Th  Dvitiya                           K Indra     Uttara-asadha
28 Jun 2002 Fr  Tritiya                           K Vaidhriti Sravana
29 Jun 2002 Sa  Caturthi                          K Viskumba  Dhanista
30 Jun 2002 Su  Pancami                           K Priti     Satabhisa
Sri Vakresvara Pandit - Appearance
 1 Jul 2002 Mo  Sasti                             K Ayusmana  Purva-bhadra
 2 Jul 2002 Tu  Saptami                           K Saubhagya Uttara-bhadra
 3 Jul 2002 We  Astami                            K Sobana    Revati
 4 Jul 2002 Th  Navami                            K Atiganda  Revati
 5 Jul 2002 Fr  Dasami                            K Sukarma   Asvini
Sri Srivas Pandit - Disappearance
 6 Jul 2002 Sa  Suddha Ekadasi                    K Dhriti    Bharani         *
                 (Fasting for Yogini Ekadasi)
 7 Jul 2002 Su  Dvadasi                           K Sula      Krittika
                 Break fast 07:31 - 10:44 (Daylight saving not considered).
 8 Jul 2002 Mo  Trayodasi                         K Ganda     Rohini
 9 Jul 2002 Tu  Caturdasi                         K Vriddhi   Mrigasira
10 Jul 2002 We  Amavasya                          K Dhruva    Ardra           *
Sri Gadadhara Pandit - Disappearance
Srila Bhaktivinode Thakur - Disappearance
                 (Fasting till noon)
11 Jul 2002 Th  Pratipat                          G Harsana   Punarvasu
Sri Gundica Marjana
12 Jul 2002 Fr  Dvitiya                           G Vajra     Pusyami
Ratha Yatra
Hera Pancami after 4 days
Return Ratha after 8 days
Sri Swarupa Damodara - Disappearance
Sri Sivananda Sen - Disappearance
13 Jul 2002 Sa  Tritiya                           G Siddhi    Aslesa
14 Jul 2002 Su  Caturthi                          G Vyatipata Magha
15 Jul 2002 Mo  Pancami                           G Variyana  Purva-phalguni
16 Jul 2002 Tu  Sasti                             G Parigha   Hasta
Sri Vakresvara Pandit - Disappearance
17 Jul 2002 We  Astami                            G Siva      Citra
----------------- Karaka Sankranti (Sun enters Cancer) -----------------
18 Jul 2002 Th  Navami                            G Sadhya    Swati
19 Jul 2002 Fr  Dasami                            G Subha     Visakha
20 Jul 2002 Sa Suddha Ekadasi                    G Sukla     Anuradha        *
                 (Fasting for Sayana Ekadasi)
21 Jul 2002 Su Dvadasi      (Sayana Dwadasi)     G Brahma    Jyestha
                 Break fast 07:25 - 10:44 (Daylight saving not considered).
22 Jul 2002 Mo  Trayodasi                         G Indra     Mula
23 Jul 2002 Tu  Caturdasi                         G Vaidhriti Purva-asadha
24 Jul 2002 We  Purnima                           G Viskumba  Uttara-asadha
Sri Guru (Vyaasa) Purnima
Sri Sanatana Goswami - Disappearance

First month of Caturmasya begins.
(Fast from sak, green leafy vegetables, for one month.)
(Caturmasya is not observed during Purusottama Adhika Masa.)



Sridhara Masa, Gaurabda 516                  Vcal 4.01

   Katikati, New Zealand. (175E55 37S33, Time zone = +12.00)

DATE            TITHI                         PAKSA YOGA      NAKSATRA     FAST
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25 Jul 2002 Th  Pratipat                          K Priti     Sravana
26 Jul 2002 Fr  Dvitiya                           K Ayusmana  Dhanista
27 Jul 2002 Sa  Tritiya                           K Saubhagya Satabhisa
28 Jul 2002 Su  Caturthi                          K Sobana    Satabhisa
29 Jul 2002 Mo  Pancami                           K Atiganda  Purva-bhadra
Srila Gopal Bhatta Goswami - Disappearance
30 Jul 2002 Tu  Sasti                             K Sukarma   Uttara-bhadra
31 Jul 2002 We  Saptami                           K Dhriti    Revati
 1 Aug 2002 Th  Saptami                           K Sula      Asvini
 2 Aug 2002 Fr  Astami                            K Ganda     Bharani
Sri Lokanatha Goswami - Disappearance
 3 Aug 2002 Sa  Navami                            K Vriddhi   Krittika
The incorporation of ISKCON in New York
 4 Aug 2002 Su  Dasami                            K Dhruva    Rohini
 5 Aug 2002 Mo  Suddha Ekadasi                    K Vyagata   Mrigasira       *
                 (Fasting for Kamika Ekadasi)
 6 Aug 2002 Tu  Dvadasi                           K Harsana   Ardra
                 Break fast 07:12 - 10:39 (Daylight saving not considered).
 7 Aug 2002 We  Trayodasi                         K Vajra     Punarvasu
 8 Aug 2002 Th  Caturdasi                         K Siddhi    Pusyami
 9 Aug 2002 Fr  Amavasya                          K Vyatipata Aslesa
10 Aug 2002 Sa  Dvitiya                           G Variyana  Magha
11 Aug 2002 Su  Tritiya                           G Siva      Purva-phalguni
12 Aug 2002 Mo  Caturthi                          G Siddha    Uttara-phalguni
Sri Raghunandana Thakur - Disappearance
Sri Vamsidas Babaji - Disappearance
13 Aug 2002 Tu  Pancami                           G Sadhya    Hasta
14 Aug 2002 We  Sasti                             G Subha     Citra
15 Aug 2002 Th  Saptami                           G Sukla     Swati
16 Aug 2002 Fr  Astami                            G Brahma    Anuradha
17 Aug 2002 Sa  Navami                            G Vaidhriti Jyestha
----------------- Simha Sankranti (Sun enters Leo) -----------------
18 Aug 2002 Su  Dasami                            G Viskumba  Mula
19 Aug 2002 Mo Suddha Ekadasi                    G Priti     Purva-asadha    *
                 (Fasting for Pavitropana Ekadasi)
Sri Sri Radha Govinda Jhulan Yatra begins
20 Aug 2002 Tu Dvadasi                           G Ayusmana  Purva-asadha
                 Break fast 06:55 - 07:37 (Daylight saving not considered).
Srila Rupa Goswami - Disappearance
Sri Gauridas Pandit - Disappearance
21 Aug 2002 We  Trayodasi                         G Saubhagya Uttara-asadha
22 Aug 2002 Th  Caturdasi                         G Sobana    Sravana
23 Aug 2002 Fr  Purnima                           G Atiganda  Dhanista        *
Jhulan Yatra ends.
Lord Balaram - Appearance  (Fasting till noon)

Second month of Caturmasya begins.
(Fast from yogurt for one month.)



Hrsikesa Masa, Gaurabda 516                  Vcal 4.01

   Katikati, New Zealand. (175E55 37S33, Time zone = +12.00)

DATE            TITHI                         PAKSA YOGA      NAKSATRA     FAST
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24 Aug 2002 Sa  Pratipat                          K Sukarma   Satabhisa
Srila Prabhupada's departure for the USA 1965 AD.
25 Aug 2002 Su  Dvitiya                           K Dhriti    Purva-bhadra
26 Aug 2002 Mo  Tritiya                           K Sula      Uttara-bhadra
27 Aug 2002 Tu  Caturthi                          K Ganda     Revati
28 Aug 2002 We  Pancami                           K Vriddhi   Asvini
29 Aug 2002 Th  Sasti                             K Dhruva    Bharani
30 Aug 2002 Fr  Saptami                           K Dhruva    Krittika
31 Aug 2002 Sa  Astami                            K Vyagata   Krittika        *
Sri Krsna Janmastami: Appearance of Lord Sri Krsna
                 (Fasting till midnight - Ekadasi style prasadam)
 1 Sep 2002 Su  Navami                            K Harsana   Rohini          *
Sri Nandotsava
Srila A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada - Appearance
                 (Fasting till noon)
 2 Sep 2002 Mo  Dasami                            K Vajra     Mrigasira
 3 Sep 2002 Tu  Suddha Ekadasi                    K Vyatipata Ardra           *
                 (Fasting for Annada Ekadasi)
 4 Sep 2002 We  Dvadasi                           K Variyana  Punarvasu
                 Break fast 07:58 - 10:22 (Daylight saving not considered).
 5 Sep 2002 Th  Trayodasi                         K Parigha   Pusyami
 6 Sep 2002 Fr  Caturdasi                         K Siva      Magha
 7 Sep 2002 Sa  Amavasya                          K Siddha    Purva-phalguni
 8 Sep 2002 Su  Pratipat                          G Sadhya    Uttara-phalguni
 9 Sep 2002 Mo  Dvitiya                           G Sukla     Hasta
10 Sep 2002 Tu  Caturthi  (Ganesh Chaturthi     G Brahma    Citra
11 Sep 2002 We  Pancami                           G Indra     Swati
Srimati Sita Thakurani (Advaita's consort) - Appearance
12 Sep 2002 Th  Sasti                             G Vaidhriti Visakha
Sri Lalita sasti
13 Sep 2002 Fr  Saptami                           G Viskumba  Anuradha
14 Sep 2002 Sa  Astami                            G Priti     Jyestha         *
Sri Radhastami : Srimati Radharani's - Appearance
                 (Fasting till noon)
15 Sep 2002 Su  Navami                            G Ayusmana  Mula
16 Sep 2002 Mo  Dasami                            G Saubhagya Purva-asadha
17 Sep 2002 Tu Suddha Ekadasi                    G Sobana    Uttara-asadha   *
                 (Fasting for Parsva Ekadasi)
----------------- Kanya Sankranti (Sun enters Virgo) -----------------
18 Sep 2002 We Dvadasi                          G Atiganda  Sravana
                 Break fast 06:13 - 10:12 (Daylight saving not considered).
Sri Vamana Dvadasi - Appearance of Lord Vamandeva
                 (The fast is observed till noon on the Ekadasi.)
                 (Feasting is done today.)
Srila Jiva Goswami - Appearance
19 Sep 2002 Th  Trayodasi                         G Sukarma   Dhanista        *
Srila Bhaktivinode Thakur - Appearance Utsava
                 (Fasting till noon)
20 Sep 2002 Fr  Caturdasi                         G Dhriti    Satabhisa
Sri Ananta Caturdasi Vrata
Srila Hari Das Thakur - Disappearance
21 Sep 2002 Sa  Purnima                           G Sula      Purva-bhadra
       Sri Visvarupa Mahotsava
Acceptance of sannyasa by Srila Prabhupada 1959 AD.
Srimad Bhagavatam Day

Third month of Caturmasya begins.
(Fast from milk for one month.)



Padmanabha Masa, Gaurabda 516                 Vcal 4.01

   Katikati, New Zealand. (175E55 37S33, Time zone = +12.00)

DATE            TITHI                         PAKSA YOGA      NAKSATRA     FAST
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22 Sep 2002 Su  Pratipat                          K Ganda     Uttara-bhadra
23 Sep 2002 Mo  Dvitiya                           K Vriddhi   Revati
24 Sep 2002 Tu  Dvitiya                           K Dhruva    Asvini
25 Sep 2002 We  Tritiya                           K Vyagata   Asvini
26 Sep 2002 Th  Caturthi                          K Harsana   Bharani
27 Sep 2002 Fr  Pancami                           K Vajra     Krittika
28 Sep 2002 Sa  Sasti                             K Siddhi    Rohini
29 Sep 2002 Su  Saptami                           K Vyatipata Mrigasira
Srila Prabhupada's arrival in the USA
30 Sep 2002 Mo  Astami                            K Variyana  Ardra
 1 Oct 2002 Tu  Navami                            K Parigha   Punarvasu
World Vegetarian Day (every year)
 2 Oct 2002 We  Dasami                            K Siva      Pusyami
 3 Oct 2002 Th  Suddha Ekadasi                    K Siddha    Aslesa          *
                 Fasting for Indira Ekadasi
 4 Oct 2002 Fr  Dvadasi                           K Subha     Magha
                 Break fast 05:49 - 10:00 (Daylight saving not considered).
 5 Oct 2002 Sa  Trayodasi                         K Sukla     Purva-phalguni
 6 Oct 2002 Su  Amavasya                          K Brahma    Uttara-phalguni
 7 Oct 2002 Mo  Pratipat                          G Indra     Hasta
 8 Oct 2002 Tu  Dvitiya                           G Vaidhriti Swati
 9 Oct 2002 We  Tritiya                           G Priti     Visakha
10 Oct 2002 Th  Caturthi                          G Ayusmana  Anuradha
11 Oct 2002 Fr  Pancami                           G Saubhagya Jyestha
12 Oct 2002 Sa  Sasti                             G Sobana    Mula
Sri Durga Puja
13 Oct 2002 Su  Astami                            G Atiganda  Purva-asadha
14 Oct 2002 Mo  Astami                            G Sukarma   Uttara-asadha
15 Oct 2002 Tu  Navami                            G Dhriti    Sravana
16 Oct 2002 We  Dasami                            G Sula      Dhanista
Sri Ramacandra Vijayotsava (Vijay Dasami)
Sripad Madhvacarya - Appearance
17 Oct 2002 Th Suddha Ekadasi                    G Ganda     Satabhisa       *
                 (Fasting for Pasankusa Ekadasi)
18 Oct 2002 Fr Dvadasi                           G Vriddhi   Purva-bhadra
                 Break fast 05:28 - 09:51 (Daylight saving not considered).
Srila Raghunatha Das Goswami - Disappearance
Srila Raghunatha Bhatta Goswami - Disappearance
Sria Krsna Das Kaviraj Goswami - Disappearance
----------------- Tula Sankranti (Sun enters Libra) -----------------
19 Oct 2002 Sa  Trayodasi                         G Dhruva    Purva-bhadra
20 Oct 2002 Su  Caturdasi                         G Vyagata   Uttara-bhadra
21 Oct 2002 Mo  Purnima                           G Harsana   Revati
Sri Krsna Saradiya Rasayatra
Sri Murari Gupta - Disappearance
Sri Laksmi Puja

Fourth month of Caturmasya (Karttika mase) begins. (Fast from urad dahl for one month.)



Damodara Masa, (Karttika mase), Gaurabda 516                  Vcal 4.01

   Katikati, New Zealand. (175E55 37S33, Time zone = +12.00)

DATE            TITHI                         PAKSA YOGA      NAKSATRA     FAST
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22 Oct 2002 Tu  Pratipat                          K Vajra     Asvini
23 Oct 2002 We  Dvitiya                           K Siddhi    Bharani
24 Oct 2002 Th  Tritiya                           K Vyatipata Krittika
25 Oct 2002 Fr  Caturthi                          K Variyana  Rohini
26 Oct 2002 Sa  Pancami                           K Parigha   Mrigasira
Srila Narottama Das Thakur - Disappearance
27 Oct 2002 Su  Sasti                             K Siva      Ardra
28 Oct 2002 Mo  Sasti                             K Siddha    Punarvasu
29 Oct 2002 Tu  Saptami                           K Sadhya    Pusyami
Appearance of Radha Kunda prakat, snan dan
Sri Bahulastami
30 Oct 2002 We  Navami                            K Subha     Aslesa
Sri Viracandra Prabhu - Appearance
31 Oct 2002 Th  Dasami                            K Sukla     Magha
 1 Nov 2002 Fr  Suddha Ekadasi                    K Brahma    Purva-phalguni  *
                 (Fasting for Ramaa Ekadasi)
 2 Nov 2002 Sa  Dvadasi                           K Indra     Uttara-phalguni
                 Break fast 05:10 - 09:43 (Daylight saving not considered).
 3 Nov 2002 Su  Trayodasi                         K Viskumba  Hasta
 4 Nov 2002 Mo  Caturdasi                         K Priti     Citra
 5 Nov 2002 Tu  Amavasya                          K Ayusmana  Swati
Sri Dipa dan, Dipavali, Diwali (Kalipuja)
 6 Nov 2002 We  Pratipat                          G Saubhagya Visakha
Sri Govardhana Puja, Go Puja, Go krda
                 (Worship of Govardhana Hill)
Sri Bali Daityaraja Puja
Sri Rasikananda - Appearance
Sri Vasudeva Ghosa - Disappearance
 7 Nov 2002 Th  Tritiya                           G Sobana    Anuradha
 8 Nov 2002 Fr  Caturthi                          G Sukarma   Mula            *
Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada - Disappearance
                 (Fasting till noon)
 9 Nov 2002 Sa  Pancami                           G Dhriti    Purva-asadha
10 Nov 2002 Su  Sasti                             G Sula      Uttara-asadha
11 Nov 2002 Mo  Saptami                           G Ganda     Sravana
12 Nov 2002 Tu  Astami                            G Vriddhi   Dhanista
Sri Gopastami, Gosthastami
Sri Gadadhara Das Goswami - Disappearance
Sri Dhananjaya Pandit - Disappearance
Srinivasa Acarya - Disappearance
13 Nov 2002 We  Navami                            G Dhruva    Dhanista
Sri Jagaddhatri Puja
14 Nov 2002 Th  Dasami                            G Vyagata   Satabhisa
15 Nov 2002 Fr  Ekadasi                           G Harsana   Purva-bhadra    *
Srila Gaura Kishora das babaji - Disappearance
                 (Fasting till noon)
Sri Bhisma Pancaka
16 Nov 2002 Sa  Vyanjuli Mahadvadasi              G Vajra     Uttara-bhadra   *
(Fasting for Utthana - Devotthani Ekadasi)
17 Nov 2002 Su Dvadasi                           G Siddhi    Revati
                 Break fast 04:56 - 06:38 (Daylight saving not considered).
----------------- Vrscika Sankranti (Sun enters Scorpio) -----------------
18 Nov 2002 Mo  Trayodasi                         G Vyatipata Asvini
19 Nov 2002 Tu  Caturdasi                         G Variyana  Bharani
Sri Bhugarbha Goswami - Disappearance
Sri Kasisvara Pandit - Disappearance
20 Nov 2002 We  Purnima                           G Parigha   Krittika
Sri Krsna Rasayatra
Sri Tulasi-Saligram Vivaha (marriage)
Sripad Nimbarkacarya Appearance

  Caturmasya vrata ends.



Keshava Masa, Gaurabda 516                   Vcal 4.01

   Katikati, New Zealand. (175E55 37S33, Time zone = +12.00)

DATE            TITHI                         PAKSA YOGA      NAKSATRA     FAST
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21 Nov 2002 Th  Pratipat                          K Siva      Rohini
Sri Katyayani vrata begins
22 Nov 2002 Fr  Dvitiya                           K Siddha    Mrigasira
23 Nov 2002 Sa  Tritiya                           K Sadhya    Mrigasira
24 Nov 2002 Su  Caturthi                          K Subha     Ardra
25 Nov 2002 Mo  Pancami                           K Sukla     Punarvasu
26 Nov 2002 Tu  Sasti                             K Brahma    Pusyami
27 Nov 2002 We  Saptami                           K Indra     Aslesa
28 Nov 2002 Th  Astami                            K Vaidhriti Magha
29 Nov 2002 Fr  Navami                            K Viskumba  Purva-phalguni
30 Nov 2002 Sa  Dasami                            K Priti     Hasta
 1 Dec 2002 Su  Trisprsa Mahadvadasi             K Ayusmana  Citra           *
Sri Narahari Sarkar Thakur - Disappearance
                 (Fasting forUtpanna Ekadasi)
Sri Kaliya Krsna dasa - Disappearance
 2 Dec 2002 Mo  Trayodasi                         K Sobana    Swati
                 Break fast 04:49 - 09:40 (Daylight saving not considered).
Sri Saranga Thakur - Disappearance
 3 Dec 2002 Tu  Caturdasi                         K Atiganda  Visakha
 4 Dec 2002 We  Amavasya                          K Sukarma   Anuradha
Solar Eclipse  (do not cook, eat, etc. Only Chant Hare Krishna.) see eclipses-page
 5 Dec 2002 Th  Pratipat                          G Dhriti    Jyestha
 6 Dec 2002 Fr  Dvitiya                           G Sula      Mula
 7 Dec 2002 Sa  Tritiya                           G Ganda     Purva-asadha
 8 Dec 2002 Su  Caturthi                          G Dhruva    Uttara-asadha
 9 Dec 2002 Mo  Pancami                           G Vyagata   Sravana
10 Dec 2002 Tu  Sasti                             G Harsana   Dhanista
Odan sasthi
11 Dec 2002 We  Saptami                           G Vajra     Satabhisa
12 Dec 2002 Th  Astami                            G Siddhi    Purva-bhadra
13 Dec 2002 Fr  Navami                            G Vyatipata Uttara-bhadra
14 Dec 2002 Sa  Dasami                            G Variyana  Revati
15 Dec 2002 Su Suddha Ekadasi                   G Parigha   Asvini          *
                (Fasting for Mokshada Ekadasi)
  Advent of Srimad Bhagavad-gita - The day Bhagavad Gita was spoken by Lord Krishna
16 Dec 2002 Mo Dvadasi                           G Parigha   Bharani
                 Break fast 07:13 - 09:44 (Daylight saving not considered).
----------------- Dhanus Sankranti (Sun enters Sagittarius) -----------------
17 Dec 2002 Tu  Trayodasi                         G Siva      Bharani
18 Dec 2002 We  Trayodasi                         G Siddha    Krittika
19 Dec 2002 Th  Caturdasi                         G Sadhya    Rohini
20 Dec 2002 Fr  Purnima                           G Subha     Mrigasira
Sri Katyayani vrata ends



Narayana Masa, Gaurabda 516                  Vcal 4.01

   Katikati, New Zealand. (175E55 37S33, Time zone = +12.00)

DATE            TITHI                         PAKSA YOGA      NAKSATRA     FAST
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21 Dec 2002 Sa  Pratipat                          K Brahma    Ardra
22 Dec 2002 Su  Dvitiya                           K Indra     Punarvasu
23 Dec 2002 Mo  Tritiya                           K Vaidhriti Pusyami
24 Dec 2002 Tu  Caturthi                          K Viskumba  Aslesa          *
Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur Prabhupada - Disappearance
                 (Fasting till noon)
25 Dec 2002 We  Sasti                            K Priti     Magha
26 Dec 2002 Th  Saptami                           K Ayusmana  Purva-phalguni
27 Dec 2002 Fr  Astami                            K Saubhagya Uttara-phalguni
28 Dec 2002 Sa  Navami                            K Sobana    Hasta
29 Dec 2002 Su  Dasami                            K Atiganda  Citra
30 Dec 2002 Mo Suddha Ekadasi                    K Sukarma   Swati           *
Sri Devananda Pandit - Disappearance
                 (Fasting for Saphala Ekadasi)
31 Dec 2002 Tu Dvadasi                           K Sula      Anuradha
                 Break fast 04:57 - 09:52 (Daylight saving not considered).
 1 Jan 2003 We  Trayodasi                         K Ganda     Jyestha
Sri Mahesa Pandit - Disappearance
Sri Uddharana Datta - Disappearance
 2 Jan 2003 Th  Caturdasi                         K Vriddhi   Mula
 3 Jan 2003 Fr  Amavasya                          K Dhruva    Purva-asadha
 4 Jan 2003 Sa  Pratipat                         G Vyagata   Uttara-asadha
Sri Locana Das Thakur - Appearance
 5 Jan 2003 Su  Dvitiya                           G Harsana   Sravana
 6 Jan 2003 Mo  Tritiya                           G Vajra     Dhanista
Srila Jiva Goswami - Disappearance
Sri Jagadisa Pandit - Disappearance
 7 Jan 2003 Tu  Caturthi                          G Siddhi    Satabhisa
 8 Jan 2003 We  Pancami                           G Vyatipata Purva-bhadra
 9 Jan 2003 Th  Sasti                             G Variyana  Uttara-bhadra
10 Jan 2003 Fr  Saptami                           G Parigha   Uttara-bhadra
11 Jan 2003 Sa  Astami                            G Siva      Revati
12 Jan 2003 Su  Navami                            G Siddha    Asvini
13 Jan 2003 Mo  Dasami                            G Sadhya    Bharani
14 Jan 2003 Tu Suddha Ekadasi                    G Subha     Krittika        *
                 (Fasting for Putrada Ekadasi)
15 Jan 2003 We Dvadasi                           G Sukla     Rohini
                 Break fast 05:11 - 10:01 (Daylight saving not considered).
Sri Jagadisa Pandit - Appearance
----------------- Makara Sankranti (Sun enters Capricorn) -----------------
16 Jan 2003 Th  Trayodasi                         G Brahma    Mrigasira
17 Jan 2003 Fr  Caturdasi                         G Indra     Ardra
18 Jan 2003 Sa  Purnima                           G Vaidhriti Punarvasu
Sri Krsna Pusya abhisheka



Madhava Masa, Gaurabda 516                   Vcal 4.01

   Katikati, New Zealand. (175E55 37S33, Time zone = +12.00)

DATE            TITHI                         PAKSA YOGA      NAKSATRA     FAST
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19 Jan 2003 Su  Pratipat                          K Viskumba  Pusyami
20 Jan 2003 Mo  Dvitiya                           K Ayusmana  Aslesa
21 Jan 2003 Tu  Tritiya                           K Saubhagya Magha
22 Jan 2003 We  Caturthi                          K Sobana    Purva-phalguni
23 Jan 2003 Th  Pancami                           K Atiganda  Uttara-phalguni
Sri Ramacandra Kaviraja - Disappearance
Srila Gopal Bhatta Goswami - Appearance
24 Jan 2003 Fr  Sasti                             K Sukarma   Hasta
Sri Jayadeva Goswami - Disappearance
25 Jan 2003 Sa  Saptami                           K Dhriti    Citra
Sri Locana Das Thakur - Disappearance
26 Jan 2003 Su  Astami                            K Sula      Swati
27 Jan 2003 Mo  Navami                            K Ganda     Visakha
28 Jan 2003 Tu  Ekadasi                           K Dhruva    Anuradha
29 Jan 2003 We Suddha Ekadasi                    K Vyagata   Jyestha         *
                 (Fasting for Sat-tila Ekadasi)
30 Jan 2003 Th  Trayodasi                         K Harsana   Mula
                 Break fast 05:27 - 10:09 (Daylight saving not considered).
31 Jan 2003 Fr  Caturdasi                         K Vajra     Purva-asadha
 1 Feb 2003 Sa  Amavasya                          K Siddhi    Uttara-asadha
Sri Ganga Sagara Mela
 2 Feb 2003 Su  Pratipat                          G Vyatipata Sravana
 3 Feb 2003 Mo  Dvitiya                           G Variyana  Dhanista
 4 Feb 2003 Tu  Tritiya                           G Parigha   Satabhisa
 5 Feb 2003 We  Caturthi                          G Siva      Purva-bhadra
 6 Feb 2003 Th  Pancami                           G Siddha    Uttara-bhadra
Sri Vasanta Pancami
Srimati Visnupriya Devi - Appearance
Srimati Sarasvati Puja
Srila Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakur - Disappearance
Sri Pundarika Vidyanidhi - Appearance
Sri Raghunandana Thakur - Appearance
Sri Raghunatha Das Goswami - Appearance
 7 Feb 2003 Fr  Sasti                             G Sadhya    Revati
 8 Feb 2003 Sa  Sasti                             G Subha     Asvini
 9 Feb 2003 Su  Saptami                           G Sukla     Bharani         *
Sri Advaita Acarya - Appearance
                 (Fasting till noon)
10 Feb 2003 Mo  Astami                            G Brahma    Krittika
Sri Bhismastami
11 Feb 2003 Tu  Navami                            G Indra     Rohini
Sripad Madhvacarya - Disappearance
12 Feb 2003 We  Dasami                            G Vaidhriti Mrigasira
Sripad Ramanujacarya - Disappearance
13 Feb 2003 Th Suddha Ekadasi                    G Viskumba  Mrigasira       *
                 (Fasting for Bhaimi Ekadasi)
----------------- Kumbha Sankranti (Sun enters Aquarius) -----------------
14 Feb 2003 Fr Dvadasi                           G Priti     Ardra
                 Break fast 05:44 - 10:15 (Daylight saving not considered).
Sri Varaha Dvadasi - Appearance of Lord Varaha deva
                 (The fast is observed till noon on the Ekadasi.)
                 (Feasting is done today.)
15 Feb 2003 Sa  Trayodasi                         G Ayusmana  Punarvasu       *
Sri Nityananda Trayodasi - Appearance of Nityananda Prabhu
                 (The fast is observed till noon, then Feasting.)
16 Feb 2003 Su  Caturdasi                         G Saubhagya Pusyami
17 Feb 2003 Mo  Purnima                           G Sobana    Magha
Sri Krsna Madhura utsava
Srila Narottama Das Thakur - Appearance



Govinda Masa, Gaurabda 516                   Vcal 4.01

   Katikati, New Zealand. (175E55 37S33, Time zone = +12.00)

DATE            TITHI                         PAKSA YOGA      NAKSATRA     FAST
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18 Feb 2003 Tu  Pratipat                          K Atiganda  Purva-phalguni
19 Feb 2003 We  Dvitiya                           K Dhriti    Uttara-phalguni
20 Feb 2003 Th  Caturthi                          K Sula      Hasta
21 Feb 2003 Fr  Pancami                           K Ganda     Citra           *
Sri Purusottama Das Thakur - Disappearance
Srila Gour Govinda Swami -- Disappearance
Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakur Prabhupad - Appearance
                 (Fasting till noon)
22 Feb 2003 Sa  Sasti                             K Vriddhi   Swati
23 Feb 2003 Su  Saptami                           K Dhruva    Visakha
24 Feb 2003 Mo  Astami                            K Vyagata   Anuradha
25 Feb 2003 Tu  Navami                            K Vajra     Jyestha
26 Feb 2003 We  Dasami                            K Siddhi    Mula
27 Feb 2003 Th Suddha Ekadasi                    K Vyatipata Purva-asadha    *
                 (Fasting for Vijaya Ekadasi)
28 Feb 2003 Fr Dvadasi                           K Variyana  Uttara-asadha
                 Break fast 05:59 - 10:19 (Daylight saving not considered).
Sripad Isvara Puri - Disappearance
 1 Mar 2003 Sa  Trayodasi                         K Parigha   Sravana
 2 Mar 2003 Su  Caturdasi                         K Siva      Dhanista
Sri Shiva Ratri
 3 Mar 2003 Mo  Amavasya                          K Siddha    Satabhisa
 4 Mar 2003 Tu  Pratipat                          G Sadhya    Purva-bhadra
Srila Jagannatha Das Babaji - Disappearance
Sri Rasikananda - Disappearance
 5 Mar 2003 We  Dvitiya                           G Subha     Uttara-bhadra
 6 Mar 2003 Th  Tritiya                           G Sukla     Revati
 7 Mar 2003 Fr  Caturthi                          G Brahma    Asvini
Sri Purusottama Das Thakur - Appearance
 8 Mar 2003 Sa  Pancami                           G Indra     Bharani
 9 Mar 2003 Su  Sasti                             G Vaidhriti Bharani
10 Mar 2003 Mo  Saptami                           G Viskumba  Krittika
11 Mar 2003 Tu  Saptami                           G Priti     Rohini
12 Mar 2003 We  Astami                            G Ayusmana  Mrigasira
13 Mar 2003 Th  Navami                            G Saubhagya Ardra
14 Mar 2003 Fr  Dasami                            G Sobana    Punarvasu
15 Mar 2003 Sa Suddha Ekadasi                    G Atiganda  Pusyami         *
                 (Fasting for Amalaki vrata Ekadasi)
----------------- Mina Sankranti (Sun enters Pisces) -----------------
16 Mar 2003 Su Dvadasi                           G Sukarma   Aslesa
                 Break fast 06:15 - 06:59 (Daylight saving not considered).
Sripad Madhavendra Puri - Disappearance
17 Mar 2003 Mo  Caturdasi                         G Dhriti    Magha
18 Mar 2003 Tu  Purnima        (Holi)             G Sula      Purva-phalguni  *
Sri Krishna Chaitanya (Gauranga) Mahaprabhu - Appearance
                *** Gaura Purnima ***
   (Fasting Ekadasi style untill moonrise)



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