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Visnu Masa, Gaurabda 522                    Vcal 4.01

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

DATE            TITHI                         PAKSA YOGA      NAKSATRA     FAST
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23 Mar 2008 Su  Pratipat                          K Dhruva    Hasta
Festival of Srila Jagannatha Misra
24 Mar 2008 Mo  Dvitiya                           K Vyagata   Citra
25 Mar 2008 Tu  Tritiya                           K Harsana   Swati
26 Mar 2008 We  Caturthi                          K Vajra     Visakha
27 Mar 2008 Th  Pancami                           K Siddhi    Anuradha
28 Mar 2008 Fr  Sasti                             K Vyatipata Jyestha
29 Mar 2008 Sa  Saptami                           K Vyatipata Mula
30 Mar 2008 Su  Astami                            K Variyana  Purva-asadha
Sri Srivas Pandit - Appearance
31 Mar 2008 Mo  Navami                            K Parigha   Purva-asadha
 1 Apr 2008 Tu  Dasami                            K Siva      Uttara-asadha
 2 Apr 2008 We  Suddha Ekadasi                    K Siddha    Sravana         *
                 (Fasting for Papamocani Ekadasi
 3 Apr 2008 Th  Dvadasi                           K Subha     Dhanista
                 Break fast 06:32 - 10:24 (Daylight saving not considered).
Sri Govinda Ghosa - Disappearance
 4 Apr 2008 Fr  Trayodasi                         K Sukla     Satabhisa
 5 Apr 2008 Sa  Caturdasi                         K Brahma    Purva-bhadra
 6 Apr 2008 Su  Amavasya                          K Indra     Revati
 7 Apr 2008 Mo  Pratipat                          G Vaidhriti Asvini
 8 Apr 2008 Tu  Dvitiya                           G Viskumba  Bharani
 9 Apr 2008 We  Caturthi                          G Ayusmana  Krittika
10 Apr 2008 Th  Pancami                           G Saubhagya Rohini
Sripad Ramanujacarya - Appearance
11 Apr 2008 Fr  Sasti                             G Sobana    Mrigasira
12 Apr 2008 Sa  Saptami                           G Atiganda  Ardra
13 Apr 2008 Su  Astami                            G Sukarma   Punarvasu
14 Apr 2008 Mo  Navami                            G Dhriti    Pusyami         *
Sri Rama Navami: Appearance of  Lord Ramacandra
                 (Fasting till sunset)
----------------- Mesa Sankranti (Sun enters Aries) -----------------
               Beginning of Shalagram and Tulsi Jala Dan
15 Apr 2008 Tu  Dasami                            G Sula      Aslesa
16 Apr 2008 We  Suddha Ekadasi                    G Ganda     Magha           *
                  (Fasting for Kamada Ekadasi)
17 Apr 2008 Th  Dvadasi                           G Vriddhi   Purva-phalguni
                 Break fast 06:44 - 10:25 (Daylight saving not considered).
Damanaka-ropana dvadasi
18 Apr 2008 Fr  Trayodasi                         G Dhruva    Uttara-phalguni
19 Apr 2008 Sa  Caturdasi                         G Vyagata   Hasta
20 Apr 2008 Su  Purnima                           G Harsana   Citra
Sri Balarama Rasayatra
Sri Krsna Vasanta Rasa
Sri Vamsivadana Thakur - Appearance
Sri Syamananda Prabhu - Appearance



Madhusudana Masa, Gaurabda 522                 Vcal 4.01

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

DATE            TITHI                         PAKSA YOGA      NAKSATRA     FAST
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21 Apr 2008 Mo  Pratipat                          K Vajra     Swati
22 Apr 2008 Tu  Dvitiya                           K Siddhi    Visakha
23 Apr 2008 We  Tritiya                           K Vyatipata Anuradha
24 Apr 2008 Th  Caturthi                          K Variyana  Jyestha
25 Apr 2008 Fr  Caturthi                          K Parigha   Jyestha
26 Apr 2008 Sa  Pancami                           K Siva      Mula
27 Apr 2008 Su  Sasti                             K Siddha    Purva-asadha
28 Apr 2008 Mo  Saptami                           K Sadhya    Uttara-asadha
Sri Abhiram Thakur - Disappearance
29 Apr 2008 Tu  Astami                            K Subha     Sravana
30 Apr 2008 We  Navami                            K Sukla     Dhanista
 1 May 2008 Th  Dasami                            K Brahma    Satabhisa
Srila Vrindavana Das Thakur - Disappearance
 2 May 2008 Fr  Suddha Ekadasi                    K Indra     Purva-bhadra    *
                 (Fasting for Varuthini Ekadasi)
 3 May 2008 Sa  Dvadasi                           K Vaidhriti Uttara-bhadra
                 Break fast 06:59 - 10:23 (Daylight saving not considered).
 4 May 2008 Su  Trayodasi                         K Priti     Revati
Mother's Day (NZ, Aus, USA, UK)
 5 May 2008 Mo  Amavasya                          K Ayusmana  Asvini
Sri Gadadhara Pandit - Appearance
 6 May 2008 Tu  Pratipat                          G Saubhagya Bharani
 7 May 2008 We  Dvitiya                           G Sobana    Rohini
 8 May 2008 Th  Tritiya                           G Atiganda  Mrigasira
Aksaya Tritiya, Candana Yatra starts, continues for 21 days
 9 May 2008 Fr  Caturthi                          G Dhriti    Ardra
10 May 2008 Sa  Pancami                           G Sula      Punarvasu
11 May 2008 Su  Saptami                           G Ganda     Pusyami
Jahnu Saptami
12 May 2008 Mo  Astami                            G Vriddhi   Aslesa
13 May 2008 Tu  Navami                            G Dhruva    Magha
Srimati Sita Devi (consort of Lord Rama) - Appearance
Sri Madhu Pandit - Disappearance
Srimati Jahnava Devi - Appearance
14 May 2008 We  Dasami                            G Vyagata   Purva-phalguni
                 End of Jala Dan
15 May 2008 Th  Ekadasi                           G Harsana   Uttara-phalguni
----------------- Vrsabha Sankranti (Sun enters Taurus) -----------------
16 May 2008 Fr  Vyanjuli Mahadvadasi              G Vajra     Hasta           *
                 (Fasting for Mohini Ekadasi)
Srimati Rukmini Dvadasi
17 May 2008 Sa  Dvadasi                           G Siddhi    Citra
                 Break fast 07:11 - 07:43 (Daylight saving not considered).
18 May 2008 Su  Trayodasi                         G Vyatipata Swati
Sriman Jayananda Prabhu - Disappearance
19 May 2008 Mo  Caturdasi                         G Variyana  Visakha         *
Sri Nrsimha Caturdasi -  Appearance of Lord Nrsimhadeva
                 (Fasting till dusk)
20 May 2008 Tu  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

Buddhadev Purnima - Buddha Jayanti - Lord Buddha's Appearance day




Trivikrama Masa, Gaurabda 522                 Vcal 4.01

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

DATE            TITHI                         PAKSA YOGA      NAKSATRA     FAST
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21 May 2008 We  Pratipat                          K Siva      Anuradha
22 May 2008 Th  Dvitiya                           K Siddha    Jyestha
23 May 2008 Fr  Tritiya                           K Sadhya    Mula
24 May 2008 Sa  Caturthi                          K Subha     Purva-asadha
25 May 2008 Su  Pancami                           K Sukla     Uttara-asadha
Sri Ramananda Raya - Disappearance
26 May 2008 Mo  Sasti                             K Brahma    Sravana
27 May 2008 Tu  Saptami                           K Indra     Dhanista
28 May 2008 We  Astami                            K Vaidhriti Satabhisa
29 May 2008 Th  Navami                            K Viskumba  Purva-bhadra
30 May 2008 Fr  Dasami                            K Priti     Uttara-bhadra
31 May 2008 Sa  Suddha Ekadasi                    K Ayusmana  Revati          *
                 (Fasting for Apara Ekadasi)
World No Tobbaco Day - World No Smoking Day - every year
 1 Jun 2008 Su  Dvadasi                           K Saubhagya Asvini
                 Break fast 07:22 - 10:37 (Daylight saving not considered).
Srila Vrindavana Das Thakur - Appearance
 2 Jun 2008 Mo  Trayodasi                         K Atiganda  Bharani
 3 Jun 2008 Tu  Caturdasi                         K Sukarma   Krittika
 4 Jun 2008 We  Amavasya                          K Dhriti    Rohini
 5 Jun 2008 Th  Dvitiya                           G Sula      Mrigasira
( 5th June - World Environment Day every year)
 6 Jun 2008 Fr  Tritiya                           G Ganda     Ardra
 7 Jun 2008 Sa  Caturthi                          G Dhruva    Pusyami
 8 Jun 2008 Su  Pancami                           G Vyagata   Aslesa
 9 Jun 2008 Mo  Sasti                             G Harsana   Magha
10 Jun 2008 Tu  Saptami                           G Vajra     Purva-phalguni
11 Jun 2008 We  Astami                            G Siddhi    Uttara-phalguni
12 Jun 2008 Th  Navami                            G Vyatipata Hasta
13 Jun 2008 Fr  Dasami                            G Variyana  Hasta
Sri Baladeva Vidyabhusana - Disappearance
Sri Ganga Puja
Srimati Gangamata Goswamini - Appearance
14 Jun 2008 Sa  Suddha Ekadasi                    G Parigha   Citra           *
                 Fasting for Pandava Nirjala Ekadasi.
                 (Total fast, even from water, if you have broken Ekadasi)
15 Jun 2008 Su  Dvadasi                           G Siva      Swati
                 Break fast 07:29 - 10:41 (Daylight saving not considered).
----------------- Mithuna Sankranti (Sun enters Gemini) -----------------
16 Jun 2008 Mo  Trayodasi                         G Siddha    Visakha
Sri Panihati Cida Dahi Utsava
17 Jun 2008 Tu  Caturdasi                         G Sadhya    Anuradha
18 Jun 2008 We  Purnima                           G Subha     Jyestha
Snana Yatra
Sri Mukunda Datta - Disappearance
Sri Sridhara Pandit - Disappearance
 



Vamana Masa, Gaurabda 522                   Vcal 4.01

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

DATE            TITHI                         PAKSA YOGA      NAKSATRA     FAST
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19 Jun 2008 Th  Pratipat                          K Sukla     Mula
Sri Syamananda Prabhu - Disappearance
20 Jun 2008 Fr  Pratipat                          K Brahma    Purva-asadha
21 Jun 2008 Sa  Dvitiya                           K Indra     Uttara-asadha
22 Jun 2008 Su  Tritiya                           K Vaidhriti Sravana
Father's Day - 3rd Sunday in June in US & UK - 1st Sunday in September in Aus & NZ
23 Jun 2008 Mo  Caturthi                          K Viskumba  Dhanista
24 Jun 2008 Tu  Pancami                           K Priti     Dhanista
Sri Vakresvara Pandit - Appearance
25 Jun 2008 We  Sasti                             K Ayusmana  Satabhisa
26 Jun 2008 Th  Saptami                           K Saubhagya Purva-bhadra
27 Jun 2008 Fr  Astami                            K Sobana    Uttara-bhadra
28 Jun 2008 Sa  Navami                            K Atiganda  Revati
Sri Srivas Pandit - Disappearance
29 Jun 2008 Su  Ekadasi                           K Sukarma   Bharani
30 Jun 2008 Mo  Suddha Ekadasi                    K Dhriti    Krittika        *
                 (Fasting for Yogini Ekadasi)
 1 Jul 2008 Tu  Trayodasi                         K Sula      Rohini
                 Break fast 07:32 - 10:44 (Daylight saving not considered).
 2 Jul 2008 We  Caturdasi                         K Vriddhi   Mrigasira
 3 Jul 2008 Th  Amavasya                          K Dhruva    Ardra           *
Sri Gadadhara Pandit - Disappearance
Srila Bhaktivinode Thakur - Disappearance
                 (Fasting till noon)
 4 Jul 2008 Fr  Pratipat                          G Vyagata   Punarvasu
Sri Gundica Marjana
 5 Jul 2008 Sa  Dvitiya                           G Harsana   Pusyami
Ratha Yatra
Hera Pancami after 4 days
Return Ratha after 8 days
Sri Swarupa Damodara - Disappearance
Sri Sivananda Sen - Disappearance
 6 Jul 2008 Su  Caturthi                          G Vajra     Aslesa
 7 Jul 2008 Mo  Pancami                           G Siddhi    Magha
 8 Jul 2008 Tu  Sasti                             G Vyatipata Purva-phalguni
Sri Vakresvara Pandit - Disappearance
 9 Jul 2008 We  Saptami                           G Parigha   Uttara-phalguni
10 Jul 2008 Th  Astami                            G Siva      Hasta
11 Jul 2008 Fr  Navami                            G Siddha    Citra
12 Jul 2008 Sa  Dasami                            G Siddha    Swati
13 Jul 2008 Su  Dasami                            G Sadhya    Visakha
14 Jul 2008 Mo  Suddha Ekadasi                    G Subha     Anuradha        *
                 (Fasting for Sayana Ekadasi)
15 Jul 2008 Tu  Dvadasi      (Sayana Dwadasi)    G Sukla     Jyestha
                 Break fast 07:28 - 10:44 (Daylight saving not considered).
16 Jul 2008 We  Trayodasi                         G Brahma    Mula
----------------- Karaka Sankranti (Sun enters Cancer) -----------------
17 Jul 2008 Th  Caturdasi                         G Indra     Purva-asadha
18 Jul 2008 Fr  Purnima                           G Vaidhriti Purva-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 522                  Vcal 4.01

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

DATE            TITHI                         PAKSA YOGA      NAKSATRA     FAST
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19 Jul 2008 Sa  Pratipat                          K Viskumba  Uttara-asadha
20 Jul 2008 Su  Dvitiya                           K Priti     Sravana
21 Jul 2008 Mo  Tritiya                           K Ayusmana  Dhanista
22 Jul 2008 Tu  Caturthi                          K Saubhagya Satabhisa
23 Jul 2008 We  Pancami                           K Sobana    Purva-bhadra
Srila Gopal Bhatta Goswami - Disappearance
24 Jul 2008 Th  Sasti                             K Atiganda  Uttara-bhadra
25 Jul 2008 Fr  Saptami                           K Dhriti    Revati
26 Jul 2008 Sa  Astami                            K Sula      Asvini
Sri Lokanatha Goswami - Disappearance
27 Jul 2008 Su  Navami                            K Ganda     Bharani
The incorporation of ISKCON in New York
28 Jul 2008 Mo  Dasami                            K Vriddhi   Krittika
29 Jul 2008 Tu  Trisprsa Mahadvadasi             K Dhruva    Rohini          *
                 (Fasting for Kamika Ekadasi)
30 Jul 2008 We  Trayodasi                         K Vyagata   Ardra
                 Break fast 07:18 - 10:41 (Daylight saving not considered).
31 Jul 2008 Th  Caturdasi                         K Harsana   Punarvasu
 1 Aug 2008 Fr  Amavasya                          K Siddhi    Pusyami
Total Solar Eclipse - visible in N America, Europe & Asia - See Eclipse page
 2 Aug 2008 Sa  Pratipat                          G Vyatipata Aslesa
 3 Aug 2008 Su  Dvitiya                           G Variyana  Magha
 4 Aug 2008 Mo  Tritiya                           G Parigha   Purva-phalguni
 5 Aug 2008 Tu  Caturthi                          G Siva      Uttara-phalguni
Sri Raghunandana Thakur - Disappearance
Sri Vamsidas Babaji - Disappearance
 6 Aug 2008 We  Pancami                           G Siddha    Hasta
 7 Aug 2008 Th  Sasti                             G Sadhya    Citra
 8 Aug 2008 Fr  Saptami                           G Subha     Swati
 9 Aug 2008 Sa  Astami                            G Sukla     Visakha
10 Aug 2008 Su  Navami                            G Brahma    Anuradha
11 Aug 2008 Mo  Dasami                            G Indra     Anuradha
12 Aug 2008 Tu  Suddha Ekadasi                    G Vaidhriti Jyestha         *
                 (Fasting for Pavitropana Ekadasi)
Sri Sri Radha Govinda Jhulan Yatra begins
13 Aug 2008 We  Dvadasi                           G Viskumba  Mula
                 Break fast 07:03 - 10:35 (Daylight saving not considered).
Srila Rupa Goswami - Disappearance
Sri Gauridas Pandit - Disappearance
14 Aug 2008 Th  Trayodasi                         G Priti     Purva-asadha
15 Aug 2008 Fr  Trayodasi                         G Ayusmana  Uttara-asadha
16 Aug 2008 Sa  Caturdasi                         G Saubhagya Sravana
Partial Lunar Eclipse - visible in Asia America Europe Aus - See Eclipse page
17 Aug 2008 Su  Purnima                           G Sobana    Dhanista        *
Jhulan Yatra ends.
Lord Balaram - Appearance  (Fasting till noon)
Second month of Caturmasya begins.
(Fast from yogurt for one month.)




Hrsikesa Masa, Gaurabda 522                  Vcal 4.01

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

DATE            TITHI                         PAKSA YOGA      NAKSATRA     FAST
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18 Aug 2008 Mo  Pratipat                          K Atiganda  Satabhisa
Srila Prabhupada's departure for the USA 1965 AD.
19 Aug 2008 Tu  Dvitiya                           K Sukarma   Purva-bhadra
20 Aug 2008 We  Tritiya                           K Dhriti    Uttara-bhadra
21 Aug 2008 Th  Pancami                           K Sula      Revati
22 Aug 2008 Fr  Sasti                             K Ganda     Asvini
23 Aug 2008 Sa  Saptami                           K Vriddhi   Bharani
24 Aug 2008 Su  Astami                            K Vyagata   Krittika        *
Sri Krsna Janmastami: Appearance of Lord Sri Krsna
                 (Fasting till midnight - breakfast with Ekadasi style prasadam)
25 Aug 2008 Mo  Navami                            K Harsana   Rohini          *
Sri Nandotsava
Srila A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada - Appearance
                 (Fasting till noon)
26 Aug 2008 Tu  Dasami                            K Vajra     Mrigasira
27 Aug 2008 We  Suddha Ekadasi                    K Siddhi    Ardra           *
         (Fasting for Annada Ekadasi) Suddha Ekadasi
28 Aug 2008 Th  Dvadasi                           K Vyatipata Punarvasu
                 Break fast 06:44 - 10:26 (Daylight saving not considered).
29 Aug 2008 Fr  Trayodasi                         K Variyana  Pusyami
30 Aug 2008 Sa  Caturdasi                         K Parigha   Aslesa
31 Aug 2008 Su  Amavasya                          K Siddha    Magha
 1 Sep 2008 Mo  Pratipat                          G Sadhya    Purva-phalguni
 2 Sep 2008 Tu  Tritiya                           G Subha     Uttara-phalguni
 3 Sep 2008 We  Tritiya (Ganesh Chaturthi - ends 12:46) G Sukla     Hasta
 4 Sep 2008 Th  Caturthi                          G Brahma    Citra
 5 Sep 2008 Fr  Pancami                           G Indra     Swati
Srimati Sita Thakurani (Advaita's consort) - Appearance
 6 Sep 2008 Sa  Sasti                             G Vaidhriti Visakha
Sri Lalita sasti
 7 Sep 2008 Su  Saptami                           G Viskumba  Anuradha
Father's Day -  1st Sunday in September in Aus & NZ - 3rd Sunday in June in US & UK
 8 Sep 2008 Mo  Astami                            G Priti     Jyestha         *
Sri Radhastami : Srimati Radharani's - Appearance
                 (Fasting till noon)
 9 Sep 2008 Tu  Navami                            G Ayusmana  Mula
10 Sep 2008 We  Dasami                            G Saubhagya Purva-asadha
11 Sep 2008 Th  Suddha Ekadasi                    G Sobana    Uttara-asadha   *
                 (Fasting for Parsva Ekadasi)
12 Sep 2008 Fr  Dvadasi                           G Atiganda  Sravana
                 Break fast 06:22 - 10:16 (Daylight saving not considered).
Sri Vamana Dvadasi - Appearance of Lord Vamandeva
                 (The fast is observed till noon on the Ekadasi.)
                 (Feasting is done tomorrow.)
Srila Jiva Goswami - Appearance
13 Sep 2008 Sa  Trayodasi                         G Sukarma   Dhanista        *
Srila Bhaktivinode Thakur - Appearance Utsava
                 (Fasting till noon)
14 Sep 2008 Su  Caturdasi                         G Dhriti    Satabhisa
Sri Ananta Caturdasi Vrata
Srila Hari Das Thakur - Disappearance
15 Sep 2008 Mo  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 522                 Vcal 4.01

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

DATE            TITHI                         PAKSA YOGA      NAKSATRA     FAST
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16 Sep 2008 Tu  Pratipat                          K Ganda     Uttara-bhadra
17 Sep 2008 We  Dvitiya                           K Vriddhi   Revati
----------------- Kanya Sankranti (Sun enters Virgo) -----------------
18 Sep 2008 Th  Tritiya                           K Dhruva    Asvini
19 Sep 2008 Fr  Caturthi                          K Vyagata   Bharani
20 Sep 2008 Sa  Pancami                           K Harsana   Krittika
21 Sep 2008 Su  Sasti                             K Vajra     Rohini
22 Sep 2008 Mo  Saptami                           K Vyatipata Mrigasira
Srila Prabhupada's arrival in the USA
23 Sep 2008 Tu  Navami                            K Variyana  Ardra
24 Sep 2008 We  Dasami                            K Parigha   Punarvasu
25 Sep 2008 Th  Suddha Ekadasi                    K Siva      Pusyami         *
                 Fasting for Indira Ekadasi
26 Sep 2008 Fr  Dvadasi                           K Siddha    Aslesa
                 Break fast 06:00 - 10:05 (Daylight saving not considered).
27 Sep 2008 Sa  Trayodasi                         K Sadhya    Magha
28 Sep 2008 Su  Caturdasi                         K Subha     Purva-phalguni
29 Sep 2008 Mo  Amavasya                          K Sukla     Uttara-phalguni
30 Sep 2008 Tu  Pratipat                          G Brahma    Hasta
 1 Oct 2008 We  Dvitiya                           G Indra     Citra
World Vegetarian Day (every year)
 2 Oct 2008 Th  Tritiya                           G Vaidhriti Swati
 3 Oct 2008 Fr  Caturthi                         G Viskumba  Visakha
 4 Oct 2008 Sa  Pancami                           G Priti     Anuradha
 5 Oct 2008 Su  Sasti                             G Ayusmana  Jyestha
 6 Oct 2008 Mo  Saptami                           G Saubhagya Mula
Sri Durga Puja
 7 Oct 2008 Tu  Saptami                           G Sobana    Mula
 8 Oct 2008 We  Astami                            G Atiganda  Purva-asadha
 9 Oct 2008 Th  Navami                            G Sukarma   Uttara-asadha
10 Oct 2008 Fr  Dasami                            G Dhriti    Sravana
Sri Ramacandra Vijayotsava (Vijay Dasami)
Sripad Madhvacarya - Appearance
11 Oct 2008 Sa  Suddha Ekadasi                    G Sula      Dhanista        *
                 (Fasting for Pasankusa Ekadasi)
12 Oct 2008 Su  Dvadasi                           G Ganda     Satabhisa
                 Break fast 05:36 - 09:54 (Daylight saving not considered).
Srila Raghunatha Das Goswami - Disappearance
Srila Raghunatha Bhatta Goswami - Disappearance
Sria Krsna Das Kaviraj Goswami - Disappearance
13 Oct 2008 Mo  Trayodasi                         G Vriddhi   Purva-bhadra
14 Oct 2008 Tu  Caturdasi                         G Dhruva    Uttara-bhadra
15 Oct 2008 We  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 522  Vcal 4.01

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

DATE            TITHI                         PAKSA YOGA      NAKSATRA     FAST
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15 Oct 2008 We  Purnima                           G Harsana   Revati
16 Oct 2008 Th  Dvitiya                           K Vajra     Asvini
17 Oct 2008 Fr  Tritiya                           K Siddhi    Bharani
----------------- Tula Sankranti (Sun enters Libra) -----------------
18 Oct 2008 Sa  Caturthi                          K Vyatipata Rohini
19 Oct 2008 Su  Pancami                           K Variyana  Mrigasira
Srila Narottama Das Thakur - Disappearance
20 Oct 2008 Mo  Sasti                             K Parigha   Ardra
21 Oct 2008 Tu  Saptami                           K Siddha    Punarvasu
22 Oct 2008 We  Astami                            K Sadhya    Pusyami
Appearance of Radha Kunda prakat, snan dan
Sri Bahulastami
23 Oct 2008 Th  Navami                            K Subha     Aslesa
Sri Viracandra Prabhu (Virabhadra) - Appearance
24 Oct 2008 Fr  Dasami                            K Sukla     Magha
25 Oct 2008 Sa  Suddha Ekadasi                    K Brahma    Purva-phalguni  *
                 (Fasting for Ramaa Ekadasi)
26 Oct 2008 Su  Dvadasi                           K Indra     Uttara-phalguni
                 Break fast 05:17 - 08:54 (Daylight saving not considered).
27 Oct 2008 Mo  Trayodasi                         K Vaidhriti Hasta
28 Oct 2008 Tu  Caturdasi                         K Viskumba  Citra
29 Oct 2008 We  Amavasya                          K Priti     Swati
Sri Dipa dan, Dipavali, Diwali (Kalipuja)
30 Oct 2008 Th  Pratipat                          G Ayusmana  Visakha
Sri Govardhana Puja, Go Puja, Go krda
                 (Worship of Govardhana Hill)
Sri Bali Daityaraja Puja
Sri Rasikananda - Appearance
31 Oct 2008 Fr  Dvitiya                           G Saubhagya Visakha
Sri Vasudeva Ghosa - Disappearance
 1 Nov 2008 Sa  Tritiya                           G Sobana    Anuradha
 2 Nov 2008 Su  Caturthi                          G Atiganda  Jyestha         *
Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada - Disappearance
                 (Fasting till noon)
 3 Nov 2008 Mo  Pancami                           G Sukarma   Mula
 4 Nov 2008 Tu  Sasti                             G Dhriti    Purva-asadha
 5 Nov 2008 We  Saptami                           G Sula      Uttara-asadha
 6 Nov 2008 Th  Astami                            G Ganda     Sravana
Sri Gopastami, Gosthastami
Sri Gadadhara Das Goswami - Disappearance
Sri Dhananjaya Pandit - Disappearance
Srinivasa Acarya - Disappearance
 7 Nov 2008 Fr  Navami                            G Vriddhi   Dhanista
Sri Jagaddhatri Puja
 8 Nov 2008 Sa  Navami                            G Dhruva    Satabhisa
 9 Nov 2008 Su  Dasami                            G Vyagata   Purva-bhadra    *
Srila Gaura Kishora das babaji - Disappearance
                 (Fasting till noon)
                 (Feasting is done tomorrow)
Sri Bhisma Pancaka
10 Nov 2008 Mo  Suddha Ekadasi                    G Harsana   Uttara-bhadra   *
(Fasting for Utthana - Devotthani Ekadasi)
11 Nov 2008 Tu  Trayodasi                         G Vajra     Revati
                 Break fast 05:00 - 09:40 (Daylight saving not considered).
12 Nov 2008 We  Caturdasi                         G Siddhi    Asvini
Sri Bhugarbha Goswami - Disappearance
Sri Kasisvara Pandit - Disappearance
13 Nov 2008 Th  Purnima                           G Vyatipata Bharani
Sri Krsna Rasayatra
Sri Tulasi-Saligram Vivaha (marriage)
Sripad Nimbarkacarya Appearance
Caturmasya vrata ends.




Kesava Masa, Gaurabda 522                   Vcal 4.01

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

DATE            TITHI                         PAKSA YOGA      NAKSATRA     FAST
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14 Nov 2008 Fr  Pratipat                          K Parigha   Krittika
Sri Katyayani vrata begins
15 Nov 2008 Sa  Dvitiya                           K Siva      Rohini
16 Nov 2008 Su  Tritiya                           K Siddha    Mrigasira
----------------- Vrscika Sankranti (Sun enters Scorpio) -----------------
17 Nov 2008 Mo  Pancami                           K Sadhya    Ardra
18 Nov 2008 Tu  Sasti                             K Subha     Pusyami
19 Nov 2008 We  Saptami                           K Brahma    Aslesa
20 Nov 2008 Th  Astami                            K Indra     Magha
21 Nov 2008 Fr  Navami                            K Vaidhriti Purva-phalguni
22 Nov 2008 Sa  Dasami                            K Viskumba  Uttara-phalguni
23 Nov 2008 Su  Ekadasi                           K Priti     Hasta
Sri Narahari Sarkar Thakur - Disappearance
24 Nov 2008 Mo  Paksa vardhini Mahadvadasi          K Ayusmana  Hasta           *
                 (Fasting forUtpanna Ekadasi) (Suddha Ekadasi)
Sri Kaliya Krsna dasa - Disappearance
25 Nov 2008 Tu  Trayodasi                         K Saubhagya Citra
                 Break fast 04:51 - 09:39 (Daylight saving not considered).
Sri Saranga Thakur - Disappearance
26 Nov 2008 We  Caturdasi                         K Sobana    Swati
27 Nov 2008 Th  Amavasya                          K Atiganda  Visakha
28 Nov 2008 Fr  Amavasya                          K Sukarma   Anuradha
29 Nov 2008 Sa  Pratipat                          G Dhriti    Jyestha
30 Nov 2008 Su  Dvitiya                           G Sula      Mula
 1 Dec 2008 Mo  Tritiya                           G Ganda     Purva-asadha
 2 Dec 2008 Tu  Caturthi                          G Vriddhi   Uttara-asadha
 3 Dec 2008 We  Pancami                           G Dhruva    Sravana
 4 Dec 2008 Th  Sasti                             G Vyagata   Sravana
Odan sasthi
 5 Dec 2008 Fr  Saptami                           G Harsana   Dhanista
 6 Dec 2008 Sa  Astami                            G Vajra     Satabhisa
 7 Dec 2008 Su  Navami                            G Siddhi    Purva-bhadra
 8 Dec 2008 Mo  Dasami                            G Vyatipata Uttara-bhadra
 9 Dec 2008 Tu  Suddha Ekadasi                    G Variyana  Revati          *
                 Fasting for Mokshada Ekadasi Suddha Ekadasi
  Advent of Srimad Bhagavad-gita - The day Bhagavad Gita was spoken by Lord Krishna
10 Dec 2008 We  Dvadasi                           G Parigha   Asvini
                 Break fast 04:48 - 09:42 (Daylight saving not considered).
11 Dec 2008 Th  Trayodasi                         G Siva      Krittika
12 Dec 2008 Fr  Caturdasi                         G Siddha    Rohini
Sri Katyayani vrata ends




Narayana Masa, Gaurabda 522                  Vcal 4.01

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

DATE            TITHI                         PAKSA YOGA      NAKSATRA     FAST
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
13 Dec 2008 Sa  Pratipat                          K Subha     Mrigasira
14 Dec 2008 Su  Dvitiya                           K Sukla     Ardra
15 Dec 2008 Mo  Tritiya                           K Brahma    Punarvasu
16 Dec 2008 Tu  Caturthi                          K Indra     Pusyami         *
Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur Prabhupada - Disappearance
                 (Fasting till noon)
----------------- Dhanus Sankranti (Sun enters Sagittarius) -----------------
17 Dec 2008 We  Pancami                           K Vaidhriti Aslesa
18 Dec 2008 Th  Sasti                             K Viskumba  Magha
19 Dec 2008 Fr  Saptami                           K Ayusmana  Purva-phalguni
20 Dec 2008 Sa  Astami                            K Saubhagya Uttara-phalguni
21 Dec 2008 Su  Navami                            K Sobana    Hasta
22 Dec 2008 Mo  Dasami                            K Atiganda  Citra
23 Dec 2008 Tu  Suddha Ekadasi                    K Sukarma   Swati           *
Sri Devananda Pandit - Disappearance
                 (Fasting for Saphala Ekadasi)
24 Dec 2008 We  Dvadasi                           K Dhriti    Visakha
                 Break fast 04:53 - 09:48 (Daylight saving not considered).
25 Dec 2008 Th  Trayodasi                         K Sula      Anuradha
Sri Mahesa Pandit - Disappearance
Sri Uddharana Datta - Disappearance
26 Dec 2008 Fr  Caturdasi                         K Ganda     Jyestha
27 Dec 2008 Sa  Amavasya                          K Vriddhi   Mula
28 Dec 2008 Su  Pratipat                          G Dhruva    Purva-asadha
Sri Locana Das Thakur - Appearance
29 Dec 2008 Mo  Dvitiya                           G Dhruva    Purva-asadha
30 Dec 2008 Tu  Dvitiya                           G Vyagata   Uttara-asadha
31 Dec 2008 We  Tritiya                           G Harsana   Sravana
Srila Jiva Goswami - Disappearance
Sri Jagadisa Pandit - Disappearance
 1 Jan 2009 Th  Caturthi                          G Vajra     Dhanista
 2 Jan 2009 Fr  Pancami                           G Siddhi    Satabhisa
 3 Jan 2009 Sa  Sasti                             G Vyatipata Purva-bhadra
 4 Jan 2009 Su  Saptami                           G Variyana  Uttara-bhadra
 5 Jan 2009 Mo  Astami                            G Siva      Revati
 6 Jan 2009 Tu  Navami                            G Siddha    Asvini
 7 Jan 2009 We  Dasami                            G Sadhya    Bharani
 8 Jan 2009 Th  Trisprsa Mahadvadasi             G Subha     Krittika        *
                 (Fasting for Putrada Ekadasi)
Sri Jagadisa Pandit - Appearance
 9 Jan 2009 Fr  Trayodasi                         G Sukla     Rohini
                 Break fast 05:06 - 09:57 (Daylight saving not considered).
10 Jan 2009 Sa  Caturdasi                         G Brahma    Mrigasira
11 Jan 2009 Su  Purnima                           G Vaidhriti Punarvasu
Sri Krsna Pusya abhisheka




Madhava Masa, Gaurabda 522                   Vcal 4.01

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

DATE            TITHI                         PAKSA YOGA      NAKSATRA     FAST
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
12 Jan 2009 Mo  Pratipat                          K Viskumba  Pusyami
13 Jan 2009 Tu  Dvitiya                           K Priti     Aslesa
14 Jan 2009 We  Tritiya                           K Ayusmana  Magha
----------------- Makara Sankranti (Sun enters Capricorn) ----- all about Makara sankranti
15 Jan 2009 Th  Pancami                           K Saubhagya Purva-phalguni
Sri Ramacandra Kaviraja - Disappearance
Srila Gopal Bhatta Goswami - Appearance
16 Jan 2009 Fr  Sasti                             K Sobana    Uttara-phalguni
Sri Jayadeva Goswami - Disappearance
17 Jan 2009 Sa  Saptami                           K Atiganda  Hasta
Sri Locana Das Thakur - Disappearance
18 Jan 2009 Su  Astami                            K Sukarma   Citra
19 Jan 2009 Mo  Navami                            K Dhriti    Swati
20 Jan 2009 Tu  Dasami                            K Sula      Visakha
21 Jan 2009 We  Dasami                            K Ganda     Anuradha
22 Jan 2009 Th  Suddha Ekadasi                    K Vriddhi   Jyestha         *
                 (Fasting forSat-tila Ekadasi)
23 Jan 2009 Fr  Dvadasi                           K Dhruva    Jyestha
                 Break fast 05:20 - 10:05 (Daylight saving not considered).
24 Jan 2009 Sa  Trayodasi                         K Vyagata   Mula
25 Jan 2009 Su  Caturdasi                         K Harsana   Purva-asadha
26 Jan 2009 Mo  Amavasya                          K Vajra     Uttara-asadha
Annular Solar Eclipse - visible in Safrica, SE Asia, Aust' - see Eclipse pages
Sri Ganga Sagara Mela
27 Jan 2009 Tu  Pratipat                          G Siddhi    Sravana
28 Jan 2009 We  Dvitiya                           G Vyatipata Dhanista
29 Jan 2009 Th  Tritiya                           G Variyana  Satabhisa
30 Jan 2009 Fr  Caturthi                          G Parigha   Purva-bhadra
31 Jan 2009 Sa  Pancami                           G Siva      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
 1 Feb 2009 Su  Sasti                             G Siddha    Revati
 2 Feb 2009 Mo  Saptami                           G Sadhya    Asvini          *
Sri Advaita Acarya - Appearance
                 (Fasting till noon)
 3 Feb 2009 Tu  Astami                            G Sukla     Bharani
Sri Bhismastami
 4 Feb 2009 We  Navami                            G Brahma    Krittika
Sripad Madhvacarya - Disappearance
 5 Feb 2009 Th  Dasami                            G Indra     Rohini
Sripad Ramanujacarya - Disappearance
 6 Feb 2009 Fr  Suddha Ekadasi                    G Vaidhriti Mrigasira       *
                 (Fasting for Bhaimi Ekadasi)
 7 Feb 2009 Sa  Dvadasi                           G Viskumba  Ardra
                 Break fast 05:37 - 10:13 (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.)
 8 Feb 2009 Su  Trayodasi                         G Priti     Punarvasu       *
Sri Nityananda Trayodasi - Appearance of Nityananda Prabhu
                 (Fasting till noon)
 9 Feb 2009 Mo  Caturdasi                         G Saubhagya Pusyami
Sri Krsna Madhura utsava
Srila Narottama Das Thakur - Appearance
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse - visible Europe,Asia,Aus & Pacific - see Eclipse pages




Govinda Masa, Gaurabda 522                   Vcal 4.01

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

DATE            TITHI                         PAKSA YOGA      NAKSATRA     FAST
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
10 Feb 2009 Tu  Pratipat                          K Sobana    Aslesa
11 Feb 2009 We  Dvitiya                           K Atiganda  Magha
12 Feb 2009 Th  Tritiya                           K Sukarma   Uttara-phalguni
13 Feb 2009 Fr  Caturthi                          K Dhriti    Hasta
----------------- Kumbha Sankranti (Sun enters Aquarius) -----------------
14 Feb 2009 Sa  Pancami                           K Sula      Citra           *
Sri Purusottama Das Thakur - Disappearance
Srila Gour Govinda Swami -- Disappearance
Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakur Prabhupad - Appearance
                 (Fasting till noon)
15 Feb 2009 Su  Sasti                             K Ganda     Swati
16 Feb 2009 Mo  Saptami                           K Vriddhi   Visakha
17 Feb 2009 Tu  Astami                            K Dhruva    Visakha
18 Feb 2009 We  Navami                            K Vyagata   Anuradha
19 Feb 2009 Th  Dasami                            K Harsana   Jyestha
20 Feb 2009 Fr  Ekadasi                           K Vajra     Mula
21 Feb 2009 Sa  Unmilani Mahadvadasi              K Siddhi    Purva-asadha    *
                 (Fasting for Vijaya Ekadasi)
22 Feb 2009 Su  Dvadasi                           K Vyatipata Uttara-asadha
                 Break fast 05:53 - 08:51 (Daylight saving not considered).
Sripad Isvara Puri - Disappearance
23 Feb 2009 Mo  Trayodasi                         K Variyana  Sravana
24 Feb 2009 Tu  Caturdasi                         K Parigha   Dhanista
Sri Shiva Ratri
25 Feb 2009 We  Amavasya                          K Siva      Satabhisa
26 Feb 2009 Th  Pratipat                          G Siddha    Purva-bhadra
Srila Jagannatha Das Babaji - Disappearance
Sri Rasikananda - Disappearance
HH Tamal Krishna Goswami  - Disappearance
HG Vrindavaneswari devi dasi - Disappearance
27 Feb 2009 Fr  Dvitiya                           G Sadhya    Uttara-bhadra
28 Feb 2009 Sa  Tritiya                           G Subha     Revati
 1 Mar 2009 Su  Caturthi                          G Sukla     Asvini
Sri Purusottama Das Thakur - Appearance
 2 Mar 2009 Mo  Pancami                           G Brahma    Bharani
 3 Mar 2009 Tu  Sasti                             G Indra     Krittika
 4 Mar 2009 We  Saptami                           G Viskumba  Rohini
 5 Mar 2009 Th  Astami                            G Priti     Mrigasira
 6 Mar 2009 Fr  Dasami                            G Ayusmana  Ardra
 7 Mar 2009 Sa  Suddha Ekadasi                    G Saubhagya Punarvasu       *
                 (Fasting for Amalaki vrata Ekadasi)
 8 Mar 2009 Su  Dvadasi                           G Sobana    Pusyami
                 Break fast 06:08 - 10:21 (Daylight saving not considered).
Sripad Madhavendra Puri - Disappearance
 9 Mar 2009 Mo  Trayodasi                         G Atiganda  Aslesa
10 Mar 2009 Tu  Caturdasi   (Holika - Holi)       G Sukarma   Magha
11 Mar 2009 We  Purnima                           G Sula      Purva-phalguni  *
Sri Krishna Chaitanya (Gauranga) Mahaprabhu - Appearance
                *** Gaura Purnima ***
(Fasting Ekadasi style untill moonrise)
 
 




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