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Nrsimha Chaturdasi. Saturday May 2nd, 7 PM

In the purport of 7.8.51 of Srimad-Bhagavatam, Srila Prabhupada writes, “The Supreme Personality of Godhead in His transcendental form of Lord Narsimhadev is always ready to kill the demons who always create disturbances in the minds of honest devotees. To spread the Krishna consciousness movement, devotees have to face many dangers and impediments all over the world, but a faithful servant who preaches with great devotion to the Lord must know that Lord Narsimhadev is always his protector”.

Rama Navami (March 28th)

The Ramanavami celebration observes the birth of Lord Rama, and is one of the most auspicious days in the Vaisnava calendar. Lord Rama is an incarnation of the Supreme Lord who appeared on this earth several millenniums ago.

Maha Siva Ratri - Feb 17th and Feb 22nd

We offer our obeisances and adorations unto the lotus feet of Mahadeva as the greatest of Vaishnavas and as Gopeshwar, the gate-keeper of the rasa mandali who very kindly grants us entrance into Lord Krishna's maha raas.

Once while in deep meditation on Mount Kailash, Lord Shiva heard the sweet vibration of Krishna playing His divine flute. Mesmerized, He entered samadhi.
He followed that transcendental sound until He came to Vrindavan, where Lord Gopinath was getting ready to start the Maha raas with His gopis.

Gaura Purnima 2015 (March 5th to March 8th)

Gaura Purnima is a Gaudiya Vaishanva festival that celebrates the divine appearance of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu in Navadwipa, India. Gaura Purnima means "Golden Full Moon". The name signifies that Lord Caitanya took birth at time of full moon and He blesses everyone with the moonlike rays of His teachings.

Lord Caitanya is non-different than Lord Krishna appearing as His own devotees. He spread the congregation chanting of Holy Name and taught that one can gain enlightenment by chanting Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare / Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare.

Appearance Day of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura (Feb 8th)

"Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Prabhupada (beloved spiritual master of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada) was so glad to reveal the transcendental glories of Lord Krishna that whenever he found an eager listener he would go on speaking, not knowing the bounds of time and space. Disregarding the requests of his medical advisors, up to the last moment be continued to deliver the message of the Supreme Lord to all people. This was the only purpose of his divine appearance in this world. He did not appear here by being forced by the laws of nature as an ordinary living being appears.

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