General Calendar for ALL Events

Nov
14
Tue
Break fast 06:41 – 10:24 (LT)
Nov 14 all-day
Sri Kaliya Krsnadasa — Disappearance
Nov 14 all-day
Nov
15
Wed
Sri Saranga Thakura — Disappearance
Nov 15 all-day
SB 3.27.2
Nov 15 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.27.2

Speaker: HH Bhakti Prabhupada-vrata Damodara Swami

SB 3.27.2 When the soul is under the spell of material nature and false ego, identifying his body as the self, he becomes absorbed in material activities, and by the influence of false ego he thinks that he is the proprietor of everything.
Nov
24
Fri
Odana sasthi
Nov 24 all-day
Nov
29
Wed
Advent of Srimad Bhagavad-gita
Nov 29 all-day
Fasting for Moksada Ekadasi
Nov 29 all-day
SB 3.27.13
Nov 29 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.27.13

Speaker: HH Bhakti Prabhupada-vrata Damodara Swami

SB 3.27.13 The self-realized soul is thus reflected first in the threefold ego and then in the body, senses and mind.
Nov
30
Thu
Break fast 06:52 – 10:30 (LT)
Nov 30 all-day
Dec
1
Fri
SB 3.27.15
Dec 1 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.27.15

Speaker: Gaudacandra Prabhu

SB 3.27.15 The living entity can vividly feel his existence as the seer, but because of the disappearance of the ego during the state of deep sleep, he falsely takes himself to be lost, like a man who has lost his fortune and feels distressed, thinking himself to be lost.
Dec
3
Sun
Katyayani vrata ends
Dec 3 all-day
Dec
4
Mon
SB 3.27.16
Dec 4 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.27.16

Speaker:  HG Urmila Devi Dasi (Hilo, HI

SB 3.27.16 When, by mature understanding, one can realize his individuality, then the situation he accepts under false ego becomes manifest to him.
Dec
6
Wed
Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura — Disappearance
Dec 6 all-day
SB 3.27.18 —19
Dec 6 @ 12:49 pm – 1:49 pm
SB 3.27.18 —19

Speaker: Narahari Prabhu

SB 3.27.18 — As there is no separate existence of the earth and its aroma or of water and its taste, there cannot be any separate existence of intelligence and consciousness.
SB 3.27.19 — Hence even though he is the passive performer of all activities, how can there be freedom for the soul as long as material nature acts on him and binds him?
Dec
11
Mon
SB 3.27.22
Dec 11 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.27.22

Speaker:  HG Urmila Devi Dasi (Hilo, HI)

SB 3.27.22 This devotional service has to be performed strongly in perfect knowledge and with transcendental vision. One must be strongly renounced and must engage in austerity and perform mystic yoga in order to be firmly fixed in self-absorption.
Dec
12
Tue
SB 3.27.23
Dec 12 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.27.23

Madan Mohan Prabhu

SB 3.27.23 The influence of material nature has covered the living entity, and thus it is as if the living entity were always in a blazing fire. But by the process of seriously discharging devotional service, this influence can be removed, just as wooden sticks which cause a fire are themselves consumed by it.
Dec
13
Wed
Fasting for Saphala Ekadasi
Dec 13 all-day
Sri Devananda Pandita — Disappearance
Dec 13 all-day
SB 3.27.24
Dec 13 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.27.24

HH Bhakti Prabhupada-vrata Damodara Swami

SB 3.27.24 By discovering the faultiness of his desiring to lord it over material nature and by therefore giving it up, the living entity becomes independent and stands in his own glory.
Dec
14
Thu
Break fast 07:00 – 10:37 (LT)
Dec 14 all-day
Dec
15
Fri
——— Dhanus Sankranti (Sun enters Sagittarius on 15 Dec, 11:26 LT) ———
Dec 15 all-day
Sri Mahesa Pandita — Disappearance
Dec 15 all-day
Sri Uddharana Datta Thakura — Disappearance
Dec 15 all-day
SB 3.27.26
Dec 15 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.27.26

Gaudacandra Prabhu

SB 3.27.26 The influence of material nature cannot harm an enlightened soul, even though he engages in material activities, because he knows the truth of the Absolute, and his mind is fixed on the Supreme Personality of Godhead.

 

BG Class cancelled this Friday for a “Local Event”
Dec 15 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
 
Dec
18
Mon
Sri Locana Dasa Thakura — Appearance
Dec 18 all-day
SB 3.27.27
Dec 18 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.27.27

Speaker:  HG Urmila Devi Dasi (Hilo, HI)

SB 3.27.27 When a person thus engages in devotional service and self-realization for many, many years and births, he becomes completely reluctant to enjoy any one of the material planets, even up to the highest planet, which is known as Brahmaloka; he becomes fully developed in consciousness.
Dec
19
Tue
SB 3.27.28-29
Dec 19 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.27.28-29

Speaker: Girigovardhana Prabhu

SB 3.27.28-29 My devotee actually becomes self-realized by My unlimited causeless mercy, and thus, when freed from all doubts, he steadily progresses towards his destined abode, which is directly under the protection of My spiritual energy of unadulterated bliss. That is the ultimate perfectional goal of the living entity. After giving up the present material body, the mystic devotee goes to that transcendental abode and never comes back.
Dec
20
Wed
Sri Jagadisa Pandita — Disappearance
Dec 20 all-day
Srila Jiva Gosvami — Disappearance
Dec 20 all-day
SB 3.27.30
Dec 20 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am

Speaker: Vidagdha Madhava Prabhu

SB 3.27.30 When a perfect yogī’s attention is no longer attracted to the by-products of mystic powers, which are manifestations of the external energy, his progress towards Me becomes unlimited, and thus the power of death cannot overcome him.
Dec
21
Thu
SB 3.28.1
Dec 21 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.28.1

Speaker: HH Hanumatpresaka Swami

SB 3.28.1 The Personality of Godhead said: My dear mother, O daughter of the King, now I shall explain to you the system of yoga, the object of which is to concentrate the mind. By practicing this system one can become joyful and progressively advance towards the path of the Absolute Truth.

 

Dec
22
Fri
SB 3.28.2
Dec 22 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.28.2

Speaker: Bhrigupati Prabhu

SB 3.28.2 One should execute his prescribed duties to the best of his ability and avoid performing duties not allotted to him. One should be satisfied with as much gain as he achieves by the grace of the Lord, and one should worship the lotus feet of a spiritual master.
Dec
25
Mon
SB 3.28.3
Dec 25 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.28.3

Speaker:  HG Urmila Devi Dasi (Hilo, HI)

SB 3.28.3 One should cease performing conventional religious practices and should be attracted to those which lead to salvation. One should eat very frugally and should always remain secluded so that he can achieve the highest perfection of life.
Bg 3.42
Dec 25 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Speaker:  Yugala Rasa Devi Dasi

Bg 3.42 The working senses are superior to dull matter; mind is higher than the senses; intelligence is still higher than the mind; and he [the soul] is even higher than the intelligence.
Dec
26
Tue
SB 3.28.4
Dec 26 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.28.4

HH Bhakti Swarupa Caitanya Swami

SB 3.28.4 One should practice nonviolence and truthfulness, should avoid thieving and be satisfied with possessing as much as he needs for his maintenance. He should abstain from sex life, perform austerity, be clean, study the Vedas and worship the supreme form of the Supreme Personality of Godhead.
Dec
28
Thu
SB 3.28.7
Dec 28 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.28.7

Speaker: HH Hanumatpresaka Swami

SB 3.28.7 By these processes, or any other true process, one must control the contaminated, unbridled mind, which is always attracted by material enjoyment, and thus fix himself in thought of the Supreme Personality of Godhead.
Dec
29
Fri
Fasting for Putrada Ekadasi
Dec 29 all-day
Sri Jagadisa Pandita — Appearance
Dec 29 all-day
SB 3.28.8 — 9
Dec 29 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.28.8 — 9

Speaker: Gauda Chandra Prabhu

SB 3.28.8 After controlling one’s mind and sitting postures, one should spread a seat in a secluded and sanctified place, sit there in an easy posture, keeping the body erect, and practice breath control.
SB 3.28.9 The yogī should clear the passage of vital air by breathing in the following manner: first he should inhale very deeply, then hold the breath in, and finally exhale. Or, reversing the process, the yogi can first exhale, then hold the breath outside, and finally inhale. This is done so that the mind may become steady and free from external disturbances.
Bg 4.1
Dec 29 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Speaker:  Ramananda dasa

Bg 4.1 The Personality of Godhead, Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa, said: I instructed this imperishable science of yoga to the sun-god, Vivasvān, and Vivasvān instructed it to Manu, the father of mankind, and Manu in turn instructed it to Ikṣvāku.
Dec
30
Sat
Break fast 07:08 – 10:45 (LT)
Dec 30 all-day
Dec
31
Sun
SB 3.28.42
Dec 31 @ 12:49 pm – 1:49 pm
SB 3.28.42

Speaker: Narahari Prabhu

SB 3.28.42 A yogi should see the same soul in all manifestations, for all that exists is a manifestation of different energies of the Supreme. In this way the devotee should see all living entities without distinction. That is realization of the Supreme Soul.
Jan
1
Mon
Sri Krsna Pusya Abhiseka
Jan 1 all-day
SB 3.28.10
Jan 1 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.28.10

Speaker:  HG Urmila Devi Dasi (Hilo, HI)

SB 3.28.10 The yogīs who practice such breathing exercises are very soon freed from all mental disturbances, just as gold, when put into fire and fanned with air, becomes free from all impurities.
Jan
2
Tue
SB 3.28.11
Jan 2 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.28.11

Speaker: Girigovardhana Prabhu

SB 3.28.11 By practicing the process of prāṇāyāma, one can eradicate the contamination of his physiological condition, and by concentrating the mind one can become free from all sinful activities. By restraining the senses one can free himself from material association, and by meditating on the Supreme Personality of Godhead one can become free from the three modes of material attachment.
Jan
3
Wed
SB 3.28.12
Jan 3 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.28.12

Speaker: HH Bhakti Prabhupada-vrata Damodara Swami

SB 3.28.12 When the mind is perfectly purified by this practice of yoga, one should concentrate on the tip of the nose with half-closed eyes and see the form of the Supreme Personality of Godhead.
Jan
4
Thu
SB 3.28.13 
Jan 4 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.28.13 

HH Hanumatpresaka Swami

SB 3.28.13 — The Supreme Personality of Godhead has a cheerful, lotuslike countenance with ruddy eyes like the interior of a lotus, and a swarthy body like the petals of a blue lotus. He bears a conch, discus and mace in three of His hands.
Jan
5
Fri
Sri Ramacandra Kaviraja — Disappearance
Jan 5 all-day
Srila Gopala Bhatta Gosvami — Appearance
Jan 5 all-day
Nov
14
Tue
Break fast 06:41 – 10:24 (LT)
Nov 14 all-day
Sri Kaliya Krsnadasa — Disappearance
Nov 14 all-day
Nov
15
Wed
Sri Saranga Thakura — Disappearance
Nov 15 all-day
SB 3.27.2
Nov 15 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.27.2

Speaker: HH Bhakti Prabhupada-vrata Damodara Swami

SB 3.27.2 When the soul is under the spell of material nature and false ego, identifying his body as the self, he becomes absorbed in material activities, and by the influence of false ego he thinks that he is the proprietor of everything.
Nov
24
Fri
Odana sasthi
Nov 24 all-day
Nov
29
Wed
Advent of Srimad Bhagavad-gita
Nov 29 all-day
Fasting for Moksada Ekadasi
Nov 29 all-day
SB 3.27.13
Nov 29 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.27.13

Speaker: HH Bhakti Prabhupada-vrata Damodara Swami

SB 3.27.13 The self-realized soul is thus reflected first in the threefold ego and then in the body, senses and mind.
Nov
30
Thu
Break fast 06:52 – 10:30 (LT)
Nov 30 all-day
Dec
1
Fri
SB 3.27.15
Dec 1 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.27.15

Speaker: Gaudacandra Prabhu

SB 3.27.15 The living entity can vividly feel his existence as the seer, but because of the disappearance of the ego during the state of deep sleep, he falsely takes himself to be lost, like a man who has lost his fortune and feels distressed, thinking himself to be lost.
Dec
3
Sun
Katyayani vrata ends
Dec 3 all-day
Dec
4
Mon
SB 3.27.16
Dec 4 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.27.16

Speaker:  HG Urmila Devi Dasi (Hilo, HI

SB 3.27.16 When, by mature understanding, one can realize his individuality, then the situation he accepts under false ego becomes manifest to him.
Dec
6
Wed
Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura — Disappearance
Dec 6 all-day
SB 3.27.18 —19
Dec 6 @ 12:49 pm – 1:49 pm
SB 3.27.18 —19

Speaker: Narahari Prabhu

SB 3.27.18 — As there is no separate existence of the earth and its aroma or of water and its taste, there cannot be any separate existence of intelligence and consciousness.
SB 3.27.19 — Hence even though he is the passive performer of all activities, how can there be freedom for the soul as long as material nature acts on him and binds him?
Dec
11
Mon
SB 3.27.22
Dec 11 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.27.22

Speaker:  HG Urmila Devi Dasi (Hilo, HI)

SB 3.27.22 This devotional service has to be performed strongly in perfect knowledge and with transcendental vision. One must be strongly renounced and must engage in austerity and perform mystic yoga in order to be firmly fixed in self-absorption.
Dec
12
Tue
SB 3.27.23
Dec 12 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.27.23

Madan Mohan Prabhu

SB 3.27.23 The influence of material nature has covered the living entity, and thus it is as if the living entity were always in a blazing fire. But by the process of seriously discharging devotional service, this influence can be removed, just as wooden sticks which cause a fire are themselves consumed by it.
Dec
13
Wed
Fasting for Saphala Ekadasi
Dec 13 all-day
Sri Devananda Pandita — Disappearance
Dec 13 all-day
SB 3.27.24
Dec 13 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.27.24

HH Bhakti Prabhupada-vrata Damodara Swami

SB 3.27.24 By discovering the faultiness of his desiring to lord it over material nature and by therefore giving it up, the living entity becomes independent and stands in his own glory.
Dec
14
Thu
Break fast 07:00 – 10:37 (LT)
Dec 14 all-day
Dec
15
Fri
——— Dhanus Sankranti (Sun enters Sagittarius on 15 Dec, 11:26 LT) ———
Dec 15 all-day
Sri Mahesa Pandita — Disappearance
Dec 15 all-day
Sri Uddharana Datta Thakura — Disappearance
Dec 15 all-day
SB 3.27.26
Dec 15 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.27.26

Gaudacandra Prabhu

SB 3.27.26 The influence of material nature cannot harm an enlightened soul, even though he engages in material activities, because he knows the truth of the Absolute, and his mind is fixed on the Supreme Personality of Godhead.

 

BG Class cancelled this Friday for a “Local Event”
Dec 15 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
 
Dec
18
Mon
Sri Locana Dasa Thakura — Appearance
Dec 18 all-day
SB 3.27.27
Dec 18 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.27.27

Speaker:  HG Urmila Devi Dasi (Hilo, HI)

SB 3.27.27 When a person thus engages in devotional service and self-realization for many, many years and births, he becomes completely reluctant to enjoy any one of the material planets, even up to the highest planet, which is known as Brahmaloka; he becomes fully developed in consciousness.
Dec
19
Tue
SB 3.27.28-29
Dec 19 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.27.28-29

Speaker: Girigovardhana Prabhu

SB 3.27.28-29 My devotee actually becomes self-realized by My unlimited causeless mercy, and thus, when freed from all doubts, he steadily progresses towards his destined abode, which is directly under the protection of My spiritual energy of unadulterated bliss. That is the ultimate perfectional goal of the living entity. After giving up the present material body, the mystic devotee goes to that transcendental abode and never comes back.
Dec
20
Wed
Sri Jagadisa Pandita — Disappearance
Dec 20 all-day
Srila Jiva Gosvami — Disappearance
Dec 20 all-day
SB 3.27.30
Dec 20 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am

Speaker: Vidagdha Madhava Prabhu

SB 3.27.30 When a perfect yogī’s attention is no longer attracted to the by-products of mystic powers, which are manifestations of the external energy, his progress towards Me becomes unlimited, and thus the power of death cannot overcome him.
Dec
21
Thu
SB 3.28.1
Dec 21 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.28.1

Speaker: HH Hanumatpresaka Swami

SB 3.28.1 The Personality of Godhead said: My dear mother, O daughter of the King, now I shall explain to you the system of yoga, the object of which is to concentrate the mind. By practicing this system one can become joyful and progressively advance towards the path of the Absolute Truth.

 

Dec
22
Fri
SB 3.28.2
Dec 22 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.28.2

Speaker: Bhrigupati Prabhu

SB 3.28.2 One should execute his prescribed duties to the best of his ability and avoid performing duties not allotted to him. One should be satisfied with as much gain as he achieves by the grace of the Lord, and one should worship the lotus feet of a spiritual master.
Dec
25
Mon
SB 3.28.3
Dec 25 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.28.3

Speaker:  HG Urmila Devi Dasi (Hilo, HI)

SB 3.28.3 One should cease performing conventional religious practices and should be attracted to those which lead to salvation. One should eat very frugally and should always remain secluded so that he can achieve the highest perfection of life.
Bg 3.42
Dec 25 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Speaker:  Yugala Rasa Devi Dasi

Bg 3.42 The working senses are superior to dull matter; mind is higher than the senses; intelligence is still higher than the mind; and he [the soul] is even higher than the intelligence.
Dec
26
Tue
SB 3.28.4
Dec 26 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.28.4

HH Bhakti Swarupa Caitanya Swami

SB 3.28.4 One should practice nonviolence and truthfulness, should avoid thieving and be satisfied with possessing as much as he needs for his maintenance. He should abstain from sex life, perform austerity, be clean, study the Vedas and worship the supreme form of the Supreme Personality of Godhead.
Dec
28
Thu
SB 3.28.7
Dec 28 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.28.7

Speaker: HH Hanumatpresaka Swami

SB 3.28.7 By these processes, or any other true process, one must control the contaminated, unbridled mind, which is always attracted by material enjoyment, and thus fix himself in thought of the Supreme Personality of Godhead.
Dec
29
Fri
Fasting for Putrada Ekadasi
Dec 29 all-day
Sri Jagadisa Pandita — Appearance
Dec 29 all-day
SB 3.28.8 — 9
Dec 29 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.28.8 — 9

Speaker: Gauda Chandra Prabhu

SB 3.28.8 After controlling one’s mind and sitting postures, one should spread a seat in a secluded and sanctified place, sit there in an easy posture, keeping the body erect, and practice breath control.
SB 3.28.9 The yogī should clear the passage of vital air by breathing in the following manner: first he should inhale very deeply, then hold the breath in, and finally exhale. Or, reversing the process, the yogi can first exhale, then hold the breath outside, and finally inhale. This is done so that the mind may become steady and free from external disturbances.
Bg 4.1
Dec 29 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Speaker:  Ramananda dasa

Bg 4.1 The Personality of Godhead, Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa, said: I instructed this imperishable science of yoga to the sun-god, Vivasvān, and Vivasvān instructed it to Manu, the father of mankind, and Manu in turn instructed it to Ikṣvāku.
Dec
30
Sat
Break fast 07:08 – 10:45 (LT)
Dec 30 all-day
Dec
31
Sun
SB 3.28.42
Dec 31 @ 12:49 pm – 1:49 pm
SB 3.28.42

Speaker: Narahari Prabhu

SB 3.28.42 A yogi should see the same soul in all manifestations, for all that exists is a manifestation of different energies of the Supreme. In this way the devotee should see all living entities without distinction. That is realization of the Supreme Soul.
Jan
1
Mon
Sri Krsna Pusya Abhiseka
Jan 1 all-day
SB 3.28.10
Jan 1 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.28.10

Speaker:  HG Urmila Devi Dasi (Hilo, HI)

SB 3.28.10 The yogīs who practice such breathing exercises are very soon freed from all mental disturbances, just as gold, when put into fire and fanned with air, becomes free from all impurities.
Jan
2
Tue
SB 3.28.11
Jan 2 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.28.11

Speaker: Girigovardhana Prabhu

SB 3.28.11 By practicing the process of prāṇāyāma, one can eradicate the contamination of his physiological condition, and by concentrating the mind one can become free from all sinful activities. By restraining the senses one can free himself from material association, and by meditating on the Supreme Personality of Godhead one can become free from the three modes of material attachment.
Jan
3
Wed
SB 3.28.12
Jan 3 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.28.12

Speaker: HH Bhakti Prabhupada-vrata Damodara Swami

SB 3.28.12 When the mind is perfectly purified by this practice of yoga, one should concentrate on the tip of the nose with half-closed eyes and see the form of the Supreme Personality of Godhead.
Jan
4
Thu
SB 3.28.13 
Jan 4 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.28.13 

HH Hanumatpresaka Swami

SB 3.28.13 — The Supreme Personality of Godhead has a cheerful, lotuslike countenance with ruddy eyes like the interior of a lotus, and a swarthy body like the petals of a blue lotus. He bears a conch, discus and mace in three of His hands.
Jan
5
Fri
Sri Ramacandra Kaviraja — Disappearance
Jan 5 all-day
Srila Gopala Bhatta Gosvami — Appearance
Jan 5 all-day