General Calendar for ALL Events

Jul
16
Sun
Srila Lokanatha Gosvami — Disappearance
Jul 16 all-day
Jul
17
Mon
The incorporation of ISKCON in New York
Jul 17 all-day
Jul
19
Wed
Fasting for Kamika Ekadasi
Jul 19 all-day
Jul
20
Thu
Break fast 06:00 – 09:44 (LT)
Jul 20 all-day
Jul
24
Mon
SB 3.25.1
Jul 24 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.1

Gaudacandra Prabhu

SB 3.25.1 Śrī Śaunaka said: Although He is unborn, the Supreme Personality of Godhead took birth as Kapila Muni by His internal potency. He descended to disseminate transcendental knowledge for the benefit of the whole human race.
Jul
26
Wed
Sri Raghunandana Thakura — Disappearance
Jul 26 all-day
Sri Vamsidasa Babaji — Disappearance
Jul 26 all-day
SB 3.25.3 — 4
Jul 26 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.3 — 4

Speaker: Puskara Prabhu

SB 3.25.3 Therefore please precisely describe all the activities and pastimes of the Personality of Godhead, who is full of self-desire and who assumes all these activities by His internal potency.
SB 3.25.4 Śrī Sūta Gosvāmī said: The most powerful sage Maitreya was a friend of Vyāsadeva. Being encouraged and pleased by Vidura’s inquiry about transcendental knowledge, Maitreya spoke as follows.
Jul
27
Thu
SB 3.25.5 — 7
Jul 27 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.5 — 7

Speaker: Mukunda Prabhu

SB 3.25.5 Maitreya said: When Kardama left for the forest, Lord Kapila stayed on the strand of the Bindu-sarovara to please His mother, Devahūti.
SB 3.25.6 When Kapila, who could show her the ultimate goal of the Absolute Truth, was sitting leisurely before her, Devahūti remembered the words Brahmā had spoken to her, and she therefore began to question Kapila as follows.
SB 3.25.7 Devahūti said: I am very sick of the disturbance caused by my material senses, for because of this sense disturbance, my Lord, I have fallen into the abyss of ignorance.
Jul
31
Mon
SB 3.25.9
Jul 31 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.9

Speaker: Vidagdha Madhava Prabhu

SB 3.25.9 You are the Supreme Personality of Godhead, the origin and Supreme Lord of all living entities. You have arisen to disseminate the rays of the sun in order to dissipate the darkness of the ignorance of the universe.
Aug
2
Wed
Fasting for Pavitropana Ekadasi
Aug 2 all-day
Radha Govinda Jhulana Yatra begins
Aug 2 all-day
SB 3.25.11
Aug 2 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.11

Speaker: Suresvara Prabhu

SB 3.25.11 — Devahūti continued: I have taken shelter of Your lotus feet because You are the only person of whom to take shelter. You are the ax which can cut the tree of material existence. I therefore offer my obeisances unto You, who are the greatest of all transcendentalists, and I inquire from You as to the relationship between man and woman and between spirit and matter.

Aug
3
Thu
Break fast 07:42 – 10:26 (LT)
Aug 3 all-day
Sri Gauridasa Pandita — Disappearance
Aug 3 all-day
Srila Rupa Gosvami — Disappearance
Aug 3 all-day
Aug
4
Fri
Bg 2.58
Aug 4 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 2.58

Speaker:  Ramananda dasa

Bg 2.58 — One who is able to withdraw his senses from sense objects, as the tortoise draws its limbs within the shell, is firmly fixed in perfect consciousness.

 

Aug
6
Sun
Last day of the first Caturmasya month [PURNIMA SYSTEM]
Aug 6 all-day
Aug
7
Mon
(Fast today)
Aug 7 all-day
(yogurt fast for one month)
Aug 7 all-day
Jhulana Yatra ends
Aug 7 all-day
Lord Balarama — Appearance
Aug 7 all-day
Second month of Caturmasya begins [PURNIMA SYSTEM]
Aug 7 all-day
SB 3.25.14
Aug 7 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.14

Speaker: Gaudacandra Prabhu

SB 3.25.14 O most pious mother, I shall now explain unto you the ancient yoga system, which I explained formerly to the great sages. It is serviceable and practical in every way.
Aug
8
Tue
Srila Prabhupada\’s departure for the USA
Aug 8 all-day
SB 3.25.15
Aug 8 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.15

Speaker: Girigovardhana Prabhu

SB 3.25.15 The stage in which the consciousness of the living entity is attracted by the three modes of material nature is called conditional life. But when that same consciousness is attached to the Supreme Personality of Godhead, one is situated in the consciousness of liberation.
Aug
9
Wed
SB 3.25.16
Aug 9 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.16

Speaker: HH Bhakti Prabhupada-vrata Damodara Swami

SB 3.25.16 When one is completely cleansed of the impurities of lust and greed produced from the false identification of the body as “I” and bodily possessions as “mine,” one’s mind becomes purified. In that pure state he transcends the stage of so-called material happiness and distress.

Bg 2.59
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 2.59

Speaker:  Vidagdha Madhava Prabhu

Bg 2.59 Though the embodied soul may be restricted from sense enjoyment, the taste for sense objects remains. But, ceasing such engagements by experiencing a higher taste, he is fixed in consciousness.
Aug
11
Fri
SB 3.25.18
Aug 11 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.18

Speaker: Narahari Prabhu

SB 3.25.18 In that position of self-realization, by practice of knowledge and renunciation in devotional service, one sees everything in the right perspective; he becomes indifferent to material existence, and the material influence acts less powerfully upon him.
Aug
14
Mon
(Fast today)
Aug 14 all-day
Sri Krsna Janmastami: Appearance of Lord Sri Krsna
Aug 14 all-day
SB 3.25.19
Aug 14 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.19

Speaker: Puskara Prabhu

SB 3.25.19 — Perfection in self-realization cannot be attained by any kind of yogī unless he engages in devotional service to the Supreme Personality of Godhead, for that is the only auspicious path.
Sri Krsna Janmastami
Aug 14 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am

Sri Krsna Janmastami: Appearance of Lord Sri Krsna; (Fast today), Lecture by Puskara Prabhu

Aug
15
Tue
Nandotsava
Aug 15 all-day
Srila Prabhupada — Appearance
Aug 15 all-day
SB 3.25.20
Aug 15 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.20

Speaker: Vidagdha Madhava Prabhu

SB 3.25.20 — Every learned man knows very well that attachment for the material is the greatest entanglement of the spirit soul. But that same attachment, when applied to the self-realized devotees, opens the door of liberation.
Aug
16
Wed
SB 3.25.21
Aug 16 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.21

Speaker:  Ramananda dasa

SB 3.25.21 — The symptoms of a sādhu are that he is tolerant, merciful and friendly to all living entities. He has no enemies, he is peaceful, he abides by the scriptures, and all his characteristics are sublime.
Bg 2.61
Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 2.61

Speaker:  Vidagdha Madhava Prabhu

 

Bg 2.61 One who restrains his senses, keeping them under full control, and fixes his consciousness upon Me, is known as a man of steady intelligence.
Aug
17
Thu
Fasting for Annada Ekadasi
Aug 17 all-day
Aug
18
Fri
Break fast 06:11 – 10:27 (LT)
Aug 18 all-day
Bg 2.62
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 2.62

Speaker:  Ramananda dasa

Bg 2.62 While contemplating the objects of the senses, a person develops attachment for them, and from such attachment lust develops, and from lust anger arises.
Aug
19
Sat
CB Madhya: Ch 8.121
Aug 19 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
CB Madhya: Ch 8.121

Puskara Prabhu

Caitanya Bhagavata

Starting with Madhya: Ch 8.121

Aug
21
Mon
SB 3.25.24
Aug 21 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.24

Speaker: Suresvara Prabhu

SB 3.25.24 — O My mother, O virtuous lady, these are the qualities of great devotees who are free from all attachment. You must seek attachment to such holy men, for this counteracts the pernicious effects of material attachment.

Aug
22
Tue
SB 3.25.25
Aug 22 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.25

Speaker: Girigovardhana Prabhu

SB 3.25.25 In the association of pure devotees, discussion of the pastimes and activities of the Supreme Personality of Godhead is very pleasing and satisfying to the ear and the heart. By cultivating such knowledge one gradually becomes advanced on the path of liberation, and thereafter he is freed, and his attraction becomes fixed. Then real devotion and devotional service begin.
Aug
23
Wed
SB 3.25.26
Aug 23 @ 6:00 am – Aug 24 @ 7:00 am
SB 3.25.26

Speaker: HH Bhakti Prabhupada-vrata Damodara Swami

SB 3.25.26 Thus consciously engaged in devotional service in the association of devotees, a person gains distaste for sense gratification, both in this world and in the next, by constantly thinking about the activities of the Lord. This process of Kṛṣṇa consciousness is the easiest process of mystic power; when one is actually situated on that path of devotional service, he is able to control the mind.
Bg 2.64
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 2.64

Speaker:  Vidagdha Madhava Prabhu

Bg 2.64 But a person free from all attachment and aversion and able to control his senses through regulative principles of freedom can obtain the complete mercy of the Lord.
Aug
24
Thu
SB 3.25.27
Aug 24 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.27

HH Hanumatpresaka Swami

SB 3.25.27 Thus by not engaging in the service of the modes of material nature but by developing Kṛṣṇa consciousness, knowledge in renunciation, and by practicing yoga, in which the mind is always fixed in devotional service unto the Supreme Personality of Godhead, one achieves My association in this very life, for I am the Supreme Personality, the Absolute Truth.
Aug
25
Fri
Srimati Sita Thakurani (Sri Advaita\’s consort) — Appearance
Aug 25 all-day
SB 3.25.28 – 29
Aug 25 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.28 - 29

Speaker: Gaudacandra Prabhu

SB 3.25.28 On hearing this statement of the Lord, Devahūti inquired: What kind of devotional service is worth developing and practicing to help me easily and immediately attain the service of Your lotus feet?
SB 3.25.29 The mystic yoga system, as You have explained, aims at the Supreme Personality of Godhead and is meant for completely ending material existence. Please let me know the nature of that yoga system. How many ways are there by which one can understand in truth that sublime yoga?
Aug
26
Sat
Lalita sasti
Aug 26 all-day
Jul
16
Sun
Srila Lokanatha Gosvami — Disappearance
Jul 16 all-day
Jul
17
Mon
The incorporation of ISKCON in New York
Jul 17 all-day
Jul
19
Wed
Fasting for Kamika Ekadasi
Jul 19 all-day
Jul
20
Thu
Break fast 06:00 – 09:44 (LT)
Jul 20 all-day
Jul
24
Mon
SB 3.25.1
Jul 24 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.1

Gaudacandra Prabhu

SB 3.25.1 Śrī Śaunaka said: Although He is unborn, the Supreme Personality of Godhead took birth as Kapila Muni by His internal potency. He descended to disseminate transcendental knowledge for the benefit of the whole human race.
Jul
26
Wed
Sri Raghunandana Thakura — Disappearance
Jul 26 all-day
Sri Vamsidasa Babaji — Disappearance
Jul 26 all-day
SB 3.25.3 — 4
Jul 26 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.3 — 4

Speaker: Puskara Prabhu

SB 3.25.3 Therefore please precisely describe all the activities and pastimes of the Personality of Godhead, who is full of self-desire and who assumes all these activities by His internal potency.
SB 3.25.4 Śrī Sūta Gosvāmī said: The most powerful sage Maitreya was a friend of Vyāsadeva. Being encouraged and pleased by Vidura’s inquiry about transcendental knowledge, Maitreya spoke as follows.
Jul
27
Thu
SB 3.25.5 — 7
Jul 27 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.5 — 7

Speaker: Mukunda Prabhu

SB 3.25.5 Maitreya said: When Kardama left for the forest, Lord Kapila stayed on the strand of the Bindu-sarovara to please His mother, Devahūti.
SB 3.25.6 When Kapila, who could show her the ultimate goal of the Absolute Truth, was sitting leisurely before her, Devahūti remembered the words Brahmā had spoken to her, and she therefore began to question Kapila as follows.
SB 3.25.7 Devahūti said: I am very sick of the disturbance caused by my material senses, for because of this sense disturbance, my Lord, I have fallen into the abyss of ignorance.
Jul
31
Mon
SB 3.25.9
Jul 31 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.9

Speaker: Vidagdha Madhava Prabhu

SB 3.25.9 You are the Supreme Personality of Godhead, the origin and Supreme Lord of all living entities. You have arisen to disseminate the rays of the sun in order to dissipate the darkness of the ignorance of the universe.
Aug
2
Wed
Fasting for Pavitropana Ekadasi
Aug 2 all-day
Radha Govinda Jhulana Yatra begins
Aug 2 all-day
SB 3.25.11
Aug 2 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.11

Speaker: Suresvara Prabhu

SB 3.25.11 — Devahūti continued: I have taken shelter of Your lotus feet because You are the only person of whom to take shelter. You are the ax which can cut the tree of material existence. I therefore offer my obeisances unto You, who are the greatest of all transcendentalists, and I inquire from You as to the relationship between man and woman and between spirit and matter.

Aug
3
Thu
Break fast 07:42 – 10:26 (LT)
Aug 3 all-day
Sri Gauridasa Pandita — Disappearance
Aug 3 all-day
Srila Rupa Gosvami — Disappearance
Aug 3 all-day
Aug
4
Fri
Bg 2.58
Aug 4 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 2.58

Speaker:  Ramananda dasa

Bg 2.58 — One who is able to withdraw his senses from sense objects, as the tortoise draws its limbs within the shell, is firmly fixed in perfect consciousness.

 

Aug
6
Sun
Last day of the first Caturmasya month [PURNIMA SYSTEM]
Aug 6 all-day
Aug
7
Mon
(Fast today)
Aug 7 all-day
(yogurt fast for one month)
Aug 7 all-day
Jhulana Yatra ends
Aug 7 all-day
Lord Balarama — Appearance
Aug 7 all-day
Second month of Caturmasya begins [PURNIMA SYSTEM]
Aug 7 all-day
SB 3.25.14
Aug 7 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.14

Speaker: Gaudacandra Prabhu

SB 3.25.14 O most pious mother, I shall now explain unto you the ancient yoga system, which I explained formerly to the great sages. It is serviceable and practical in every way.
Aug
8
Tue
Srila Prabhupada\’s departure for the USA
Aug 8 all-day
SB 3.25.15
Aug 8 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.15

Speaker: Girigovardhana Prabhu

SB 3.25.15 The stage in which the consciousness of the living entity is attracted by the three modes of material nature is called conditional life. But when that same consciousness is attached to the Supreme Personality of Godhead, one is situated in the consciousness of liberation.
Aug
9
Wed
SB 3.25.16
Aug 9 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.16

Speaker: HH Bhakti Prabhupada-vrata Damodara Swami

SB 3.25.16 When one is completely cleansed of the impurities of lust and greed produced from the false identification of the body as “I” and bodily possessions as “mine,” one’s mind becomes purified. In that pure state he transcends the stage of so-called material happiness and distress.

Bg 2.59
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 2.59

Speaker:  Vidagdha Madhava Prabhu

Bg 2.59 Though the embodied soul may be restricted from sense enjoyment, the taste for sense objects remains. But, ceasing such engagements by experiencing a higher taste, he is fixed in consciousness.
Aug
11
Fri
SB 3.25.18
Aug 11 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.18

Speaker: Narahari Prabhu

SB 3.25.18 In that position of self-realization, by practice of knowledge and renunciation in devotional service, one sees everything in the right perspective; he becomes indifferent to material existence, and the material influence acts less powerfully upon him.
Aug
14
Mon
(Fast today)
Aug 14 all-day
Sri Krsna Janmastami: Appearance of Lord Sri Krsna
Aug 14 all-day
SB 3.25.19
Aug 14 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.19

Speaker: Puskara Prabhu

SB 3.25.19 — Perfection in self-realization cannot be attained by any kind of yogī unless he engages in devotional service to the Supreme Personality of Godhead, for that is the only auspicious path.
Sri Krsna Janmastami
Aug 14 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am

Sri Krsna Janmastami: Appearance of Lord Sri Krsna; (Fast today), Lecture by Puskara Prabhu

Aug
15
Tue
Nandotsava
Aug 15 all-day
Srila Prabhupada — Appearance
Aug 15 all-day
SB 3.25.20
Aug 15 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.20

Speaker: Vidagdha Madhava Prabhu

SB 3.25.20 — Every learned man knows very well that attachment for the material is the greatest entanglement of the spirit soul. But that same attachment, when applied to the self-realized devotees, opens the door of liberation.
Aug
16
Wed
SB 3.25.21
Aug 16 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.21

Speaker:  Ramananda dasa

SB 3.25.21 — The symptoms of a sādhu are that he is tolerant, merciful and friendly to all living entities. He has no enemies, he is peaceful, he abides by the scriptures, and all his characteristics are sublime.
Bg 2.61
Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 2.61

Speaker:  Vidagdha Madhava Prabhu

 

Bg 2.61 One who restrains his senses, keeping them under full control, and fixes his consciousness upon Me, is known as a man of steady intelligence.
Aug
17
Thu
Fasting for Annada Ekadasi
Aug 17 all-day
Aug
18
Fri
Break fast 06:11 – 10:27 (LT)
Aug 18 all-day
Bg 2.62
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 2.62

Speaker:  Ramananda dasa

Bg 2.62 While contemplating the objects of the senses, a person develops attachment for them, and from such attachment lust develops, and from lust anger arises.
Aug
19
Sat
CB Madhya: Ch 8.121
Aug 19 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
CB Madhya: Ch 8.121

Puskara Prabhu

Caitanya Bhagavata

Starting with Madhya: Ch 8.121

Aug
21
Mon
SB 3.25.24
Aug 21 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.24

Speaker: Suresvara Prabhu

SB 3.25.24 — O My mother, O virtuous lady, these are the qualities of great devotees who are free from all attachment. You must seek attachment to such holy men, for this counteracts the pernicious effects of material attachment.

Aug
22
Tue
SB 3.25.25
Aug 22 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.25

Speaker: Girigovardhana Prabhu

SB 3.25.25 In the association of pure devotees, discussion of the pastimes and activities of the Supreme Personality of Godhead is very pleasing and satisfying to the ear and the heart. By cultivating such knowledge one gradually becomes advanced on the path of liberation, and thereafter he is freed, and his attraction becomes fixed. Then real devotion and devotional service begin.
Aug
23
Wed
SB 3.25.26
Aug 23 @ 6:00 am – Aug 24 @ 7:00 am
SB 3.25.26

Speaker: HH Bhakti Prabhupada-vrata Damodara Swami

SB 3.25.26 Thus consciously engaged in devotional service in the association of devotees, a person gains distaste for sense gratification, both in this world and in the next, by constantly thinking about the activities of the Lord. This process of Kṛṣṇa consciousness is the easiest process of mystic power; when one is actually situated on that path of devotional service, he is able to control the mind.
Bg 2.64
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 2.64

Speaker:  Vidagdha Madhava Prabhu

Bg 2.64 But a person free from all attachment and aversion and able to control his senses through regulative principles of freedom can obtain the complete mercy of the Lord.
Aug
24
Thu
SB 3.25.27
Aug 24 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.27

HH Hanumatpresaka Swami

SB 3.25.27 Thus by not engaging in the service of the modes of material nature but by developing Kṛṣṇa consciousness, knowledge in renunciation, and by practicing yoga, in which the mind is always fixed in devotional service unto the Supreme Personality of Godhead, one achieves My association in this very life, for I am the Supreme Personality, the Absolute Truth.
Aug
25
Fri
Srimati Sita Thakurani (Sri Advaita\’s consort) — Appearance
Aug 25 all-day
SB 3.25.28 – 29
Aug 25 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
SB 3.25.28 - 29

Speaker: Gaudacandra Prabhu

SB 3.25.28 On hearing this statement of the Lord, Devahūti inquired: What kind of devotional service is worth developing and practicing to help me easily and immediately attain the service of Your lotus feet?
SB 3.25.29 The mystic yoga system, as You have explained, aims at the Supreme Personality of Godhead and is meant for completely ending material existence. Please let me know the nature of that yoga system. How many ways are there by which one can understand in truth that sublime yoga?
Aug
26
Sat
Lalita sasti
Aug 26 all-day