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15 August 2020 | Fasting for Annada Ekadashi

Fast Break time: 16 August 2020, Break fast: 06:20 - 10:35am
(as per Mumbai time - for other location - kindly check with local temple calendar or visit www.vaisnavacalendar.com)
 
Sri Yudhisthira Maharaja said, “Oh Janardana, protector of all living entities, please tell me the name of the Ekadashi that occurs during the dark fortnight of the month of Bhadrapada (August-September).”

The Supreme Lord, Shri Krishna, then replied, “Oh King, hear me attentively. The name of this sin-removing, sacred Ekadashi is Aja. Any person who fasts completely on this day and worships Hrishikesha, the master of the senses, becomes free of all reactions to his sins. Even one who simply hears about this Ekadashi is freed from his past sins. Oh King, there is no better day than this in all the earthly and heavenly worlds. This is true without a doubt.

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Janmashtami Special Youth Funfair Krishna Contest by ISKCON Desire Tree

Theme : Krishna Janmashtami

Age group : 18+

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Performance Submission Last date - 15 August 2020

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Second Month of Caturmasya

04 Aug to 02 Sep 2020 | Second Month of Caturmasya Begins

Second month: No yoghurt (if one requires it for health, it can be mixed with water)
 
Caturmasya stands for ‘four months’. It is the period between sayana and uttana ekadasis. The scriptures refer to this period as the duration of Lord Visnu’s sleep in this universe.
 
The main goal of observing Caturmasya is to decrease attachment to material things and to increase devotion to Krishna.

 

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