gopashtami (3)

12294619271?profile=RESIZE_584xISKCON Ministry for Cow Protection and Agriculture is hosting an online event Celebrating Gopashtami: Krishna and His Cows on November 19th. Join them and expert cowherds from around the globe for a delightful Zoom meeting on November 19th, 7:30 am EST | 9:30 am BR | 12:30 pm UK | 13:30 pm CET | 18:00 pm IST | 18:30 pm Omsk RU to hear about topics like :

– The Dharma of Cows

– Leading an Ahimsa Dairy in the West

– The Culture of Milk in Nandagram

– Krishna’s milking pastimes

– Starting a Gosha

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Gopashtami Celebration In Mayapur 2023!

As we come together to celebrate this day with our hearts filled with devotion, woven with threads of remembrance and reverence, let us pray to always be in the mood of pure love for Sri Radha and Krishna. Today is not just the celebration of Lord Krishna’s enchanting pastime as a cowherd boy; it is also a day to honor and reflect upon the divine departures of three exalted souls: Sri Gadadhara Dasa Goswami, Sri Dhananjaya Pandit, and Sri Srinivasa Acharya.

Gopashtami, the festival that mirrors

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Krishna, the Supreme Cowherd Boy


suklastami karttike tu
smrta gopastami budhaih
tad-dinad vasudevo ‘bhud
gopah purvam tu vatsapah

“The eighth lunar day of the bright fortnight of the month of Kartik is known by authorities as Gopastami. From that day, Lord Vasudeva served as a cowherd, whereas previously He had tended the calves.”
-Srimad Bhagavatam 10.15.1, translation

Many important pastimes take place on Gopastami. One pastime takes place on this day a few years after Krishna first started tending the cows. On this day, Jat

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