Sun, May 22, 2022 by Sunanda Das
Apara Ekadasi is observed on the 11th day of the Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight of the moon) in the Vedic month of Jyeshtha. It corresponds to the months of May-June in the Gregorian calendar. It is understood that by observing Apara Ekadasi vrata all the sins of the person will be washed away. This Ekadasi
Mohini Ekadasi vrata, also known as Vaisakha-sukla Ekadasi, is observed in the auspicious Vedic month of Vaishakha. It is one of the most important of the 24 Ekadashi vratas and is observed on the 11th day during the Shukla Paksha or the Full Moon fortnight. This year Mohini Ekadasi is observed on May 12 worldwide,
Varuthini Ekadasi falls in the dark fortnight (Krishna paksha) of the month of Vaisakha. On the day of Varuthini Ekadasi, devotees worship and offer prayers to Lord Vamana the incarnation of Lord Vishnu. In the literal sense, Varuthini means ‘protected’ and thus the devotees get protected from various negativities and evils by observing Varuthini Ekadashi.
Tue, April 12, 2022 by Sunanda Das
The #GivingToNrsimha 12 Day Matching Fundraiser is scheduled for May 3 (Akshaya Tritiya) – May 15 (Nrsimha Caturdasi – India time). This is an opportunity to help complete Lord Nrsimhadeva’s TOVP wing so we can open it in 2023 as part of the TOVP 2024 Marathon. Ambarisa prabhu is generously matching a total of $250,000,
Ekadasi is the 11th day of the Moon’s lunar phase, and Kamada Ekadasi falls on the Shukla Paksha (waxing phase) in the month of the Chaitra (March-April). This day is also called ‘Chaitra Shukla Ekadasi.’ This Ekadasi is especially auspicious for disciples of His Holiness Jayapataka Swami whose 73rd Vyasa Puja will be celebrated on
Papamocani Ekadasi falls on the 11th day of the Krishna Paksha (the waning phase of moon) in the month of Chaitra as per the North Indian calendar. However, in the South Indian calendar this Ekadasi is observed in the Vedic month of Phalgun. In the English calendar this corresponds to the months of March to
Sat, March 19, 2022 by Sunanda Das
This inspiring and powerful video documentary of the Radha Madhava Golden Jubilee Festival highlights the four days of the festival from March 2-5, 2022. Please take advantage of this historic time to support the TOVP Marathon to open Their Lordships’ new home by 2024. Visit the Seva Opportunities Page and make a contribution today!
Fri, March 11, 2022 by Sunanda Das
For Gaura Purnima, 2022 the TOVP Communications Department is pleased to present to the worldwide ISKCON community the original documentary video of the installation of the Pancha Tattva in 2004. Produced by the Veda Foundation under the direction of His Holiness Bhakti Charu Maharaja, this video documents the arrival and installation of Pancha Tattva in
Amalaki-vrata Ekadasi is celebrated in Krishna Paksha (Waxing Phase) in the Phalgun month (February–March). ‘Amalaki’ or ‘Amla’ is the Indian gooseberry, and the tree is celebrated on this day. It is believed that Lord Vishnu resides in this tree, and this occasion also marks the beginning of Holi — Indian festival of colors. This is