Annada Ekadasi 2023

Annada Ekadasi and the TOVP, 2023

Annada Ekadasi, also known as Aja Ekadasi, is observed during the waning phase of moon (Krishna Paksha) in August/September. The importance of this Ekadasi was mentioned by Lord Krishna to Yudhisthira and is found in the Brahma Vaivarta Purana. It is believed that a person who observes this Ekadasi becomes free from the reactions of
TOVP Nrsimhadeva Wing Opening Dates Moved Forward
The TOVP Management Team announces a change to the completion and opening dates of the Nrsimhadeva Wing in the TOVP. Originally scheduled for this October, the dates have been moved forward to February 29 – March 2 during the 2024 Gaura Purnima Festival. “In order to give more needed time for construction and allow for
Pavitropana Ekadasi and the TOVP, 2023
Also known as Shravana Putrada or Pavitra Ekadasi, Pavitropana Ekadasi falls on the 11th lunar day of the fortnight of the waxing moon in the Vedic month of Shravana which in the Gregorian calendar falls in July or August. It’s recommended to chant extra rounds and stay up all night chanting and hearing the Lord’s
Kamika Ekadasi and the TOVP, 2023
Kamika ekadasi is celebrated as Krishna Paksha ekadasi in the month of Shravan. Observing this ekadasi is considered as auspicious as performing an Ashwamedha Yajna. As Gaudiya Vaishnavas, our main aim during ekadasi is to decrease bodily demands so we can spend more time in seva, especially hearing and chanting about the Lord’s pastimes and