Fair and Festivals Celebrations in Mathura Vrindavan ( Brajmandal )

 

Below here are given the main festivals celebration dates of Mathura-Vrindavan-Gokul-Goverdhan-Nandgaon & Barsana, Different festivals are celebrated across mathura round the year.

 

 

 

 

March 2015

 

Festival Date : March 21, 2015, Saturday

Hindu Calender Date : Chaitra Shukla Paksha Pratipada , Samvat 2072

Festival : Hindu New Year Starting

Significance : New Year Celebrations

Starting of Navratri

 

 

Festival Date : March 25, 2015 , Wednsday

Hindu Calender Date: Chaitra Shukla Paksha Shasthi , Samvat 2072

Festival : Yamuna Chat

Significance : Birthday of Mother Yamuna River

 

 

Festival Date : March 27, 2015, Friday

Hindu Calender Date : Chaitra Shukla Paksha Astami, Samvat 2072

Festival : Durga Astami

Significance: Navratri Celebration,

 

 

Festival Date: March 28, 2015, Saturday

Hindu Calender Date : Chaitra Shuka Paksha Navmi, Samvat 2072

Festival : Ram Navami

Significance : Birthday Celebration of Lord Ram

 

 

Festival Date : March 31, 2015, Friday

Hindu Calender Date : Chaitra Shukla Paksha Ekadashi , Samvat 2072

Festival : Kamda Ekadashi

Significance : First Day of Phool Bangla ( House of Flowers ) in Banke Bihari Temple,Vrindavan

 

More information about Phool Bangla festival at Vrindavn

 

 

 

April 2015

 

 

Festival Date: April 02, 2015 , Thursday

Hindu Calender Date: Chaitra Shukla Paksha Trayodashi, Samvat 2072

Festival : Mahavir Jayanti ( Jain )

Significance: Birthday of Bhagwan Mahavir ( Jain Community )

 

 

Festival Date: April 04, 2015, Saturday

Hinud Calender Date: Chaitra Shukla Paksha Poornima , Samvat 2072

Festival : Hanuman Jayanti

Significance: Birthday of Shri Hanuman Ji

 

 

Festival Date: April 18,2015 , Saturday

Hindu Calender Date: Vaishakh Krishna Paksha Amavasya, Samvat 2072

Festival : Shani Amavasya

Significance : Special Puja at Shani Dham, Kokilavan, Kosikala

 

 

Festival Date: April 20, 2015, Monday

Hindu Calender Date: Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Dwitiya , Samvat 2072

Festival : Parashuram Jayanti, Shivaji Jayanti

Significance:

 

 

 

Festival Date : April 21, 2015, Tuesday

Hindu Calender Date : Vaishak Shukla Paksha Tritiya, Samvat 2072

Festival : Akshay Tritiya

Significance :

  • Charan Darshan of Sri Banke Bihari in Morning at Banke Bihari Temple,Vrindavan
  • Sarvang Darshan of Sri Banke Bihariji in Evening at Banke Bihari Temple,Vrindavan

 

 

 

May 2015

 

 

Festival Date: May 02, 2015, Saturday

Hindu Calender Date: Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Triyodashi, Samvat 2072

Festival : Narasimha Jayanti

Significance: Lord Narasimha Puja in temples in Mathura & Vrindavan

 

 

Festival Date: May 04, 2015, Monday

Hindu Calender Date: Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Poornima, Samvat 2072

Festival : Buddha Poorinima

Significance: Gautam Buddha Jayanti Celebrations

 

 

Festival Date: May 28, 2015, Thursday

Hindu Calender Date: Jyestha Shukla Paksha Dashami, Samvat 2072

Festival : Ganga Dasahra

Significance: Holy bath in river Ganges and Yamuna

 

 

Festival Date: May 29, 2015, Friday

Hindu Calender Date: Jyestha Shukla Paksha Ekadashi, Samvat 2072

Festival : Nirjala Ekadashi

Significance:

 

 

 

 

June 2015

 

Festival Date: June 02, 2015, Tuesday

Hindu Calender Date: Jyestha Shukla Paksha Poornima, Samvat 2072

Festival : Kabirdas Jayanti

Significance:

 

 

 

 

July 2015

 

Festival Date: July 27, 2015, Tuesday

Hindu Calender Date: Aashaad Shukla Paksha Ekadashi, Samvat 2072

Festival : Devshayani Ekadashi

Significance:

 

 

Festival Date : July 31, 2015, Friday

Hindu Calender Date: Aashad Shukla Pakshma Poornima, Samvat 2072

Festival : Guru Poornima

Significance :

  • Pooja of Guru ( Holy Saints ) across Braj Mandal
  • Phool Bangla for Swami Haridas at Nidhivan , Vrindavan
  • Auspicious day for taking Parikrama of Mathura,Vrindavan, Goverdhan

 

More information about Guru Purnima in Mathura

 

 

 

August 2015

 

 

Festival Date : Aug 14, 2015, Friday

Hindu Calender Date : Shravan Krishna Paksha Amavasya, Samvat 2072

Festival : Harayali Amavasya

Significane : Last day of Phool Bangla at Sri Banke bihari Temple,Vrindavan

 

 

 

Festival Date : Aug 17, 2015, Monday

Hindu Calender Date : Shravan Shukla Paksha Tritiya, Smvat 2072

Festival : Harayali Teej , Jhulan Festival ( Also Known as Swinging Ceremony and Hindola )

Significance :

Jhulan Yatra of Banke bhihari in Vrindavan, Radharaman temple Vrindavan,

Hindola of Shri Dwarikadhish ji in Dwarikadhish Temple, Mathura

 

more information about Jhulan Yatra Festival

 

 

Festival Date: Aug 20, 2015, Thursday

Hindu Calender Date: Sharavan Shukla Paksha Panchami, Samvat 2072

Festival : Nag Panchami

Significance:

 

 

 

Festival Date : August 29, 2015, Saturday

Hindu Calender Date: Sharavn Shukla Paksha Poornima, Samvat 2072

Festival : Raksha Bandan

Significance : Devotees offer Rakhi to Lord Krishan in various temples in Braj along with sweets and fruits.

 

more information about Raksha Bandhan in Mathura

 

 

 

September 2015

 

 

Festival Date: Sept 05, 2015, Saturday

Hindu Calender Date: Bhadrapad Krishna paksha Astami, Samvat 2072

Festival : Krishna Janmastami

Significance : Birthday celebrations of Lord Krishna across various temples in Mathura Vrindavan and Brij Mandal

 

more information about Krishna Janmastami festival in Mathura-Vrindavan

 

 

 

Festival Date: September 06, 2015, Sunday

Hindu Calender Date: Bhadrapad Krishna paksha Navmi, Samvat 2072

Festival : Nandotsav ( Nand Utsav )

Significance : Birthday Celebration of Krishna in the Nandgaon ( Village of Nand ) and other temples of Mathura Vrindavan

 

 

Festival Date : September 21, 2015, Monday

Hindu Calender Date: Bhadrapad Shukla paksha Astami ,Samvat 2072

Festival : Radha Astami

Significance :

Birthday of Radha Rani ( Lover of lord Krishna )

Birhtday of Swami Haridas

 

Information about Radha Astami & Haridas Jayanti

 

 

Festival Date: September 27,2015, Sunday

Hindu Calender Date: Bhadrapad Shukla Paksha Chturdashi, Samvat 2072

Festival : Anant Chaturdashi

Significance: Ganpati Visarjan Day

 

 

 

 

October 2014

 

 

 

Festival Date: October 12, 2015, Monday

Hindu Calender Date: Ashwin Krishan Paksha Amavasya, Samvat 2072

Festival : Somvati Amavasya

 

 

Festival Date: October 13, 2015, Tuesday

Hindu Calender Date: Ashwin Shukla Paksha Pratipada, Samvat 2072

Festival: Navarti Starting

 

 

Festival Date: October 22, 2015, Thursday

Hindu Calender Date : Ashwin Shukla Paksha Navami & Dashami, Samvat 2072

Festival : Navratri Ending , Vijayadashami

Significance: Killing and burning of Demon King Ravana Effigy

 

 

Festival Date : October 26, 2015, Monday

Hindu Calender Date : Ashwin Shukla Paksha Poornima, Samvat 2072

Festival : Sharad Poornima

Significance: Day of Maharas at Banke Bihari Temple , Vrindavan

 

Importance of Sharad Purnima in Vrindavan

 

 

 

November 2015

 

 

Festival Date: November 09, 2015, Monday

Hindu Calender Date: Kartika Krishna Paksha Trayodashi , Samvat 2072

Festival : Dhanteras

Significance:

 

 

 

Festival Date: November 10, 2015, Tuesday

Hindu Calender Date: Kartik Krishna Paksha Chaturadashi , Samvat 2072

Festival : Choti Dipawali, Narak Chaturdashi

Significance : Special Deepawali Decorations in Mathura Vrindavan Temples.

 

 

 

Festival Date : November 11, 2015, Wednsday

Hindu Calender Date : Kartik Krishana Paksha Amavasya , Samvat 2072

Festival : Deepawali

Significance: Deepawali Celebrations, Laxmi Devi Pooja

 

 

Festival Date : November 12, 2015, Thursday

Hindu Calender Date: Kartik Shukla Paksha Pratipada, Samvat 2071

Festival : Annakut Mahotsav, Goverdhan

Significance :

Goverdhan Puja and most auspicious day of taking Goverdhan parikrama

Annaku Mahotsav celebrations across braj Mandal

 

 

Festival Date : November 13, 2015, Friday

Hindu Calender Date: Kartik Shukla Paksha Dwitiya, Samvat 2071

Festival : Bhai Dauj, Yam Dwitiya

Significance :

Celebration of bonding between brother and sister

taking Holy dip in Yamuna river at Vishram Ghat Mathura by brother and sister holding hands.

 

 

 

Festival Date : November 19, 2015, Thursday

Hindu Calender Date : Kartika Shukla Paksha Astami, Samvat 2072

Festival : Gopastami

Significance :

Breaking the ego of Dev Indra by Lord Krishna by Lifting Goverdhan Hill, He was named Govinda then

Lord Krishna was sent to forest to herd the cows first time on this day

 

 

 

Festival Date : November 20, 2015, Friday

Hindu Calender Date: Kartik Shukla Paksha Navmi, Samvat 2071

Festival : Akshay Navmi

Significance : Auspicious Day of taking Yugal Parikrama of Mathura Vrindavan ( Parikrama of twin town mathura and vrindavan )

 

 

 

Festival Date : November 21, 2015, Saturday

Hindu calender Date : Kartik Shukla Paksha Dashmi, Samvat 2072

Festival : Kansa Vadha

Significance :

Killing of King Kansa by Lord Krishna

beating procession of Demon Kings Kamsa effigy by Chobes (friends of krishna ) near Dwarikadish Temple, Mathura

 

 

 

Festival Date: November 22, 2015, Sunday

Hindu Calender Date: Kartik Shukla Paksha Ekadashi, Samvat 2072

Festival : Devothan Ekadashi

Significance:

 

 

 

December 2015

 

 

Festival Date : December 16, 2015, Wednsday

Hindu Calender Date: Magh Shukla Paksha Panchami , Samvat 2072

Festival : Bihar Panchami

Significance : Appereance day of Shri Banke Bihari ji in Nidhivan

 

 

 

Festival Date: December 21, 2015, Monday

Hindu Calender Date: Magh Shukla Paksha Ekadashi, Samvat 2072

Festival : Gita JayantiVaikunta Ekadashi

Significance: Opening of Vaikunth Dwar ( Gates of Vaikunta abode of Lord Vishnu ) in Rangji Temple,Vrindavan

 

 

 

 

January 2016

 

Festival Date: 13 January 2016, Wednsday

Hindu Calender Date: Paush Shukla Paksha Chaturthi, 2072

Festival : Lohidi

Significance:

 

 

Festival Date : 14 January 2016, Thursday

Hindu Calender Date: Paush Shukla Paksha Panchami, Samvat 2072

Festival : Makar Sankranti

Significance : Kichadi Mahotsav in Mathura Vrindavan Temples

 

 

 

 

Feburary 2016

 

 

Festival Date : Feb 11, 2016, Thursday

Hindu Calender Date: Magh Skula Paksha Panchami, Samvat 2072

Festival : Basant Panchami

Significance :

Godess Saraswati Jayanti

Starting of Holi preparations in Mathura

Madnotsav celebration, in honour of Kamdev

 

more information about basant panchami in Mathura

 

 

 

March 2016

 

 

Festival Date : March 07, 2016, Monday

Hindu Calender Date: Phalguna Krishna Paksha Trayodashi, Samvat 2072

Festival : Mahashivratri

Significance : Shivratri celebration at Gopeshwar Mahadev Temple, Vrindavan

 

 

 

Festival Date: March 13, 2016, Sunday

Hindu Calender Date: Phalguna Shukla Paksha Chaturthi, Samvat 2072

Festival : Holi Mahotsav at Ramanreti , Gokul

Significance: Holi Mahotsav at Ramanreti , Gokul

 

 

 

Festival Date : March 16, 2016, Wednsday

Hindu Calender Date: Phalguna Shukla Paksha Astami, Samvat 2072

Festival : Holikastak Starting

Significance: Laddo Holi in Sri ji Temple ( also known as Ladli Lal Temple ) in Barsana

Pandey Lila in Barsana

 

 

Festival Date: March 17, 2016, Thursday

Hindu Calender Date: Phalguna Shukal Paksha Navmi, Samvat 2072

Festival : Lathmar Holi

Significance: Lathmar Holi in Barasana, Mathura

 

 

Festival Date : March 18, 2016, Friday

Hindu Calender Date : Phalguna Shukla Paksha Dashami, Samvaat 2072

Festival : Lathmar Holi

Significance : Lathmar Holi in NandGaon,Mathura

 

 

 

 

Festival Date : March 19 2016, Saturday

Hindu Calender Date: Phalguna Shukla Paksha Ekadashi, Samvat 2072

Festival: Aanola Ekadashi , Rangbharni Ekadashi

Significance:

Lathmar Holi in Krishna Janmabhoomi, Mathura

Colorful Holi Celebration in Banke Bihari Temple, Vrindavan

 

 

 

Festival Date : March 23, 2016, Wednsday

Hindu Calender Date: Phalguna Shukla Paksha Poornima, Samvat 2071

Festival : Holika Dahan ( Holi Fire)

Significance:

Holika Dahan in Entire Brijmandal

Priest crossing holi fire in Phalen Village, Koshi , Mathura

 

 

 

Festival Date: 24 March 2016, Thursday

Hindu Calender Date: Chaitra Krishana Paksha Pratipada, Samvat 2072

Festival : Dhulandi Holi

Significance:

Colored water holi in Brajmandal

Color Holi Celebrations in Mathrua Vrindavan Temples

 

 

 

Festival Date: 25 March 2016, Friday

Hindu Calender Date: Chaitra Krishna Paksha Dwitiya, Samvat 2072

Festival : Huranga

Significance: Famous Huranga Holi celebration in Dauji Temple, Baldev Mathura

 

 

 

Festival Date: 28 March 2016, Monday

Hindu Calender Date: Chaitra Kirshna Paksha panchami, Samvaat 2072

Festival : Rang Panchami

Significance: End of Holi Celebrations in Braj mandal Temples

 

 

 

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