is a ten day festival at the Sri Ranganath temple, during which time
the golden cart festival takes place. There are fire-works during this
festival. Over a hundred thousand people come to the cart festival.
This festival takes place during the month of Chaitra (March-April).
The cart festival is known as Rath Ka Mela. The Deities are taken out
on a 15m (45 ft) high chariot. The Deities are pulled by devotees from
the Ranganatha temple to the Rangji gardens and back.
is the appearance day of Lord Rama, which falls in the month of Chaitra
(March-April). In Rambag of the Ranganatha temple there is a special
Deities in the temples are decorated with a variety of the choicest
roses. Different temples observe this festival at different times. The
dresses of the Deities are made of flowers on this day.
festival day takes place in the month of Vaisakha (April-May). This
is the day when the feet of Banke Bihari are seen. In the other temples
in Vrindavana, the Deities are decorated with sandalwood paste. On this
day the dress of Radha-Raman is made completely of sandalwood paste.
the Garuda Govinda temple, the 12 handed Deity of Govinda is seen mounted
on His bird carrier, Garuda.
is the only day of the years when it is possible to see the feet of
the Deity of Banke Bihari. This happen on the Sukal Tritiya (Akshaya
Tritiya) day in the month of Vaisakha (April-May). This is said to be
the first day of the creation of the world. This is one of the most
crowded days of the year in Vrindavana. Large crowds of people come
on this day to the Banke Bihari Temple.
day is on the 9th day of Sukla, in the month of Vaisakha
(April-May). Sita is the wife of Lord Rama.
is celebrated on the 10th day of Sukla, in the month of Vaisakha
(April-May), at the Rasa Mandala. Hit Harivamsa Gosvami founded the
Radha Ballabha temple in Vrindavana.
is on the 14th day of Vaisakha (April-May).
is on the 15th day of the month of Vaisakha (April-May),
the day after the appearance day of Lord Narasimha. This event is celebrated
by bathing the Deity with over 300 litres of milk and other auspicious
items. The remnants of this abhiseka (bathing) are then distributed
to the public. This day falls on the full moon day (Purnima) in the
moon of Vaisakha.
is celebrated at night, on the second day of the month of Jyaistha (May-June).
Devotees do parikrama of Vridavana at night.
This is celebrated
on the 15th day of Jyaistha (May-June).