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This 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.

This 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 ceremony.

The 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.

This 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.

At the Garuda Govinda temple, the 12 handed Deity of Govinda is seen mounted on His bird carrier, Garuda.

This 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.

This day is on the 9th day of Sukla, in the month of Vaisakha (April-May). Sita is the wife of Lord Rama.

This festival 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.

This festival is on the 14th day of Vaisakha (April-May).

This 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.

This 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).

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