Krsna conscious devotees follow a spiritual calendar that divides the year into twelve months, each named for a different form of Krsna. The devotees at the Hare Krsna center nearest you will gladly tell you more about the meaning of the festivals listed here.
Month of Trivikrama
(May 14-June 11)
June 7 – Disappearance anniversary of Srila Baladeva Vidyabhusana, a famous spiritual master in the Gaudiya Vaisnava sampradaya (disciplic succession) and the author of Govinda Bhasya, an important commentary on Vedanta-sutra. Appearance anniversary of Srimati Gangamata Gosvamini, a famous woman spiritual master in the Gaudiya Vaisnava sampradaya.
June 8 – Pandava-nirjala Ekadasi. Fasting from grains and beans.
June 10 – Srila Raghunatha dasa Gosvami's chipped-rice-and-yogurt festival at Panihati.
June 11 – Snana-yatra, the bathing festival of Lord Jagannatha. Disappearance anniversary of Srila Mukunda Datta and Srila Sridhara Pandita, two great devotees of Lord Caitanya.
Month of Vamana
(June 12-July 11)
June 20 – Disappearance anniversary of Srila Srivasa Pandita, one of the principal associates of Lord Caitanya.
June 22 – Yogini Ekadasi. Fasting from grains and beans.
June 26 – Disappearance anniversary of Srila Gadadhara Pandita, one of the principal associates of Lord Caitanya. Also, disappearance anniversary of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura. Fasting till noon.
June 27 – Gundica-marjana. Festival of the cleansing of the Gundica temple.
June 28 – Lord Jagannatha's Ratha-yatra in Puri, India. Also, disappearance anniversary of Srila Svarupa Damodara Gosvami and Srila Sivananda Sena, intimate associates of Lord Caitanya.
July 7 – Sayana Ekadasi. Fasting from grains and beans.
July 11 – Disappearance anniversary of Srila Sanatana Gosvami, one of the six Gosvamis of Vrndavana. First month of Caturmasya begins (fasting from spinach).