Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama is a pilgrimage to Navadvipas nine beautiful islands (in West Bengal) dedicated to Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu during Gaura Poornima.
In 2017, Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama rituals will start on 28 February and the puja will end on March 7.
Devotees observe Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama with utmost gaiety, singing bhajans and sankirtans throughout the pradakshina.
This festival is popularly known as Gaura Poornima or Chaitanya Maha Prabhu Jayanti during when Sri Chaitanya Maha Prabhu was appeared. It is the biggest festival for Gaudiya Vaishnava sect of people.