Shri Chaitanya Jayanti 2017, Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanthi 2017 date

Shri Chaitanya Jayanti or the birth anniversary of Chaitanya mahaprabhu is observed on Phalgun Purnima, the Full Moon day in Falguna month. In 2017, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanthi date is March 12.

This festival is also known as Gaura Purnima. Chaitanya Jayanti is celebrated all over India mainly in Bengal, Orissa, Bihar, and Jharkhand. Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu is popularly known as Gauranga.

Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was a monk and social reformer in Eastern India in the 16th century. He is believed as the incarnation of Lord Krishna by the followers of Gaudiya Vaishnavism. During his time, he worshipped Lord Krishna and Radha and popularized the chanting of Hare Krishna maha mantra. Chaitanyha Mahaprabhu is also known as Nimai due to his being born underneath a Neem tree.

Gaura Purnima is celebrated with utmost gaiety and pomp in Mayapur Temple and ISKCON Temples all around the world.

In 2016, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanthi date was March 23.

In 2015, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanthi date was March 5.

In 2014, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanthi date was March 16.

In 2013, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanthi date was March 27, Wednesday.

In 2012, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanthi date was March 8.

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  1. Suhasini says:

    when does lord chaitanya maha prabhu jayanthi for the year 2013