Spiritual Calender 2015–2016
THE DIVINE LIFE SOCIETY
P.O. SHIVANANDANAGAR—249 192, DISTRICT TEHRI-GARHWAL, UTTARAKHAND, INDIA
June 2015
 Mon  Anniversary of Sannyasa Diksha of H. H. Sri Swami Sivanandji Maharaj
 Tue  Purnima
12   Fri  Ekadasi
14   Sun  Pradosha Puja
16   Tue  Amavasya
28   Sun  Ekadasi
29   Mon  Pradosha Puja
July 2015
1/2   Wed/Thu  Purnima
 Thu  Purnima
12   Sun  Ekadasi
13   Mon  Pradosha Puja
16   Thu  Amavasya
27   Mon  Ekadasi (Hari Shayani)
29   Wed  Pradosha Puja
30/31   Thu/Fri  Purnima
31   Fri  Sri Guru Purnima; Sri Vyasa Pujal; Sri Guru Puja
August 2015
 Sat  52nd Anniversary of Punuatithi Aradhana of H. H. Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj
10   Mon  Ekadasi
11   Tue  Pradosha Puja
14   Fri  Amavasya
19   Wed  Sri Naga Panchami
22   Sat  Sri Tulsi Das Jayanti
26   Wed  Ekadasi
27   Thu  Pradosha Puja
29   Sat  Purnima; Upakarma; Raksha Bandhan
September 2015
 Sat  Sri Krishna Jayanti
 Tue  128th Birth Anniversary of H. H. Sri Swami Sivananda Maharaj
 Wed  Ekadasi
10   Thu  Pradosha Puja
11   Fri  7th Anniversary of Punyatithi Aradhana of H. H. Sri Swami Chidanandji Maharaj
12/13   Sat/Sun  Amavasya
17   Thu  Sri Ganesh Chaturthi
18   Fri  Rishi Panchami
21   Mon  Shri Radha Ashtami
24   Thu  Ekadasi; Sri Vamana Jayanti
25   Fri  Pradosha Puja
27/28   Sun/Mon  Purnima; Sri Ananta Chaturdasi
28   Mon  Mahalaya (Pitri Paksha) begins
October 2015
 Fri  Gandhi Jayanti
 Thu  Ekadasi
10   Sat  Pradosha Puja
12   Mon  Somavati Amavasya; Mahalaya(Pitri Paksh) ends
13   Tue  Navaratri Puja begins
20   Tue  Saraswati Avahana
21   Wed  Sri Durga Ashtami; Sri Maha Navaratri
22   Thu  Vijay Dashmi; Sri Navaratri Puja Concludes
23   Fri  Ekadasi
25   Sun  Pradosha Puja
26/27   Mon/Tue  Purnima
27   Tue  Purnima; Valmiki Jayanti
November 2015
 Sat  Ekadasi
 Sun  Pradosha Puja
 Mon  Naraka Chaturdasi
11   Wed  Amavasya; Deepawali
12   Thu  Sri Govardhan Puja; Sri Gow Puja; Sri Bali Puja
17   Tue  Skada Shasthi
19   Thu  The Gopashtami; 14th Anniversary of Punuatithi Aradhana of H. H. Sri Swami Krishnanandji Maharaj
22   Sun  Ekadasi; Sri Tulasi Puja
23   Mon  Pradosha Puja; Chaturmasya Vrata Ends
24   Tue  Vaikuntha Chaturdasi
25   Wed  Kartika Purnima; Sri Guru Nanak Jayanti
December 2015
 Thu  72nd Anniversary of Akhanda Mahamantra Sankirtana Yajna
 Mon  Ekadasi
 Tue  Pradosha Puja
11   Fri  Amavasya
21   Mon  Ekadasi; Gita Jayanti
23   Wed  Padosha Puja
24   Thu  Christmas Eve; Dattartreya Jayanti
24/25   Thu/Fri  Purnima
25   Fri  Christmas Day; Purnima
31   Thu  72nd Anniversary of Pratistha Mahotsava of Sri Viswanatha Mandir in Sivananda Ashram
January 2016
 Tue  Ekadasi
 Tue  Pradosha Puja
9/10   Sat/Sun  Amavasya
15   Fri  Makara Sankranti(7:34 AM; Uttarayana Punyakela)
20   Wed  Ekadasi
21   Thu  Pradosha Puja
23/24   Sat/ Sun  Purnima
February 2016
 Thu  Ekadasi
 Sat  Pradosha Puja
 Mon  Somavati Amavasya
13   Sat  Vasant Panchami
14   Sun  Ratha Saptami
15   Mon  Bhishma Ashtami
18   Thu  Ekadasi
20   Sat  Pradosha Puja
22   Mon  Purnima
March 2016
 Sat  Ekadasi
 Sun  Pradosha Puja
 Mon  Maha Sivaratri
8/9   Tue/Wed  Amavasya
 Wed  Solar Eclipse; In Hq. Ashram (4:49 to 6:43 AM); In India (4:49 to 10:05 AM)
19   Sat  Ekadasi
20   Sun  Pradosha Puja
22/23   Tue/Wed  Purnima
23   Wed  Purnima; Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti
24   Thu  Holi
OTHER ROUTINE PROGRAMMES
 8th of every month is observed as the birth-date of H.H. Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj.
 All souls’ day on Amavasyas
 Sri Veda Bhagawan Puja on every Purnima and Amavasya evening.
 Sri Satyanarayan Puja on every Purnima evening.
 Sri Mahamrityunjaya Havan on Pradosha Puja day.
 Sri Suryanarayana Puja on Sundays.
 Sri Siva Puja on Mondays.
 Sri Skanda Puja on Tuesdays
 Sri Vishnu Puja on Wednesdays.
10   Sri Guru Puja on Thursdays.
11   Special Ganga Puja and Lakshmi Puja on Fridays.
12   Sri Hanuman Puja on Saturdays.