Sunday, 27 September 2015

Srila Prabhupada on Ananta Caturdasi fasting

Prabhupada: Yes. Bhaktivinoda Thakura 13th, and 14th Ananta Caturdasi and Haridasa Thakura. So, this 14th September should be observed fasting, whole day.
 Devotee: Fourteenth is the advent of or the demise of Haridasa Thakura?

 Prabhupada: Yes

 Devotee: The death, I mean the disappearance

Prabhupada: Yes, but not for demise of Haridasa Thakura, but because that is Ananta Caturdasi Vrata, the, generally the fasting is observed till evening, up to 5 o'clock. The next day, Visvarupa Mahotsava, feasting.

Room Conversation Vaisnava Calendar Description -- March 11, 1972, Vrndavana

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