Orthodox Vaishnava festivals
Orthodox Vaishnava festivals like Ras Purnima celebrated in the late autumn,
Jhulan Purnima and Janmashtami celebrated in mid-monsoon, Dhulat Purnima
in late winter are held at Nabadiwip and all seats of Vaishnava saints.
These festivals draw a large assemblies of the devout. The programmes
include ceremonial worship of Krishna-Radha, Kirtan, Sankirtan ( choral
incantation of the names of Hari, Krishna, Rama, Sri Chaitanya and his
immediate disciples) and communal feeding.