Gaura-purnima is a Vaisnava festival that occurs in March celebrating the divine appearance of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu.
Gaura Purnima means "Golden Full Moon", a reference to Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu. His followers spend this festival fasting and chanting congregationally, then at moonrise a feast is enjoyed by all.
This festival is celebrated by Gaudiya Vaishnavas as part of Sri Navadvipa-mandala Parikrama.
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