Sri Gaura Purnima is the auspicious appearance day of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (1486–1534), who founded Gaudiya Vaishnavism. He is also known as Gauranga due to His golden complexion.

He appeared on Phalguni Purnima, the full moon day in the month of Phalguna, (Feb-March) in the year 1486 AD at Sridham Mayapura as the son of Sri Jagannath Mishra and Srimati Sachidevi. His parents named Him Nimai since He was born under a neem tree in the courtyard of His paternal house.

Devotees spend ‘Gaura Purnima’ festival by fasting and chanting congregationally, then at moonrise a feast is enjoyed by all.

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