Panihati Cida-Dahi festival is most celebrated among the prominent spiritual festivals in Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition and culture. In due course of time, the immense charm of this Panihati Cida-Dahi festival has gradually transcended the confines of Panihati and by the divine arrangement of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Founder Acarya ISKCON, the festival has conquered the hearts of people even across borders of India.
The Panihati Cida-Dahi festival is now celebrated not just in Panihati, but across India and across the world (Atlanta in U.S.A., Dallas in U.S. State of Texas, Cape Town in South Africa, Manchester in UK are some of the important cities of overseas where the Panihati Cida-Dahi festival has been gaining overflowing popularity).Panihati Cida-Dahi festival is organized in the month of Jyestha on Sukla Trayodashi Tithi or the month of June. Panihati municipality extends its hearty cooperation every year to ensure well-ordered coordination of this festival .
This year, Panihati Chida Dahi utsav will be celebrated on 15th June, 2018. However, this time, Sri Sri Gaur Nitai Mandir, Iskcon Panihati, is going to add more spiritual flavour to the Panihati Chida dahi utsav by arranging for a series of opulent festivals, that will extend over five days (12th June, 2018- 16th June, 2018).