aṣṭa-kālīya-līlā

the pastimes that Śrī Kṛṣṇa performs with His associates during the eight periods of the day. Sādhakas who are engaged in smaraṇa (remembrance) meditate on these pastimes:
1) niśānta-līlā, pastimes at the end of night 2) prātaḥ-līlā, pastimes at dawn 3) pūrvāhna-līlā, morning pastimes 4) madhyāhna-līlā, midday pastimes 5) aparāhna-līlā, afternoon pastimes 6) sāyaṁ-līlā, pastimes at dusk 7) pradoṣa-līlā, evening pastimes 8) rātri-līlā, night pastimes

The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia. 2015.

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  • niśānta-līlā — Kṛṣṇa’s daily pastimes are divided into eight periods. Niśānta līlā takes place at the end of night just prior to dawn, approx. 3:36 am 6:00 am see aṣṭa kālīya līlā …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

  • prātaḥ-līlā — Kṛṣṇa’s daily pastimes are divided into eight periods. Prātaḥ līlā takes place early in the morning, at dawn, approx. 6:00 am 8:24 am see aṣṭa kālīya līlā …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

  • pūrvāhna-līlā — Kṛṣṇa’s daily pastimes are divided into eight periods. Pūrvāhna līlā takes place in the morning, approx. 8:24 am 10:48 am see aṣṭa kālīya līlā …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

  • madhyāhna-līlā — Kṛṣṇa’s daily pastimes are divided into eight periods. Madhyāhna līlā takes place in the midday, approx. 8:24 am 10:48 am see aṣṭa kālīya līlā …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

  • aparāhna-līlā — Kṛṣṇa’s daily pastimes are divided into eight periods. Aparāhna līlā takes place late in the afternoon, approx. 3:36 pm 6:00 pm see aṣṭa kālīya līlā …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

  • sāyaṁ-līlā — Kṛṣṇa’s daily pastimes are divided into eight periods. Sāyaṁ līlā takes place around dusk, approx. 6:00 pm 8:24 pm see aṣṭa kālīya līlā …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

  • pradoṣa-līlā — Kṛṣṇa’s daily pastimes are divided into eight periods. Pradoṣa līlā takes place in the evening, approx. 8:24 pm 10:48 pm see aṣṭa kālīya līlā …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

  • rātri-līlā — Kṛṣṇa’s daily pastimes are divided into eight periods. Rātri līlā takes place in the night, approx. 10:48 pm 3:36 am see aṣṭa kālīya līlā …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

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