Sri Krishna Janmashtami also referred with other names. It called Gokulashtami or Janmashtami. It is one of the famous traditional Hindu festival in India.

Moreover, Many believe that Lord Sri Krishna is the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu.

Janmashtami celebrated insignificance to the birth of Lord Sri Krishna.

This Day celebrated with devotion and fun in many parts of India. Moreover, this day specially celebrated in places like Mathura and Vrindavan.

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Sri Krishna Janmastami
Lord Sri Krishna Playing Flute

Significance Of Sri Krishna Janmashtami

Lord Sri Krishna was born in the midnight of the 8th lunar day(Ashtami Thithi) in the month of August or September.

Lord Sri Krishna, Considered as powerful human incarnations of Lord Maha Vishnu. Devaki and Vasudev are parents of Krishna. He was born in prison when his parents are in the custody of his uncle, Kamsa. But His father, Vasudev handed over the child to his friend Nanda to protect from Kamsa. So, He was raised in Mathura by Nanda and Yashodha, who belong to Yadavas.

The main objective of Lord Sri Krishna Birth is to destroy the evil demons and protect mankind with the right guidance. He played a very important role in Mahabharat. He narrated sacred Bhagavat Geetha to Arjuna. This book shows the path to Dharma.

Radhe and krishna
Lord Krishna And Radha

Gokulashtami Celebrations

All over India, many Hindus offer prayers to God on this day. Most importantly, this day celebrated with worshipping the god, singing devotional songs, visiting temples, doing puja and arti. They also decorate and rock the cradle for baby Krishna. Many kids will dress up as Krishna and Gopika.

Krishna, as a child spent most of his childhood in Mathura and Vrindavan. In these places, Janmashtami celebrations planned in a special and great way. Moreover, all the temples and houses decorated wonderfully.

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Happy Janmashtami

Dahi Handi Ritual

Dahi Handi ritual celebration followed on this Janmashtami day. Also, many People participate highly at these celebrations. A clay pot containing butter and ghee will be hung at the height. Many men participate in this event. Many men form a human pyramid by climbing on each other. So, they reach the pot and break it. This celebration filled with lots of fun.

Dahi Handi
Dahi Handi Celebration

Temples To Visit on Gokulashtami

Many people visit temples on this auspicious day. There are many famous Krishna temples in India. Here are some list of Krishna temples

  • Dwarakadhish Temple, Gujarat
  • Sri Krishna Temple, Udipi
  • Venugopala Swamy Temple, Karnataka
  • Gurvayoor Temple, Kerala
  • Jagannath Temple, Orissa
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Krishna Temple

People also send wishes and greetings to each other on this day. online Video greetings are a trendy modern way to send Janmashtami wishes. Video Invitation maker App also helps you to send video greetings on your mobile with photos and music.

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