Janmashtami 2017 | Krishnashtami | Gokulashtami (Sri Krishna Janmashtami)

Sri Krishna Janmashtami (Sri Krishna Jayanti, Gokulashami, Krishnashtami) is the birthday of Lord Sri Krishna. It is celebrated on Krishna Paksha Ashtami in Shravan Month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka and in Bhadrapad Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars followed in Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, etc…

In 2017, Sri Krishna Janmashtami dates are: 14 August & 15 August. In South India, it is on 14 August and in North India Janmashtami will be celebrated on 15 August. Smarta sect of people celebrates it on 14 and Vaishnava Janmashtami is on 15 August.

In Kerala and some parts of Tamil Nadu, Sri Krishna Jayanti is celebrated as Ashtami Rohini. In 2017, Ashtami Rohini date is September 13. Udupi Sri Krishna Math Temple follows ‘Ashtami Rohini’ tradition to celebrate Sri Krishna Jayanti.

Sri Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated for a week in Gujarat. In Maharashtra, Dahi Handi and Gopal kala are the major attractions during Janmashtami.

Sri Krishna Janmashtami Puja Muhurat 2017

Check this video for detailed Janmashtami Puja Procedure with Mantras and fully explained Puja steps..

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2017 dates in other countries

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2017 date in USA – August 14 / August 15 (in Honolulu)

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2017 date in USA – August 14 / August 15 (As per PST in Seattle, Vancouver BC, California and Oregon.

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2017 date in USA – August 14 / August 15 (As per MST, CST, EST in Denvor (CO), Chicago (IL), New York (NY) and many other cities and states of USA.

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2017 date in UK & European countries – August 14 / August 15

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2017 date in UAE & Gulf countries – August 14 / August 15

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2017 date in Malaysia – August 14 / August 15

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2017 date in Singapore – August 14 / August 15

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2017 date in Australia – August 14 / August 15

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2017 date in New Zealand – August 14 / August 15

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19 Comments

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  5. v. pradeep says:

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  6. v pradeep says:

    We celebrate krishnashtami at 4 pm, please let me know whether we should celebrate on 9th or 10th

  7. ramakrishna says:

    When do we celebrate krishnaastami either 10-08-2017 or 9-09-2017 ?

  8. jayanthirajaram says:

    I want to have the words of the tamil sloka for Lord krishna starting Kumudam malar malarndhu koosamal prai nookka .Can anyone mail me the same.

  9. aruna says:

    we are celebrating janmaashtami on 22 august.and we have holiday in are school.sowe are happy to celibrate with fuull joy and jeal.

  10. Rama says:

    I’m happy you have given the information in this.

  11. Jagdish says:

    Krishna bhagvan na divase birth thavathi krishna na thavay, tenu kam and vicharo jivan ma lavo to really ma krishna thai sakay…..

  12. RAMDEV says:

    i was born on the day of gokulaashtami.

  13. gravneet says:

    i am due to deliver in jan 2017- can you pls tell if 16th jan 2011 is a good date to plan a c-section delivery,thanking you

    • Rama Krishna A says:

      You do not take opt that day for your delivery on 10th on janmastami since it leads to other complications to your complications since star on that day is Rohini so it leads to face sever problems to your and your family members physically but so far baby is concerned it is good. However, what has to be done it is good to all of us

  14. nagarathna says:

    May I know the meaning of Thollappan Krishna Jayanthi & Mannar Krishna Jayanthi

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  17. nishant says:

    Hare Krishna!

    Janmastami falls on Astami (eighth day) of Bhadrapad and not Shravan. Shravan ends on Rakhshabandhan and Bhadrapad starts. Please rectify.

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