importance of utlotsavam after Gokulashtami / Janmashtami

This festival of Utlotsavam is customarily observed on the succeeding day of “Krishna Janmashtami” every year in Tirumala where local youth take part in large numbers in this fun filled religious event. Usually the deities charm the devotees but in this unique fete, it was the turn of the deities of Lord Malayappa Swamy and […]

Symbolism of Janmashtami | Why celebrate Sri Krishna’s birth

Krishna as Damodara

Symbolism of Janmashtami and why celebrate Sri Krishna’s birth in words of Sri Sri Ravishankar Guruji of Art of Living. India would not be India if you take away Lord Krishna and the epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata. These epics are like the two eyes of our country. They are not related to just one […]

संतान प्राप्ति के प्रयोग करें जन्माष्टमी के दिन | Childless Couple ke liye Achuk Upay

श्री कृष्णा जन्माष्टमी संतान प्राप्ति की कामना हेतु प्रयोग के लिए एक अद्भुत अवसर है| श्रवण पूर्णिमा के बाद कृष्णा पक्ष अष्टमी दिन मानते है श्री कृष्णा जन्माष्टमी पर्व. यह पर्व उन लोगों के लिए विशेष मुहूर्त का दिन भी है, जो संतान की अभिलाषा रखते है और इस हेतु कोई साधना या प्रयोग या […]

Shitala Satam 2017 | Sheetala Saptami

Sheetala Satam, Shitala Satam or Shitala Saptami is observed in Gujarati Sravana month on the seventh day of Vad Paksh (dark fortnight). In 2017, Sheetala Satam date is August 14. This vrata is dedicated to Goddess Shitala Mata. Shitala mata puja is the main ritual of the day. Devotees eat cold meal (the food cooked […]

Randhan Chhath 2017 | Randhan Chhat in Gujarati Shravan Month

Randhan Chhath or Randhan Chhat is observed on the previous day of Sheetala Satam Vrat in Gujarati Shravan month. In 2017, Randhan Chhath date is August 13. It is not a vrat to observe but the preparation day for Sheetala Satam Vrat Puja. Randhan Chhath falls on Vad Sashti or the sixth day in Vad […]

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 […]

Krishna Janmashtami Puja Muhurat 2017 | Janmashtami Puja Time

Krishna Makhan chor

Always there will be a controversy in celebrating Janmashtami. Krishna Janmashtami Puja Muhurat or best time of pujan for 2017 is given here. In 2017, Sri Krishna Janmashtami Krishna Janmashtami is on 14 August. As Smarta people celebrate it on the day when Ashtami starts … i.e Smarta Janmashtami. In North India, it is celebrated on […]

Janmashtami 2017 Celebrations Live from Dwarka Dwarkadhish Temple, Gujarat

Dwarka Dwarkadhish Temple

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2017 celebrations live online from Dwarka Dwarkadhish Temple of Gujarat is brought to you on 14, 15 August 2017 by the official website of Dwarkadhish temple. Dwaraka is believed as the place which Lord Krishna ruled. Also known as Jagat Mandir (Dwarakadheesh Mandir), Dwarka Dwarkadhish Temple is considered as one of 108 Divya […]

Gopalkala 2017 or Dahi Handi celebrations during Sri Krishna Janmashtami

Gopalkala Dahi handi

Dahi Handi (Gopalkala) is the major celebrations in Maharashtra, and Gujarat states during Sri Krishna Janmashtami festival. In 2017, Gopalkala or Dahi Handi date is August 15. It is celebrated on the next day of Janmashtami. This festival attracts thousands of enthusiastic people from all over Maharashtra to Mumbai and Pune where the celebrations reach their […]

Nandotsav (Nanda Mahotsav) 2017 in Sri Krishna Temples

Lord Krishna in child form

Nandotsav (Nanda Mahotsav / Maha Nandotsav) is a festival celebrated on the next day of Sri Krishna Janmashtami. In 2017, Nandotsav (Nanda Mahotsav) date is August 15. It is said that on this day all the villagers of Braj (Vraj) visited Nanda’s house to have darshan of baby Sri Krishna. All Munis and maharshis bestowed […]