Janmashtami 2022 | Krishnashtami | Gokulashtami | Sri Krishna Janmashtami

Krishna as Damodara

Krishna as Damodara

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 2022, Sri Krishna Janmashtami dates are: 18 August and 19 August. Smarta and Madhva sect of people celebrates it on 18 August and Vaishnava Janmashtami is on 19 August. Nandotsav 2022 date is August 20.

In Kerala and some parts of Tamil Nadu, Sri Krishna Jayanti is celebrated as Ashtami Rohini. In 2022, Ashtami Rohini date is August 18. 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 2022

Panchang, 18 August 2022

Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 05:47 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 06:40 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 11:02 PM
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 11:41 AM

Today’s Panchangam:

Tithi : Saptami upto 09:20 PMAshtami
Nakshatra : Bharani upto 11:35 PMKrittika
Karana : Vishti upto 08:46 AMBava upto 09:20 PMBalava
Yoga : Vriddhi upto 08:42 PMDhruva
Weekday : Guruwara
Paksha : Krishna Paksha


Shaka Samvatsaram : 1944 Shubhakrutha
Chandramasa : Bhadrapada – Purnimanta; Shravana – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi

Shubh Muhurat:

Abhijit Muhurat : 11:48 AM to 12:40 PM
Amrita Kalam : 06:28 PM to 08:10 PM

Time to avoid:

Rahu Kalam : 01:51 PM to 03:27 PM
Yamaganda : 05:47 AM to 07:24 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 09:01 AM to 10:37 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 10:05 AM to 10:57 AM 03:14 PM to 04:06 PM
Varjyam : 08:13 AM to 09:55 AM

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2022 dates in other countries

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2022 date in USA – August 18 | August 19 (in Honolulu)

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2022 date in USA – August 18 | August 19 (As per PST in Seattle, Vancouver BC, California and Oregon.

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2022 date in USA – August 18 | August 19 (As per MST, CST, EST in Denvor (CO), Chicago (IL), New York (NY) and many other cities and states of USA.

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2022 date in UK & European countries – August 18 | August 19

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2022 date in UAE & Gulf countries – August 18 | August 19

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2022 date in Malaysia – August 18 | August 19

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2022 date in Singapore – August 18 | August 19

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2022 date in Australia – August 18 | August 19

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2022 date in New Zealand – August 18 | August 19

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

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  1. Maria East says:

    You can send flowers and gifts on the auspicious occassion of janmashtami 2017 from flower sending sites

  2. 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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  5. nagarathna says:

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

  6. gravneet says:

    i am due to deliver in jan 2019- can you pls tell if 16th jan 2019 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

  7. RAMDEV says:

    i was born on the day of gokulaashtami.

  8. Jagdish says:

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

  9. Rama says:

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

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. ramakrishna says:

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

  13. v pradeep says:

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

  14. v. pradeep says:

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  19. Devika says:

    I am confused as to whether Janmashtami should be celebrated on 2nd or 3rd. I am going to fast but according to Krishna ashtami fasting rules, rules of ekadashi should be followed. I am confused Please help me out what is the most appropriate day to celebrate Krishna ashtami

  20. Dr.Subhadra Iyengar says:

    I want to know when do I celebrate Sri Krishnajayanthi , and my birthday as I am Rohini Nakastram,
    Plus we are Iyengars, follow Sri Rangam rituals