Always there will be a controversy in celebrating Janmashtami. Krishna Janmashtami Puja Muhurat or best time of pujan for 2020 is given here. In 2020, Sri Krishna Janmashtami Krishna Janmashtami is on 11|12 August.
As Smarta people celebrate it on the day when Ashtami starts … i.e Smarta Janmashtami. In North India, it is celebrated on actual Ashtami day i.e. 12 August 2020.
Smarta Janmashtami | Madhva Janmashtami – 11 August 2020
Vaishnav Janmashtami – 12 August 2020
And some people celebrate Janmashtami on Rohini Nakshatra day… This year there is no much controversy in celebrating Udupi Vaishnava Janmashtami on 10 September 2020 (Ashtami Rohini).
In some places Janmashtami puja is performed throughout the day. Some devotees observe it during Abhijit Muhurta. Others perform it after sunset and some others do it at midnight. Devotees break the fast after performing puja.
Rohini Ashtami 2020 date is 10 September.
Krishna Janmashtami Puja Muhurat – 11 August 2020 | Smarta Krishna Janmashtami | Madhwa Janmashtami | Gokulashtami
Shubh Muhurat on 11 August is between 10.40 AM to 1.45 PM (1st Sri Krishna Janmashtami Puja Muhurat)
Pradosh Kaal Muhurat – Shubh Muhurat on 11 August is between 6.34 PM to 9.17 PM (2nd Sri Krishna Janmashtami Puja Muhurat)
Nishita Kaal Puja Time on 11 August is – 11.52 PM to 00.35 midnight (3rd Sri Krishna Janmashtami Puja Muhurat)
Panchang, Janmashtami – 11 August 2020
प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, भाद्रपद मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, सप्तमी तिथि, भरणी नक्षत्र, गण्ड योग, बालव करण |
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:05 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:58
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)23:53 Chandrastama (Moonset)12:21
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Saptami – 09:06
Nakshatra Bharani – 24:57*
Yoga Ganda – 08:40
Karana Balava – 22:13
Purnimanta Month Bhaadrupada
Amavasyanta Month Sraavana
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 15:45 – 17:21
Gulika Kalam: 12:31 – 14:08
Yama Gandam: 09:18 – 10:55
North Indian Hindi Calendar – Bhadra Mahina 2077 (Bhadrapad Maas)
Malayalam Calendar – Karkidakam Month 1195 (Karkidaka Masam)
Kannada Calendar – Shravana Maasa
Tamil Calendar – Aadi Month (Aadi Masam)
Bengali Calendar – Shraban Mash 1427
Nepali Calendar – Shrawan Maas 2077
Telugu Calendar – Shravana Masam (Shravanam)
Marathi Calendar – Shravan Maas
Gujarati Calendar – Sawan Maas
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Karka
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Mesha
Amrita Kalam 19:34 – 21:22
Abhijit: 12:06 – 12:57
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 08:50 – 10:37
Durmuhurthams: 23:25 – 24:09*
Check this video for detailed Janmashtami Puja Procedure with Mantras and fully explained Puja steps..