Always there will be a controversy in celebrating Janmashtami. Krishna Janmashtami Puja Muhurat or best time of pujan for 2021 is given here. In 2021, Sri Krishna Janmashtami Krishna Janmashtami is on 30|31 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. 30 August 2021.
Smarta Janmashtami | Madhva Janmashtami – 20 August 2021
Vaishnav Janmashtami – 30 August 2021
And some people celebrate Janmashtami on Rohini Nakshatra day… This year there is no much controversy in celebrating Udupi Vaishnava Janmashtami on 30 August 2021 (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 2021 date is 30 August.
Krishna Janmashtami Puja Muhurat – 30 August 2021 | Smarta Krishna Janmashtami | Madhwa Janmashtami | Gokulashtami
Shubh Muhurat on 30 August is between 7.20 AM to 12.10 PM (1st Sri Krishna Janmashtami Puja Muhurat)
Pradosh Kaal Muhurat – Shubh Muhurat on 30 August is between 6.25 PM to 8.30 PM (2nd Sri Krishna Janmashtami Puja Muhurat)
Nishita Kaal Puja Time on 30 August is – 11.50 PM to 00.30 midnight (3rd Sri Krishna Janmashtami Puja Muhurat)
Panchang, Janmashtami – 30 August 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 05:58 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 06:45 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 11:35 PM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 12:58 PM
Tithi : Ashtami upto 01:59 AM, Aug 31 Navami
Nakshatra : Krittika upto 06:39 AM Rohini
Yoga : Vyaghata upto 07:47 AM Harshana
Karana : Balava upto 12:42 PM Kaulava upto 01:59 AM, Aug 31 Taitila
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Weekday : Somawara
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Bhadrapada – Purnimanta Shravana – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Abhijit : 11:56 AM to 12:47 PM
Amrit Kalam : 06:39 AM to 05:59 AM, Aug 31
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 07:34 AM to 09:10 AM
Yamaganda : 10:46 AM to 12:21 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 01:57 PM to 03:33 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 12:47 PM to 01:38 PM 03:20 PM to 04:11 PM
Varjyam : 12:42 AM, Aug 31 to 02:31 AM, Aug 31
Check this video for detailed Janmashtami Puja Procedure with Mantras and fully explained Puja steps..