23 August 2019 is Smarta Janmashtami. Gokulashtami, Sri Krishnashtami, Sri Krishna Jayanti, Saatam Aatham and Rohini Ashtami are the alternate names of Janmashtami.
Krishnashtami celebrates the birthday of Lord Sri Krishna, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. It is celebrated on Krishna Paksha Ashtami in Shravan Month in Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada calendars.
It coincides with Krishna Paksha Ashtami of Bhadrapada Month. It is week-long festival in Gujarat and some other parts of North India.
The main purpose of Lord Krishna’s incarnation was to restore peace in the universe by demolishing evil. Lord Krishna killed thousands of demons and protected sages, noble men and women from them. Krishna played major role in Mahabharata and Kurukshetra war where Pandavas defeated Kauravas and restored their kingdom.
Sri Krishna Temples at Mathura, Vrindavan, Dwarka, Guruvayoor, Udupi and ISKCON Temples are the famous Krishna Temples in India.
Read how to do simple Sri Krishna Puja at home or Sri Krishnashtami or Janmashtami puja procedure.
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Panchang, Smarta Janmashtami – 23 August 2019
परिधावी नाम संवत्सर, भाद्रपद मॉस (भद्रा महीना, भादों माह), कृष्ण पक्ष, सप्तमी तिथि, कृत्तिका नक्षत्र, ध्रुवा योग, बालव करण |
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:09 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:49
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)23:52 Chandrastama (Moonset)12:27
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Saptami – 08:08
Nakshatra Krittika – 27:48*
Yoga Dhruva – 16:43
Karana Balava – 20:25
Purnimanta Month Bhaadrupada
Amavasyanta Month Sraavana
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 10:54 – 12:29
Gulika Kalam: 07:44 – 09:19
Yama Gandam: 15:39 – 17:14
North Indian Hindi Calendar – Bhadra Mahina 2076 (Bhadrapad Maas, Bhadon Maas)
Malayalam Calendar – Chingam Month 1195 (Chinga Masam – Simha Masam)
Kannada Calendar – Shravana Maasa
Tamil Calendar – Aavani Month (Aavani Masam)
Bengali Calendar – Bhadra Mash 1426
Nepali Calendar – Bhadra Maas 2076
Telugu Calendar – Shravana Masam (Shravanam)
Marathi Calendar – Shravan Maas
Gujarati Calendar – Shravan Maas
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Simha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Mesha – 08:58:32
Amrita Kalam 25:17* – 26:57*
Abhijit: 12:04 – 12:54
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 15:12 – 16:53
Durmuhurthams: 12:54 – 13:45