Significance of Janmashtami

What is the significance of Janmashtami? Janamashtami celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna. Ashtami is significant as it indicates a perfect balance between the seen and the unseen aspects of reality; the visible material world and the invisible spiritual realm. Krishna’s birth on Ashtami signifies his mastery of both the spiritual and material worlds. He […]

Krishna Janmashtami Puja Muhurat 2018 | 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 2018 is given here. In 2018, Sri Krishna Janmashtami Krishna Janmashtami is on 2|3 September. As Smarta people celebrate it on the day when Ashtami starts … i.e Smarta Janmashtami. In North India, it is celebrated […]

Gopalkala 2018 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 2018, Gopalkala or Dahi Handi date is September 3. 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 […]

Janmashtami 2018 | 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 […]

Ashtami Rohini 2018 | Krishna Janmashtami in Kerala & Tamil Nadu)

baby sri krishna photo

Ashtami Rohini is the Sri Krishna Janmashtami in Kerala. In 2018, Ashtami Rohini date is September 2. In Kerala and Tamil Nadu, or Sri Krishna Janmashtami, Gokulashtami, Janmashtami, Krishnashtami, Saatam Aatham, Sri Krishna Jayanthi, Sri Jayanti, is observed on Rohini nakshatra day in Chingam month of Malayalam calendar. In North Indian states Sri Krishna Jayanti […]

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 […]

Utlotsavam celebrated in Tiruchanoor Temple

The Utlotsavam was performed in Sri Krishna Swamy sub-temple located inside Tiruchanoor temple on Wednesday, 16 August 2017. The Abhishekam to Sri Krishna Swamt took place between 3pm and 4pm followed by Unjal Seva, procession of Sri Krishna Swamy. Temple Spl.Gr.Dy.E.O Sri Munirathnam Reddy, AEO Sri Radha Krishna were also present. ISSUED BY PUBLIC RELATIONS […]

Gokulashtami in Tirumala Temple on 15 August 2017

In connection with the festival of Gokulastami on 15 August 2017 Tirumala Temple is gearing up to celebrate the festival with utmost fervour. As a part of this fest, special abhishekam will be performed in Gogarbham Dam gardens to Kaliya Mardana Krishna Statue followed by Utlotsavam between 11am and 1pm. Meanwhile Asthanam will be observed […]

Gokulastami Asthanam in TTD Temple

In connection with the festival of Gokulastami Asthanam will be observed on August 15, 2017 in the hill shrine and Utlotsavam on August 16 in Tirumala with religious ecstasy by TTD. On August 15, Ekanta Tirumanjanam to Ugra Srinivasa Murthy, Sridevi, Bhudevi, Sri Krishna Swamy will be performed at Bangaru Vakili followed by Dwadasa Aradhanam […]

Janmashtami 2018 Celebrations Live from Dwarka Dwarkadhish Temple, Gujarat

Dwarka Dwarkadhish Temple

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2018 celebrations live online from Dwarka Dwarkadhish Temple of Gujarat is brought to you on 3 September 2018 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 […]

Video – Janmashtami Puja Vidhi (Gokulashtami Vrata Procedure)

Here is a Video for Janmashtami Puja Vidhi (Gokulashtami Vrata Procedure). In 2017, Sri Krishna Janmashtami date is August 14/15. Ashtami Rohini is celebrated on September 13. In Udupi Sri Krishna Temple also, Sri Krishna Jayanti is scheduled for September 13. Here is the detailed Sri Krishna Janmashtami puja procedure with mantras. This Krishnashtami pooja vidhi article also […]

Janmashtami Puja Procedure with Mantras, Krishnashtami Pooja Vidhi

Lord Bala Krishna with cow

Here is the detailed Janmashtami puja procedure with mantras. This Krishnashtami pooja vidhi article also includes the list of items or material required for Sri Krishna Gokulashtami Pujan. There will be slight differences in steps involved in Janmashtami puja procedure from place to place (South India & North India), but the generalized puja vidhanam is […]

Krishna Janmashtami celebrations in ISKCON Temple Hyderabad

Janmashtami 2017 celebrations in ISKCON temple, Hyderabad, will be held on August 15. In three branches of ISKCON located in Hyderabad celebrate Sri Krishna Janmashtami on 25th August this year. The Special Janmashtami Pujas will be performed on 14th and 15th August. Addressing to the Media, ISKCON Acharyas informed the devotees of Lord Krishna that the […]

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2018 in Juhu ISKCON Temple Mumbai

Damodara Krishna

Sri Krishna Janmashtami in Juhi ISKCON Temple, Mumbai, will be celebrated with utmost pomp and gaiety by thousands of devotees. Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2018 date is 3 September & the celebrations in ISKCON temple Mumbai will start in the early morning on the day. The temple authorities allow all devotees to have darshan from 8 […]

Janmashtami at Arasavalli Temple

Sri Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated with utmost fervor in Arasavalli Temple of Suryanarayana Swamy. In 2015, Krishna Janmashtami date is September 5. Janmashtami is the birthday of Lord Krishna. It is celebrated for nine days starting from Sravana Bahula Ashtami. Janmashtami is celebrated for 9 days, starting with Vratham on first day.. 1st Day – […]

Why we celebrate Sri Krishna Janmashtami?

Why we celebrate Sri Krishna Janmashtami? In 2015, we are celebrating lord Krishna’s 5145th birthday. He lived for 125 years. Sri Sri Ravishankar Guruji of Art of Living explaining about reason behind Janmashtami celebrations.. Krishna is not a vyakti (person) but shakti(energy). Krishna says: ‘People think I am in the human form, but I am ananta shakti (that energy which […]

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2016, Gokulashtami, Krishnashtami

Lord Bala Krishna with cow

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 […]

Ashtami Rohini, 15 September 2014 (Janmashtami in Kerala)

15 September 2014 is Ashtami Rohini in Kerala. It is similar to Sri Krishna Janmashtami (Krishna Jayanti). As per Malayalam calendar, it is celebrated on Rohini nakshatram of Chinga Masam. As per North Indian Hindi calendar, Janmashtami is celebrated on Krishna Paksha Ashtami of Bhadrapad Month. It falls in Shravan Month as per Marathi, Telugu, Kannada […]

Utlotsavam in Tirumala Tirupati Temple

The festival of ‘Utlotsavam’ was observed at the famous hill temple of Lord Venkateswara amidst religious ecstasy and gaiety on Tuesday. This festival 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. Meanwhile, the event began […]

Vaishnava Janmashtami, 18 August 2014

Lord Krishna in child form

18 August 2014 is Vaishnav Janmashtami (ISKCON Janmashtami). It is the Sri Krishna Janmashtami festival for Vaishnava sect of Hindus. Gokulashtami, Sri Krishnashtami, Sri Krishna Jayanti, Saatam Aatham and Rohini Ashtami are the alternate names of Janmashtami. On this day, Nandotsav, Gopalkala & Dahi Handi are also celebrated in many places of India like Mumbai, Pune, […]