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 […]

Janmashtami 2015 in Udupi Temple – September 5

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2015 in Udupi Temple is on September 5. According to sources, Udupi Temple and Ashta Mutts will this year celebrate Krishna Janmashtami with the rest of India on September 5. According to Udupi Panchanga, Janmashtami has to be celebrated only with the confluence of Simha Maasa, Krishna Paksha, Rohini Nakshatra and Ashtami Thithi as […]

Janmashtami Puja Vidhi, Procedure in PDF (Sri Krishna Puja Vidhanam) download

Damodara Krishna

Janmashtami Puja Vidhi in PDF, procedure of Sri Krishna Puja on Sri Krishna Janmashtami (Gokulashtami) to download in PDF format is given here. 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 […]

Gokulashtami 2014

Gokulashtami is grandly celebrated festival dedicated to Lord Krishna. In 2014, Gokulashtami date is August 17, August 18. Smarta Gokulashtami date is August 17 and Vaishnava Gokulashtami is on August 18. Rohini Nakshatra Sri Krishna Jayanti date is August 19. This festival is related to Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu. It is also called […]

Janmashtami 2014 (Sri Krishna Janmashtami)

Lord Bala Krishna with cow

Janmashtami is grandly observed by the Hindus. In 2014, Janmashtami date (Sri Krishna Janmashtami) is August 17, August 18. Smarta Janmashtami is on August 17 and Vaishnava Janmashtami date is August 18. Rohini Nakshatra Sri Krishna Jayanti – 19 August This festival is related to Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu. It is also […]

Dahi Handi, 29 August 2013

Dahi Handi of Lord Krishna

Today, 29 August is Dahi Handi. Dahi Handi is a popular sporting event organised during Janmashtami (Gokulashtami) in Maharashtra cities – Mumbai, Thane, Nagpur, Solapur, Pune, etc and in Goa. Dahi Handi is celebrated on the next day of Janmashtami. This festival attracts thousands of enthusiastic people from all over Maharashtra to Mumbai and Pune […]

Jai Durga Krida Utsav Mandal, Sonegaon Dahi Handi in Nagpur

Dahi Handi

Jai Durga Krida Utsav Mandal (Jai Durga Bahu-udesh Kirda Mandal), Sonegaon Dahi Handi in Nagpur will be on August 29 for Janmashtami (Gokulashtami). In 2013, Janmashtami date is August 28. More than six women teams may participate in Dahi Handi of Sonegaon. According to the organisers, “Nagpur should catch up the Mumbai’s spirit of involving women in […]

Itwara Navyuvak Mandal Dahi Handi in Nagpur

Dahi Handi

Itwara Navyuvak Mandal Dahi Handi in Nagpur for Janmashtami (Gokulashtami) 2013 will be a women-centric Dahi Handi where the teams participating in the event would comprise only the women. In 2013, Dahi Handi celebrations will be on August 29. This year, it is the second Dahi Handi competition for women organised by the Itwara Navyuvak […]

Sanjay Nirupam’s Dahi Handi Celebrations in Borivali, Mumbai

Sanjay Nirupam Dahi Handi celebrations

Sanjay Nirupam Dahi Handi celebrations will be conducted in Borivali, Mumbai on 29th August 2013. Janmashtami 2013 date is August 28. According to Sanjay Nirupam….. Keeping up with the tradition of Dahi Handi celebrations in Borivali, a Mumbai suburb, the three-time Member of Parliament, Sanjay Nirupam already has his plans set for this year. Taking […]

Sanskruti Yuva Pratishthan Dahi Handi Celebrations in Thane

Sanskruti Yuva Pratishthan Dahi Handi Celebrations in Thane by Pratap Sarnaik

Sanskruti Yuva Pratishthan Dahi Handi Celebrations in Thane will be on August 29, 2013 (Thursday) at 10 AM. Mr Pratap Sarnaik is organising this event at Vartak Nagar, Thane. Sanskruti Yuva Pratishthan, headed by Pratap Sarnaik organizes Dahi Handi at Vartak Nagar, Thane from the past many years. Various Dahi Handi teams from all over Mumbai-Thane flocked […]

Onion Dahi Handi by Shiv Sena in Mumbai (Dadar flower market)

Dahi Handi sport celebrations

Onion Dahi Handi will be erected by Shiv Sena in Mumbai (Dadar Flower Market) for Janmashtami 2013. In 2013, Janmashtami is on August 28 and Dahi Handi celebrations will be held on 29th August in most of the Dahi Handi sport Pandals in Mumbai, Thane and Pune in Maharashtra. The Shiv Sena will hoist a […]

Janmashtami, 28 August 2013 (Sri Krishna Janmashtami)

sri krishna

Today, 28 August 2013 is Sri Krishna 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 […]

Sri Krishna Janmashtami: 9, 10 August 2012

Today & Tomorrow: 9, 10 August 2012 is Sri Krishna 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 […]

Ashtami 2012, Ashtami or Astami dates in 2012

Ashtami or Astami is the eighth day in each fortnight of every Hindu month. Here are Ashtami 2012 dates and their significance. Ashtami is considered inauspicious as per some Hindu calendars but it is spiritually very important. On Shukla Paksha Ashtami, Durgashtami is observed and on Krishna Paksha Astami Kalashtami is observed. New ventures, businesses, […]

Gokulashtami or Gokul Ashtami celebrations in South India

Gokulashtami or Gokul Ashtami (Janmashtami or Sri Krishna Jayanti) celebrates the birthday of Lord Sri Krishna. Gokulashtami 2013 date is August 28. In some places, it is celebrated on 29 August. Gokulashtami is celebrated with great fervor in India. In South India it is celebrated in a spectacular way. In South Indian states – Karnataka, Tamil […]

Janmashtami Sevas in ISKCON Temple Bangalore – Visesha, Mahotsava, Abhisheka Sevas

Janmashtami sevas in ISKCON temple of Bangalore attract several thousands of devotees to the temple. There are various sevas as per the need & wish of the devotees. In 2011, Janmashtami is celebrated on August 21 & 22 in Bangalore ISKCON Temple. Visesha sevas, Mahotsava sevas & Abhisheka sevas are performed during these two days. […]

Dahi Handi – Gopalkala or Gopal Kala Festival

Dahi Handi, also known as Gopalkala or Gopal Kala, is the most popular ceremony celebrated on the second day during Krishna Janmashtami. Dahi Handi 2012 or Gopalkala 2012 date is August 10. Dahi Handi or Gopal Kala is mostly celebrated in North Indian states like Gujarat and Maharashtra. But, nowadays Gopal kala has become a main […]