Symbolism of Janmashtami | Why celebrate Sri Krishna’s birth

Krishna as Damodara

Symbolism of Janmashtami and why celebrate Sri Krishna’s birth in words of Sri Sri Ravishankar Guruji of Art of Living. India would not be India if you take away Lord Krishna and the epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata. These epics are like the two eyes of our country. They are not related to just one […]

Randhan Chhath, 17 August 2022

17 August 2022 is Randhan Chhath in Gujarat. Randhan Chhath is observed on a day prior to Sheetala Satam Vrat in Shravan month as per Gujarati calendar. It is not a vrat to observe but the preparation day for Sheetala Satam Vrat Puja. Randhan Chhath falls on Vad Sashti or the sixth day in Vad […]

Lord Krishna’s 5134th Birthday (Janmashtami 2022)

Mother Yashoda bathes Krishna

Janmashtami 2022, August 19th is Lord Krishna’s 5134th birthday. Janmashtami, also known as Gokulashtami, Krishnashtami, Sri Krishna Jayanti, Ashtami Rohini in various places of India, celebrates the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna. As per the Hindu Scriptures, Lord Krishna was born around midnight on Ashtami tithi in Rohini Nakshatra (Vrishabha Rashi) in Shravana Month of […]

Krishna Janmashtami Puja Muhurat 2022 | 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 2022 is given here. In 2022, Sri Krishna Janmashtami Krishna Janmashtami is on 18|19 August. As Smarta people celebrate it on the day when Ashtami starts … i.e Smarta Janmashtami. In North India, it is celebrated […]

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 […]

Ashtami Rohini Puja Muhurtham, 18 August 2022 (Janmashtami in Udupi & Kerala)

18 August 2022 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, […]

Sri Krishna Janmashtami Upvaas 2022

Sri Krishna Janmashtami Upvaas is a ritualistic fasting which is observed on Krishna Janmashtami. In 2022, Sri Krishna Janmashtami Upvaas date is August 18, Thursday. 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, […]

Janmashtami 2022 Celebrations Live from Dwarka Dwarkadhish Temple, Gujarat

Dwarka Dwarkadhish Temple

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2022 celebrations live online from Dwarka Dwarkadhish Temple of Gujarat is brought to you on 19 August 2022 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 […]

Shitala Satam 2022 | Sheetala Saptami in Gujarati Calendar

Sheetala Satam, Shitala Satam or Shitala Saptami is observed in Gujarati Sravana month on the seventh day of Vad Paksh (dark fortnight). In 2022, Sheetala Satam date is August 18. In North India, Shitala Saptami is also observed on August 4. This vrata is dedicated to Goddess Shitala Mata. Shitala mata puja is the main […]

Janmashtami 2022 in Mathura (Sri Krishna Janmasthan Seva Sansthan)

Krishna as Damodara

Janmashtami 2022 will be celebrated on two dates in Mathura, the birth place of Lord Krishna. While Janmashtami in Dwarkadheesh Temple will be celebrated on August 19. In temples of Vrindavan, Nandgaon and Goverdhan, also will be celebrated on August 19. Priests attribute different religious practices as the reason for difference in the date of […]

Sri Krishna Janmashtami Puja 2022 celebrations live online from ISKCON Temple Bangalore

Lord Bala Krishna with cow

Now you can watch Sri Krishna Janmashtami puja celebrations in ISKCON temple of Bangalore live online. Janmashtami 2022 date is August 18 & 19. With the association of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), Bangalore, Sankara TV (the Hindu devotional TV channel) will be presenting this exclusive WEB TV link through which we can […]

Nandotsav (Nanda Mahotsav) 2022 in Sri Krishna Temples

Lord Krishna in child form

Nandotsav (Nanda Mahotsav / Maha Nandotsav) is a festival celebrated on the next day of Sri Krishna Janmashtami. In 2022, Nandotsav (Nanda Mahotsav) date is August 20. It is said that on this day all the villagers of Braj (Vraj) visited Nanda’s house to have darshan of baby Sri Krishna. All Munis and maharshis bestowed […]

Significance of Janmashtami

Krishna as Damodara

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 celebrations in ISKCON Temple Hyderabad

Janmashtami 2022 celebrations in ISKCON temple, Hyderabad, will be held on August 19. In three branches of ISKCON located in Hyderabad celebrate Sri Krishna Janmashtami on August 19 this year. The Special Janmashtami Pujas will be performed on 19 August. Addressing to the Media, ISKCON Acharyas informed the devotees of Lord Krishna that the celebrations will […]

Janmashtami 2022 | Krishnashtami | Gokulashtami | Sri Krishna Janmashtami

Krishna as Damodara

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 […]

Importance of Utlotsavam after Gokulashtami | Janmashtami

Dahi Handi of Lord Krishna

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 […]

Gopalkala 2022 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 2022, Gopalkala or Dahi Handi date is August 11. 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 […]

Randhan Chhath 2022 | Randhan Chhat in Gujarati Shravan Month

Randhan Chhath or Randhan Chhat is observed on the previous day of Sheetala Satam Vrat in Gujarati Shravan month. In 2022, Randhan Chhath date is August 17. It is not a vrat to observe but the preparation day for Sheetala Satam Vrat Puja. Randhan Chhath falls on Vad Sashti or the sixth day in Vad […]

Bol Choth 2022 | Bol Chauth Vrat during Shravan Month in Gujarat

Bol Choth or Bol Chouth puja or Bahula Chauth vrat is observed on Chauth or Chaturthi day in Vad Paksh or Bahula paksh of Shravan month in Gujarat and some Western and Northern parts of India. In 2022, Bol Choth Vrat date is August 15. It is observed on the previous day of Nag Pancham […]

संतान प्राप्ति के प्रयोग करें जन्माष्टमी के दिन | Childless Couple ke liye Achuk Upay

श्री कृष्णा जन्माष्टमी संतान प्राप्ति की कामना हेतु प्रयोग के लिए एक अद्भुत अवसर है| श्रवण पूर्णिमा के बाद कृष्णा पक्ष अष्टमी दिन मानते है श्री कृष्णा जन्माष्टमी पर्व. यह पर्व उन लोगों के लिए विशेष मुहूर्त का दिन भी है, जो संतान की अभिलाषा रखते है और इस हेतु कोई साधना या प्रयोग या […]