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 […]

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 […]

Randhan Chhath 2018 | 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 2018, Randhan Chhath date is September 1. 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 […]

Sri Jayanthi in Srirangam Sriranganatha Swamy Temple (Krishna Janmashtami)

Sri Jayanthi in Srirangam Sriranganatha Swamy Temple is a grand festival celebrated with utmost fervor. Sri Jayanthi (Sri Krishna Janmashtami) celebrates the birthday of Lord Sri Krishna. In 2018, Sri Jayanti date is September 2. Lord Krishna’s birthday being celebrated in all Krishna temples, which are inside of Sri Ranganathaswamy temple campus. Particularly in Kili […]

Janmashtami at Arasavalli Temple

Sri Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated with utmost fervor in Arasavalli Temple of Suryanarayana Swamy. In 2018, Krishna Janmashtami date is September 2. 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 – […]

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 […]

Nandotsav (Nanda Mahotsav) 2018 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 2018, Nandotsav (Nanda Mahotsav) date is September 3. 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 […]

Bol Choth 2018 | 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 2018, Bol Choth Vrat date is August 30. It is observed on the previous day of Nag Pancham […]

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 […]

Sri Krishna Janmashtami Puja 2018 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 2018 date is September 3. 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 watch the […]

Janmashtami 2016, Gokulashtami, Krishnashtami (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 […]

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 […]

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 in Udupi Krishna Temple

udupi sri krishna

Sri Krishna Janmashtami, birthday of Lord Sri Krishna, is the most jubilant occasion to watch in world famous Udupi Sri Krishna temple. Extravaganza of Sri Krishna Leelotsav in Sri Krishna Math attracts thousands of devotees from all along Karnataka and surrounding states like Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Goa. In 2017, Sri Krishna […]

Janmashtami 2015 (Sri Krishna Janmashtami)

Lord Krishna in child form

Janmashtami 2015, Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2015 date, when is Janmashtami in 2015? Janmashtami, Sri Krishna Janmashtami is the popular festival dedicated to Lord Krishna. In 2015, Janmashtami date (Sri Krishna Janmashtami) date is September 5. There are some differences in celebrating Smarta Janmashtami and Vaishnava Janmashtami. This festival is related to Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]