Janmashtami is one of the most popular festivals and is also known as also known as Krishna Janmashtami, Krishnashtami, Gokulashtami, and Srikrishna Jayanti.
The festival of Janmashtami will be celebrated across India on September 6 and 7 by devotees of Lord Krishna.
Every year Krishna Janmashtami 2023 is celebrated on Bhadrapada maas krishna paksha ashtami tithi. There is a religious brief that lord Vishnu had incarnated on earth in the form of Shri Krishna. On this auspicious occasion, devotees of Kanha keep a fast and celebrate the festival of Janmashtami with great joy. On this day special worship of the child form of god is done. After Krishna Janmotsav Krishna is worshiped and breaks the fast after 12 midnight. By doing this the blessings of Lord Krishna always remain on the devotees and all the sorrows of life go away.
To celebrate this festival, people throng temples decked up with flowers and embellishments to offer prayers on the festival of Janmashtami.
Children in colorful attires present cultural and religious performances, while bhajans and discourses on Krishna are organized in temples across and outside India.
“May Lord Krishna’s kindness and blessings spread in your life. We wish you a joyful Janmashtami festival!”