Krishna Janmashtami 2019: know the auspicious time, worship method and Importance

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Janmashtami is the main festival of Hindus. According to Hindu beliefs, Natkhat Nandlal, the eighth incarnation of Shree Hari Vishnu, that is, the birth anniversary of Sri Krishna is celebrated as Shri Krishna Jayanti or Janmashtami. However, this time people are quite confused about the date of Krishna Janmashtami. People are confused whether Janmashtami should be celebrated on 23 August or 24 August.

Actually, it is believed that Lord Krishna was born on the eighth day of Bhadrapada i.e. Krishna Paksha of Bhado month in Rohini Nakshatra. If we look at Ashtami Tithi, then Janmashtami should be on 23 August, but if we consider Rohini Nakshatra, then it should be Krishna on 24 August.

When is Janmashtami?

According to Hindu Panchang, Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated on the eighth day i.e. the eighth day of the Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapada month. According to the Gregorian calendar, Krishna Janmashtami falls in the month of August or September every year. Janmashtami will be celebrated on 23 August according to the date. At the same time, people who give priority to Rohini Nakshatra can celebrate Janmashtami on 24 August.

Sri Krishna Janmashtami has special significance throughout the year of India. It is one of the major festivals of Hindus. It is believed that Shri Hari Vishnu, the creator of the universe, took the eighth incarnation as Shri Krishna. The country celebrates this festival in different ways in different states. On this day, people keep a fast throughout the day in the joy of the birth of their adorable and sing the glory of Krishna. Throughout the day, bhajans and kirtans go on in homes and temples. At the same time, tableaux are taken out in temples and Shri Krishna Leela is staged in schools.


Seema Jain

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