Thursday, August 19, 2010

Janmashtami 2010: Shri Krishna Jayanti 2010 or Janmashtami

Shri Krishna Janmashtami 2010: According to the hindu trditional calendar, Shri Krishna Janmashtami or Krishna Jayanti is observed on the eight day of the Shukla paksha of Bhadrapad Month. It is the birthday of most popular HIndu God Lord Shri Krishan. Janmashtami or Krishna Jaynti also know as Gokulashtami. In 2010 Shri Krishna Jayanti celebration date is September 1, 2010 in north India and other part of India the date is September 2, 2010.

Janmashtami is famous festival in Maharastra and know as Dahi Hand Festival. On the Shri Krishna Jayanti, Gangs of boy walk around the city and break the traditional Dahi Handi.

Janmasthami according to The Smartha Sects: 1 September 2010.
Janmashtami according to Vaishnava Sects: 2 September 2010.

On this day peoples held Special worships or Pujas and Kiratan all nights in Temples, and they make fast and break it in midnight. God Krishna’s temples are decorated in the grand style and numerous religious programs are organized. Some episodes from Krishna’s life are enacted by children. In the midnight, when Krishna took birth, special worships are performed to Krishna and sweets (prasad) and panchamrit are distributed in the midnight.

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