Krishna Janmashtami 2021
August 30, 2021
Janmashtami is the celebration of the birth of Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu on Earth. Lord Krishna’s birth is symbolic of the victory of good over evil. On the day of Krishna Janmashtami, Lord Krishna devotees offer prayers and various kinds of rituals are held in different parts of the country which are inspired by the life of Baby Krishna.
When is Janmashtami celebrated?
Bhagavan Sri Krishna was born at midnight on Ashtami tithi (8th day) under Rohini Nakshatra. The month of Lord Krishna’s birth is Shravan as per Amanta calendar and Bhadrapad in Purnimantha calendar. This corresponding to August – September months on English calendar and the exact date depends on the lunar cycle.