Janmashtami is also Known as Krishna Janmashtami and Gokulashtami is annually celebrated on the Eighth day of Krishna Paksha in the Month of Sharwana.
Janmashtami is an annual Hindu Festival that celebrates the birth of Krishna. This year Janmashtami will be celebrated on September 2 and September 3. But most of the people celebrate it’s on 3 September.
This Day is Observed According to Hindu-Luni Solar Calendar. Janmashtami is Important Festival particularly to the Vaishnavism tradition of Hinduism. Krishna Was the son of Devaki and Vasudeva and his birthday celebration known as a Janmashtami.
As per Vaishnavism tradition, Krishna is considered as the eight Avatar Of Lord Vishnu. Janmashtami is Celebrated When Krishna is believed to have been born in Mathura At midnight On the Eight Day of Bhadrapada Month.
This Day is Celebrated By people keeping Fast and singing devotional songs of love for Krishna. After Krishna’s Midnight Hour Birth Baby Krishna is washed and clothed then placed in the cradle.
Then Devotees break their Fast by sharing Food and sweets. Women Draw Tiny Foot Prints outside their house Which shows the symbolism for Krishna’s journey into their homes.
Hindus Celebrates Janmashtami by Fasting, singing, praying together, preparing and sharing special food. Janmashtami is celebrated across India and many different parts of the world.
Largest Janmashtami Festival is celebrated in Mathura, Where Krishna was Born and Grown up in Vrindavan. In Mathura and Vrindavan Temples and Special Programmes are Organized For Janmashtami celebration.