Krishna Janmashtami is Known as Gokulashtami or Simply Janmashtami. Janmashtami is the main festival of the Hindus. According to the Hindu Beliefs, Krishna was the eighth avatar of the Lord Vishnu. Janmashtami is observed on the birthday of Krishna.
Janmashtami is observed on the Eighth Day of the Krishna paksha in Shraavana month as per the Hindu lunisolar calendar. This time period generally falls into the August and September month.
Confusion About Date of Krishna Janmashtami 2019 Whether it should be celebrated on 23 August or 24 August?
This Time people have confusion about the date of the Janmashtami whether it should be on 23 august or on 24 August. According to Hindu Calendar Krishna was born on the eighth day of Krishna paksha in Bhadrapad month Rohini Nakshatra. If you Believe in the Krishna Paksha then it should fall on the 23rd. And if you Believe in Rohini Nakshatra then it should be Falls on the 24th August. But Mostly Rohini Nakshatra is right so This time Janmashtami falls on the 24th August.
Importance of the Janmashtami:-
Krishna Janmashtami Have great importance in India. Specially Janmashtami is very Important for the Vaishnavism tradition of the Hinduism. In India, All people celebrate this day. This day is observed as a holiday in India. In Mumbai, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Bihar Janmashtami Celebrated with the Dahi Handi Event. In Dahi Handi Pot of yogurt hanging from one end to another end through the rope, people make a human pyramid and break the hanging pot of the yogurt. Krishna was born in the era of chaos.
At that time there was every evil. There was a threat to his life by his uncle King Kansa. At Matura, his father Vasudeva takes Krishna across the Yamuna to foster parents in Gokul.
Timing of Krishna Janmashtami 2019:-
Timing of Krishna Janmashtami 2019 :23 August and 24 August
Begining of Asthmi:23 August 2019 8.09 AM
Ending of Asthmi:24 August 2019 8.32 AM
Starting Of Rohini Nakshatra:24 August 2019 3.48 AM
Ending Of Rohini Nakshatra:25 August 2019 4.17 AM