Nand Gher Anand Bhayo…Jay Kanaiya Lal Ki…
Krishna Janmashtami is also known as Krishnashtami, Gokulashtami, Ashtami Rohini, Srikrishna Jayanti and Sree Jayanthi.
Janmashtami or Gokulashtami is one of most awaited festival in India. Janmashtami is Lord Krishna’s birthday. Janmashtami celebrates the incarnation of goodness on earth in the form of Lord Krishna. Krishna is the synonym of ‘enchanter’. Lord Krishna is the most loved god in the Hindu mythologies.
Janmashtami/Gokulashtami 2015 Date :
5th September 2015, Saturday
When is Janmashtami/Gokulashtami Celebrated? :
Krushn Paksha Ashtami of Hindu month of Shravan
Janmashtami is the union of two words Janma and Ashtami. It symbolizes Krishna taking birth on Ashtami. Ashtami means the eighth day of a month. Janmashtami is also popular as Gokulashtami, Sri Krishna Jayanti, and Saatam Aatham. The day of Krishnashtami is celebrated in vivid patterns. Among all the patterns, there are few that can be highlighted the most. Let’s take a look how Gokulashtami will be celebrated in 2015.
Janmashtami/Gokulashtami 2015 Puja Muhurat :
Nishita Puja Time: 23:56 to 24:42+ (46 minutes)
Parana Time: 06:05 am (After Sunrise) (6th September 2015)
Janmashtami nishita puja or lord Krishna birth time puja Muhurat is of 46 minutes from 11:56 pm to 12:42 am. On 6th September 2015, Parana of Gokulashtami fast will be done after 6:05 am in the morning. On Parana Day, Ashtami Tithi and Rohini Nakshatra got over before Sunrise. 2015 Janmashtami is expected to bring much color and festivity with the arrival of Lord Krishna this year.
Dwarka in Gujarat is a very sacred place for Lord Krishna devotees. Dwarkadhish temple is the centre of attraction where devotees worship Lord Krishna on Sri Krishna Janmashtami. Dwarka was the residing place for Lord Krishna for almost a century. After 12 midnight, the celebrations of Krishna Janmashtami or Gokulashtami get immersed into joyousness. The whole momentum gets enthusiastic with the phrase “Nand Gher Anand Bhaio, Jay Kaanha Laal Ki”, as the devotees welcome Lord Krishna.
Dahi Handi Utsav is also celebrated in Maharashtra and other states which is very joyful and enjoyable moment. On the day of Janmashtami, at 12:00 am night, Lord Krishna birth takes place. Many bollywood movies have shown beautiful celebration of Janmashtami with beautiful songs.
Happy Janmashtami 2015…..
Jay Kanaiya Lal Ki….
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