Janmashtami is the celebration of birthday of Lord Krishna the eight avatar of Lord Vishnu; that took place five thousand years back in Mathura. The day of Janmashtami is celebrated with full rituals and enjoyment all over the country. Janmashtami is known with different names in India. Some call it Krishnashtami; some Saatam Aatham, Gokulashtami, Ashtami Rohini, Srikrishna Jayanti and Sree Jayanti are the other popular names of Janmashtami. Janmashtami is celebrated on the eight day of Krishna Paksha in the Hindu month of Bhadrapad that falls mainly in the month of August or September.
Being a very famous Hindu festival, the day of Janmashtami is observed throughout the nation. Whether it’s northern part of India or southern India there is a grand celebration of the day all over. In northern part of India people do a day long fasting on the day, and celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna in midnight. Central India celebrates the occasion with the astonishing program of Dahi Handi in which they follow the sweet custom of makhan chori like natkhat Krishna does. The north eastern part of India mainly Manipur celebrates the day as Vaishnavism. Ras Leela is a famous way to celebrate the festivity of the day in India.
When its festival, there are gifts for sure. Similarly on the auspicious day of Janmashtami people exchange gifts to spread love and prosperity amongst their loved ones. All the phases of Lord Krishna’s age are worshipped with different harmony. His infant phase is praised as Laddoo Gopal and childhood phase as Natkhat Krishna. Presenting Lord Krishna’s idol on the occasion of Janmashtami is considered as a good sign. Near of far, people send their heartiest wishes to their loved ones on Janmashtami.
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