Janmashtami – History and Celebrations

Krishna Janmashtami

Janmashtami or Gokulashtami is a festival celebrated every year to mark the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna. It is also popularly known as Krishna Janmashtami or Krishna Jayanti as he was the beloved eighth embodiment of Lord Vishnu – the “preserver” in the Hindu triad (Trimurti). Janmashtami is marked on the eighth day or “Ashtami” of the Krishna Paksha … Read more