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Krishna Janmashtami 2023 Date, Shubh Muhurat & Rituals

Krishna Janmashtami 2023

Many people are confused about the Krishna Janmashtami 2023 Date, is it on 6 September or 7 September 2023 it will be celebrated on 2 days according to Tithi Ashtami begins at 3:37 pm on September 6 and ends on 7 September 2023 at 4:14 pm.

Krishna Janmashtami 2023

Every year, the country comes together to commemorate the sacred holiday of Janmashtami.  Schools and offices will remain closed on 7 September 2023 so the majority of people are considering this date as Krishna Janmashtami 2023 Date. The followers of Lord Krishna are unsure about whether to celebrate Janmashtami on 6 September 2023 and 7 September 2023 this year. The two-day celebration is due to the end of tithi on 7 Sep in the evening according to Drik Panchang.

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The celebration takes place on the Ashtami Tithi of Krishna Paksha in the month of Bhadrapad and is also known as Gokulashtami, Shrikrishna Jayanti, Krishnasthami, and Krishna Janmashtami. However, there is uncertainty this year over the precise celebration day.

Janmashtami Date 2023

The eighth day of the dark fortnight in the month of Bhadrapada is observed as Krishna Janmashtami. According to Hindu legend, Krishna was born on this day in the Rohini Nakshatra. This year, Janmashtami will fall on two separate days because Rohini Nakshatra and Ashtami Tithi fall on the night of Janmashtami, according to Drik Panchang. While Rohini Nakshatra will begin at 9:20 am on 6 September 2023 and end at 10:25 am on September 7, Ashtami Tithi will begin at 3:37 pm on 6 September 2023 and on 7 September 2023 at 4:14 pm.

FestivalKrishna Janmashtami 2023
Janmashtami Date7 September 2023
MuhuratAshtami Tithi starts at 3:37 pm September 6 and end on 7 September (4:14 pm)

The day is particularly celebrated in Mathura and Vrindavan (Brindaban), the locations of Krishna’s early life. The statue of Krishna is then clothed in fresh clothing, given a wash in milk and water, and worshiped. Devotees also keep fast on this day and celebrate his birthday at midnight.

Janmashtami Celebration 2023

Lord Krishna Temples and domestic shrines are embellished with flowers and foliage, and sweetmeats are offered to the deity before being given to the household as Prasada (the god’s leftovers, which convey his favor). In the entire country, it is fairly well-liked. This day is widely observed with much fervor and excitement. Mathura Janmashtami celebration is famous worldwide as it is the birthplace of lord Krishna and people celebrate it with great joy.

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You must have seen people decorating for Ras Leela and the celebration goes on till midnight and more than a day also. Children costumed as Krishna as a child, markets adorned with expensive decorations and graceful hands, and most temples with floral decorations. This beautiful custom, also known as Dahi Handi, is another. The birth anniversary of Lord Krishna is also observed on the second day.

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Temples and personal shrines are decked with flowers and leaves; sweetmeats are first offered to the deity and then given to the household as Prasada (the god’s leftovers, which are blessed by him). Krishna’s followers recreate the scenes of his childhood in Gokul (ancient Vraja) and Mathura (where he was born) using miniature versions of the god, the other participants, and the animals and birds of the forest. These elaborate representations serve as a reminder of the events that led to Krishna’s birth.

Krishna Janmashtami Shubh Muhurat 2023

By Drik Panchang, Nishita Puja will take place on September 7 from 11:57 p.m. to 12:42 a.m. As a result, at 11:57 p.m. on Janmashtami, worship can begin. Laddu Gopal’s birth anniversary and devotion will go on till 12.42 a.m. The Parana time on September 7 will be 4:14 p.m.

Lord Krishna’s birth anniversary is celebrated on Janmashtami. On this day, followers of Lord Krishna celebrate Bal Gopal and Laddu Gopal, his infant incarnations. Lord Krishna will be 5250 years old this year, according to Vedic chronology. People would observe fasts, go to temples, decorate their homes, cook delicious food, dress up the Lord Krishna statue, and do other activities to mark the occasion. The celebration is observed throughout the nation.

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