Highlights

  • Janmashtami commemorates the birth of Lord Krishna
  • This year it will be celebrated on 18th August
  • On this day, devotees observe a fast, offer prayers & participate in the Dahi Handi ceremony

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Krishna Janmashtami 2022 Date: To be celebrated on 18th August, Krishna Janmashtami commemorates the birth of Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu. 

Krishna Janmashtami 2022 Date & Puja Timings : Celebrated all across India, Krishna Janmashtami commemorates the birth of Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu. It is observed on the eighth day of Krishna Paksha and this year, it will be celebrated on 18th and 19th August.

Every year, Janmashtami is celebrated with great fervor and enthusiasm. It is usually a two-day affair that begins with the Krishna Janmashtami Puja on one evening followed by Dahi Handi the next day.

To mark the celebrations, devotees decorate their homes and temples with flowers, observe a fast, offer prayers, sing devotional songs and participate in the Dahi Handi ceremony. Earthern pots with butter and milk are hung on the streets with people forming human pyramids to reach the 'dahi handi' and break it.

Krishna Janmashtami Puja Timings

Ashtami Tithi will begin at 9.20 PM on Aug 18 and will go on till 10:59 PM on Aug 18, 2022

Nishita Puja time will start at 12:12 AM on Aug 19 and will go on till 12:58 AM on Aug 19, 2022

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