Lord Krishna took birth as the 8th avatar of Lord Vishnu in Mathura, on 8th day of Bhadrapada month.
Janmashtami, birth of Lord Krishna, being celebrated in different parts of country today
The festival of Janmashtami, which marks the birth of Lord Krishna, is being celebrated in different parts of the country today. At Mathura and Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh, Janmashtami will be celebrated with all the rituals but the devotees will not be allowed entry to the temples due to CoronaVirus. However, arrangements have been made to live stream the puja for devotees.
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have greeted people on the occasion.
Devotees from all over world visit the temples to offer prayers to Lord Krishna. Mathura and Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh is fully geared up to celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna.
Janmastami celebrations at the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temples in North America and around the world.
May there by peace, health and happiness all over the world. ।।श्रेयो भूयात्।।
Lord Krishna or Janmastami is celebrated with charming grandeur and magnificent pomp world wide world wide by millions of exuberant Vaishnavas. His birth is celebrated as Janmashtami, a festival of hope that reminds us of everlasting hope amidst darkness.
On sacred occasion of Krishna Janmashtami, May #Krishna fulfill happiness in everyone’s life. One need a pure heart and lots of love to get blessings of Kanha.
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi said, “ISKCON has been spreading the divine message of Lord Krishna enshrined in the Srimad Bhagavad Gita. The Bhagavad Gita offers practical solutions to everyday challenges and inspires one to serve the people and society. The increasing popularity of Bhagavad Gita throughout the world reflects its universal appeal. My best wished to ISKCON and every devotee of Lord Krishna for a soulful Janmastami celebration.”