Krishna Janmashtami 2022 Ashtami Tithi
As stated in Drikpanchang, the Ashtami tithi of Krishna Janamashtami 2022 will start at 21:20 on August 18 and end at 22:59 on August 19. The time to perform the auspicious Krishna Puja is at Nishita Kaal, which is midnight according to per Vedic time-keeping.
Krishna Janmashtami Ritual and Importance
Janmashtami is celebrated when Lord Krishna is believed to have been born according to Hindu tradition, which is in Mathura, at midnight on the eighth day of the month of Bhadrapada. Devotees maintain strict fasting during Krishna’s birthday, which is broken during Parana. People sing, dance, enjoy the night vigils, cook authentic food and visit the temple of Krishna or Vishnu on the day of the festival. Major Krishna temples organize the recitation of the Bhagavata Purana and Bhagavad Gita, while communities celebrate the occasion by arranging dance-drama events called Rasa Lila or Krishna Lila. People also enjoyed the performance of Dahi Handi by the youths in various colonies whose main purpose was to commemorate the sweet, interesting works of Lord Krishna, whom Makkhan and Dahi loved.
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