The festival of Janmashtami celebrates the birth of Shri Krishna, who is regarded to be the most idolized Lord among other Hindu deities. The chants “Govinda Aala Re, Janmashtami Aala Re,” “Hathi Ghoda Palki,” and “Jai Kanhaiya Lal Ki” are all part of the great celebration of Janmashtami. Everyone’s heart is filled with joy as Bal Gopal enters this world.

Janmashtami celebrations in full gaiety

Janmashtami celebrations in full gaiety (ABP Ganga: Uttar Pradesh News)

On Ashtami, the eighth day of Krishna Paksha (the dark fortnight) in the 
Bhadrapad month, Janmashtami is observed. Shri Krishna was born on this rainy 
night. This day is enthusiastically observed by people through rituals and festivities.
Celebrations Of Janmashtami Across The Country
Many devotees around the nation continue to fast until baby Krishna is born at 
midnight and some even stay going until dawn to celebrate Janmashtami.
After His birth, they bathe Kanha, dress him in gorgeous clothes, give him jewelry,
and put him in cradle with lovely design. 
Aarti and puja are done for Lord Krishna at the Nanda Utsav, during which 
devotees joyfully dance and sing devotional hymns. 
For Lord Krishna, a special Prasad is prepared and offered. 
Devotees have this Prasad and break their fasts. Temples have beautiful lighting decorations, and Lord Krishna is rocking in His 
Children enjoying Dahi Handi celebrations

Children enjoying Dahi Handi celebrations (Pinterest)

On Krishna Janmashtami, young boys and girls climb on top of one another to make large pyramid, and one person breaks the “Dahi Handi,” which is made of milk, butter, dahi (yogurt), and dry fruits. 
There will be competitions to see which team can break the handi in the shortest amount of time and win prizes.
Many devotees of Lord Kanha perform home worship. They make unique preparations to commemorate His birthday. 
Children decorate their Puja space with flowers, garlands, and vibrant papers to 
celebrate Janmashtami at home, where Kanha will be displayed in lovely jhula. 
They also utilize lighting and diyas to adorn their own home. 
Children enacting Kanha & Radha

Children enacting Kanha & Radha (YouTube)

For Lord Krishna to look His absolute best, devotees buy new clothing, jewels, 
flower garlands, turban pieces, jhulas, peacock feathers, neckpieces, flutes, incense, and offering plates. The devotees offer prayers to Lord Krisha and Radha.
Children dance merrily and have fun with their friends while dressing up as Krishna and Radha or Krishna’s friends.
Wish you all Happy Janmashtami. 
Enjoy this celebration to the fullest with Lord Krishna!:), pub-3862145386704795, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 InterServer Web Hosting and VPS

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