Janmashtami Date and Time 2023: When is Janmashtami? Know Puja Muhurat, Significance and Rituals
Janmashtami is a Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna.
It is one of the most important festivals in the Hindu calendar and is celebrated with great enthusiasm and devotion across India.
The date of Janmashtami varies every year as it is based on the Hindu lunar calendar.
In 2023, Janmashtami will be celebrated on september 6th.
The puja muhurat for Janmashtami will be from 11:57 PM on september 6th.
Devotees observe fasts and offer prayers to Lord Krishna on this day.
They also decorate their homes and temples with flowers and lights.
The festival has great significance as it marks the birth of Lord Krishna, who is considered to be the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu.
Lord Krishna is believed to have been born in Mathura, and the city is one of the most popular destinations for Janmashtami celebrations.
Rituals such as the Dahi Handi and Rasleela are also performed during Janmashtami.
The Dahi Handi involves breaking a pot filled with curd, which is hung at a height, while the Rasleela is a dance performance that depicts the life of Lord Krishna.
Janmashtami is a time for joy, devotion, and celebration, and it is an important festival for Hindus all over the world.