Janmashtami is an annual celebration of the birth of Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu. Here we are sharing some happy Krishna Janmashtami images and quotes with you.
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Happy Krishna Janmashtami Images 2017
Krishna Janmashtami also known as Krishnashtami, Saatam Aatham, Gokulashtami, Ashtami Rohini, Srikrishna Jayanti, Sree Jayanti. Different name in different places and different rituals of celebration.
In Maharashtra, it is popularly known as Dahi Handi. It is celebrated with great passion and enthusiasm. The handi is a clay pot filled with buttermilk that is positioned at a good height with a rope.
Krishna was very much fond of Makhan or Nani. His makhan stealing was the cutest legend in Indian mythology.
Dahi-handi game of Janmashtami is based on this story of Krishna stealing makhan or dahi from handis.
Dahi Handi was started in the 18th century in Girgaum near Mumbai but now it is a sport organized on Krishna Janmashtami to celebrate the birth of Krishna.
In 2017, Janmashtami – Dahi handi will be celebrated on Tuesday, August 15 as per ISCON calendar.
Quite obviously, it is a special day as it celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna. Shri Krishan is believed to have been born in ‘Dwapar Yuga’. His legendary divine love story with Radha is one of the bases of Hindu Religion.
Though it is basically a Hindu festival, Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated through out of India across the border of religion.
Krishna Janmashtami reminds us the divine innocence of Lord Krishna and the power of simplicity.
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