Janmashtami Celebration in India

Aug 25, 2016, 16:54 PM IST
Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai
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A boy dressed up as Lord Krishna takes part in Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai.

Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai
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Govindas taking part in Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai.

Janamashtami celebrations in Coimbatore
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Devotees offering prayers at ISKCON Jagannath Mandir during Janamashtami celebrations in Coimbatore.

Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai
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Govindas taking part in Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai.

Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai
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Govindas taking part in Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai.

students who got their faces painted in blue color take a selfie
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Indian students who got their faces painted in blue color take a selfie ahead of Janmashtami celebrations at a college in Mumbai.

faces painted in blue color cheer during Janmashtami
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Indian students who got their faces painted in blue color cheer during Janmashtami celebrations at a college in Mumbai.

Indian students get their faces painted in blue color
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Indian students get their faces painted in blue color as they prepare for Janmashtami celebrations at a college in Mumbai.

Janmashtami festival in Agra
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A man, dressed as Vasudev carries a child dressed as Lord Krishna, as he enacts a scene from Krishnas life during Janmashtami festival.

Janmashtami festival in Mathura
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Devotees arrive at Sri Krishna Janamsthan temple during Sri Krishna Janmashtami festival in Mathura.

Janmashtami festival in Ahmedabad
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Students form a human pyramid to break an earthen pot (Dahi handi) during Janmashtami festival in Ahmedabad.

Children dressed as Lord Krishna
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Children dressed as Lord Krishna participate in a football match during the Janmashtami celebration at a school in Patiala.

Janmashtami celebration in Jabalpur
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A Child dressed as lord Krishna for a school function ahead of Janmashtami festival at Beawar Rajasthan.

Celebration of Janmashtami
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The birth place of lord Krishna being decorated ahead of Janmashtami in Mathura.

Celebration of Janmashtami
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A child dresses as lord Krishna for a school function ahead of Janmashtami.

Janmashtami celebrations
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Children enact a drama on the life of Lord Krishna as they celebrate Janmashtami Festival at DAV Public School in New Delhi.

Children dressed as Lord Krishna and Radha
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Children dressed as Lord Krishna and Radha for a function during Janmashtami Celebration at a school in Ajmer, Rajasthan.

Janmashtami celebration in Patna
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Children dressed up as Lord Krishna and Radha attending a class at a school ahead of Janmashtami function in Patna.