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Hundreds challenge human pyramid limits at Indian Hindu festival

India`s Supreme Court on Aug. 17 upheld a lower court`s decision banning youths under 18 from participating in the ritual and restricting the height of the human pyramid to 20 feet (6 m).

LIVE streaming: Krishna Janmashtami 2016 celebrations straight from ISKON Delhi – Watch here

LIVE streaming: Krishna Janmashtami 2016 celebrations straight from ISKON Delhi – Watch here

The festival of Janmashtami is being celebrated by Krishna lovers today across the globe. But, ISKON celebrations are followed by most of the devotees. So, in order to make this occasion more special for you, we bring to you the live streaming from the ISKON temple in New Delhi which showcases the enthusiasm and zeal of Krishna Janmashtami.

All you want to know about Krishna Janmashtami: Muhurat, puja vidhi and timings!

All you want to know about Krishna Janmashtami: Muhurat, puja vidhi and timings!

The festival is celebrated in different manners all over the world. In Maharashtra, the most famous ritual of this day is Dahi Handi. It highlights god's naughty shades. 

Heightened' Dahi Handi revelry continues despite court curb

Dahi Handi celebrations to mark Krishna Janmashtami got off to a colourful start in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra today, with some 'mandals' allegedly flouting the 20-foot ceiling for human pyramids mandated by the Supreme Court.

Janmashtami 2016: Send these devotional TEXT MESSAGES to your loved ones right away!

Janmashtami 2016: Send these devotional TEXT MESSAGES to your loved ones right away!

Today as the world celebrates Shri Krishna's birthday, famously known as Janmashtami, if you happen to be away from your loved ones, make sure you send them these amazingly devotional text messages to do the least. We have chalked out the best ones for you—so send these text messages to your family and friends, celebrating the festival of Shri Krishna's birth!

Govinda ala re! Bollywood wishes Happy Janmashtami to all—See inside

Govinda ala re! Bollywood wishes Happy Janmashtami to all—See inside

Shri Krishna's birthday which is celebrated across the globe as Janmashtami happens to be today and so all the Bollywood celebrities have taken to their social media handles for wishing everyone the same. Let's find out who said what on Shri Krishna's birthday via Twitter:

Janmashtami special: THESE devotional Krishna WhatsApp messages and SMS will make your day!

Janmashtami special: THESE devotional Krishna WhatsApp messages and SMS will make your day!

On the auspicious occasion of Shri Krishna Janmashtami, praying to the lotus feet lord and immersing yourself in complete devotion will not only make you feel closer to the divinity but also help you in soul searching. This year the Krishna Janmashtami happens to be on August 25.

5 things that you shouldn't do on Krishna Janmashtami!

5 things that you shouldn't do on Krishna Janmashtami!

5 things that one must keep in mind while commemorating Krishna's birth!

Celebrate Krishna Janmashtami with Manthan

This year, Janmashtami was a two-day celebration across the country. Manthan takes you all over the country to show you how Janmashtami was celebrated in different parts of India.

Manthan: Know all about Janmashtami

Janmashtami is the day that celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna.
Hindus across different parts in the country consider this day to be auspicious.

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Krishna Janmashtami

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami.

Short Janmashtami Statuses for Facebook and Whatsapp!

Short Janmashtami Statuses for Facebook and Whatsapp!

On the auspicious day of Krishna Janmashtami, you not only greet your family and friends but your virtual friends too.

Wish your family and friends with Janmashtmi text-SMS messages!

Wish your family and friends with Janmashtmi text-SMS messages!

The hindu festival of Janmashtami which is being celebrated on September 5 this year, fills the atmosphere with joy.

Mathura gears up for Krishna Janmashtami celebrations

Ahead of the joyful Krishna Janmashtami festivities starting on Friday, security has been beefed-up in and around Mathura with intensified frisking at bus and railway station.

Vice President Hamid Ansari greets people on Janmashtami

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Friday greeted the people on Janmashtami.

Janmashtami special: Five things Krishna loved!

Janmashtami special: Five things Krishna loved!

The effervescent ruler of hearts, the ultimate Lord of compassion – Shri Krishna – taught mankind how to lead a perfect life. He is indeed an inspiration to millions.

Janmashtami special recipe: Kesar Shrikhand

Janmashtami special recipe: Kesar Shrikhand

This Janmashtami prepare this easy to make recipe for Lord Krishna.

Ingredients:

1 kg curd

3/4 cup sugar

1 tsp milk

A few saffron (kesar) strands

Procedure:

Janmashtami special: How to dress up kids like Krishna!

Janmashtami special: How to dress up kids like Krishna!

Shri Krishna Janmashtami is just around the corner. It’s a moment of great joy as people gear up to welcome baby Krishna to their homes. The image of baby Krishna makes you forget all your sorrows and as you cherish every glimpse of his, you transcend to a different world altogether.

Interesting legends and tales

Lord Krishna’s life is associated with a lot of interesting events. He is one of the most popular divine heroes. Entertaining and instructive tales from his life fascinate readers across all ages and time.

Rasa Lila: The divine love-play

Rasa Lila took place on a beautiful night, when the ‘Gopis’ (milkmaids) of Vrindavan stealthily left their houses to go to the jungle on hearing the sweet sound of Lord Krishna’s flute.