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Janmashtami 2019

Janmashtami: Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and others celebrate Dahi Handi festival—Watch

While Aamir Khan and Shilpa Shetty shared videos of the Dahi Handi celebrations during Janmashtami, Shah Rukh Khan turned cameraman for his son AbRam.

Aug 24, 2019, 19:16 PM IST

Janmashtami celebrations in Srikrishna temple in Hyderabad

Janmashtmi will be celebrated on Saturday by Krishna devotees all around the world.

Aug 23, 2019, 21:17 PM IST

Krishna: The enchanting pied piper of Urdu poetry

Under the Chishti Sufi saints, a new genre of literature called `Premakhya` was developed in line with the Persian Mathnavi tradition. 

Aug 23, 2019, 21:14 PM IST

Janmashtami 2019: Cultural storytelling through performing arts for children

A play `Shri Krishna Avatar` directed by Somnath Pawar performed on the occasion of Janmashtami at Shri Ram Centre for Performing Arts here saw the attendance of several families, who brought their children to help them learn about Lord Krishna. 

Aug 23, 2019, 21:10 PM IST

Not just Janmashtami, there are other festivals associated with Lord Krishna too!—Check list

Temples are lit, beautifully adorned with fresh flowers etc among various other things.

Aug 23, 2019, 18:15 PM IST

Janmashtami special: Know how the world celebrates the festival

Janmashtami or Gokulashtami marks the birth of Lord Krishna, who is believed to be the ninth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. The festival is celebrated across the world with full fervour by the devotees of Lord Krishna. 

Aug 23, 2019, 17:22 PM IST

Soundarya Rajinikanth shares pic with Radha-Krishna idol, wishes happy Janmashtami—See Photo

Several other celebrities also extended Janmashtami wishes on social media.

Aug 23, 2019, 15:52 PM IST

Janmashtami 2019: Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Kunal Kemmu, Soundarya Rajinikanth and others post wishes

The festival of Janmashtami, which marks the birth of Lord Krishna, is being celebrated in India will fervour. Social media is full of Janmashtami greetings and celebs like Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Kunal Kemmu and others also extended their warm wishes.

Aug 23, 2019, 14:41 PM IST

Janmashtami 2019: Puja timings, Vidhi, and rituals

Preparations are in full swing and Radha-Krishna temples are beautifully adorned with flowers.

Aug 23, 2019, 14:07 PM IST

Janmashtami 2019: Top SMS, WhatsApp and Facebook messages for your loved ones

Janmasthami or Krishna Janmasthami marks the birthday of Lord Krishna, which is celebrated all across India with aplomb. It is one of the most important Hindu festivals that celebrate the birth of one of the most powerful human incarnations of the Lord Vishnu. As per the mythology, Krishna descended on earth around 5,200 years ago in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura. This year Janmasthami will be celebrated on August 24.

Aug 23, 2019, 13:07 PM IST

Janmashtami 2019: Sudarsan Pattnaik's sand art on Lord Krishna's birthday is unmissable—See pic

Lord Krishna is the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu and is revered all across the globe. Birth of the mighty Makhan Chor holds great significance for all of us.

Aug 23, 2019, 11:34 AM IST

Janmashtami 2019: Lessons from Lord Krishna's life

Believed to be the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu, Krishna has many names such as Makhan Chor, Govinda, Mukunda, Madhusudhana or Vasudeva. His teachings are something that will inspire the generations to come and will act as that ray of light needed in the dark.

Aug 23, 2019, 07:23 AM IST

Janmashtami 2019: Classical music, dance fest on Lord Krishna in Delhi

The free-to-attend event will take place on Friday and Sunday since Janmashtami will be marked on Saturday.

Aug 22, 2019, 20:19 PM IST

Janmashtami 2019: The legend behind celebrating Lord Krishna's birthday

Lord Krishna is revered as the 8th avatar of Lord Vishnu. The festival of Janmashtami is observed according to the Hindi lunisolar calendar. 

Aug 20, 2019, 21:05 PM IST

Janmashtami 2019: Top Bollywood songs dedicated to the special occasion

This year, Janmashtami will be celebrated on August 24. As we are all set to celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna, here are the songs which you can add to your playlist on the occasion.

Aug 20, 2019, 15:53 PM IST

Janmashtami 2019: A look at memorable events from Lord Krishna's life

Every year, Hindus celebrate Lord Krishna's birthday in the form of Janmashtami. Temples are decorated, people are in a jolly mood, exotic delicacies are prepared and devotees are busy chanting 'Hare Krishna'. 

Aug 16, 2019, 13:17 PM IST