Janmashtami

PM Narendra Modi greets people on the occasion of Janmashtami

Janmashtami, which is celebrated to mark the birth of Lord Krishna, is also popularly called Shri Krishna Janmashtami or Gokulashtami. 

Aug 11, 2020, 23:44 PM IST

Janmashtami 2020: Wish your loved ones with these texts, WhatsApp and Facebook messages

Janmashtami is one of the most important Hindu festivals. 

Aug 11, 2020, 10:34 AM IST

Janmashtami 2020: Date, timing, puja vidhi, significance - everything you need to know

This year, Janmashtami will be celebrated two days - August 11 and 12 - and the preparations have already begun. 

Aug 10, 2020, 11:39 AM IST

Govinda fractures both hands during Dahi Handi festivities in Gujarat

An untoward incident soured the festival of Janmashtami for a 32-year-old govinda, when he slipped during the Dahi Handi revelry on Monday in Gujarat's Surat and fractured both his hands.

Aug 25, 2019, 22:21 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to visit Shreenathji temple in Bahrain today to participate in Janmashtami event

PM Modi will also launch the work of the temple's renovation. The 200-year-old Shree Krishna temple was built in 1817 and  situated in Bahrain's capital Manama.

Aug 25, 2019, 08:43 AM IST

PM Modi to participate in Janmashtami event in Gulf's oldest temple on his visit to Bahrain on Sunday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Sunday participate at a Janmashtami event in Gulf's oldest temple-- the Shreenathji [Shree Krishna] Hindu Temple in Bahrain built by the Thattai Hindu community who had arrived from the Sindh, undivided India.

Aug 24, 2019, 21:22 PM IST

Shri Krishna Janmashtami's boom across the country, UP CM Yogi will be in Mathura

Shri Krishna Janmashtami's boom across the country, UP CM Yogi will be in Mathura. Watch this video to know more.

Aug 24, 2019, 08:18 AM IST

5 dead, 27 injured in stampede during Janmashtami celebration in temple near Kolkata

The boundary wall along the path leading to the temple collapsed during heavy rains, injuring the pilgrims. The situation soon turned into a stampede.

Aug 23, 2019, 21:57 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

Krishna Janmashtami: How Lord Krishna's birthday is celebrated across the world

Here are some of the places that celebrate the auspicious occasion in their own way and this is how they do it.

Aug 23, 2019, 15:40 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: 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: 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

'Dahi Handi' festivities grip Mumbai

Several organisers roped in celebrities to pull the crowd in their dahi handi events.

Sep 04, 2018, 16:35 PM IST