Janmashtami 2023: Wishes, quotes, messages, images to celebrate auspicious festival of Lord Krishna
Happy Janmashtami 2023: Janmashtami, also known as Krishna Janmashtami or Gokulashtami, is a Hindu festival which is celebrated annually to mark the birth of Lord Krishna, the God who is the embodiment of playfulness and innocence.
As per the Hindu calendar, Lord Krishna, an avatar of Lord Vishnu, was born on the eighth day of the Hindu month of 'Bhadra'. The day mostly falls in the months of August or September in the Gregorian calendar.
Lord Krishna's teachings, particularly those found in the Bhagavad Gita, are highly revered in Hindu philosophy. The Bhagavad Gita is a sacred text that contains a conversation between Lord Krishna and the warrior Arjuna. It imparts spiritual wisdom, guidance on duty, and the path to self-realization. Janmashtami serves as a reminder of these profound teachings.
The festival of Janmashtami is celebrated by offering prayers to Lord Krishna, with beautifully decorated swings, dance and music performances, and the 'Dahi-Handi' competition.
Hindus all over the world celebrate the Janmashtami festival with great zeal. Shri Krishna is one of Lord Vishnu's most powerful human incarnations, according to mythology. Lord Krishna is one such god in Hindu mythology, and much has been written about his birth and death. People have been worshipping Shri Krishna as God's son since he was born in human form on Earth.
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