The festival of Janmashtami is celebrated every year on the eighth day of Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapada. Krishna Janmashtami has great importance in Hinduism. It is believed that Lord Krishna was born on this day. Lord Krishna is considered the eighth incarnation of Vishnu. On the day of Janmashtami, special preparations are made for Krishna’s birth and worship in every house from the temple. Kanha ji is born at 12 o’clock in the night, he is worshiped with rituals. Special splendor of Shri Krishna Janmashtami is seen in Mathura-Vrindavan.
When will Janmashtami 2023 be celebrated on 6th or 7th September?
Like every year, this time also there is confusion among the devotees regarding the date of Shri Krishna Janmashtami. Actually every year the festival of Janmashtami is celebrated for two days. On one day the householders celebrate Janmashtami and on the second day those of the Vaishnava sect. In such a situation, let us tell you that Shri Krishna Janmotsav will be celebrated on both 6th and 7th September. Those living a household life will celebrate Janmashtami on 6th September and Vaishnava sect on 7th September. According to religious beliefs, Shri Krishna was born in Rohini Nakshatra at 12 midnight.
Janmashtami 2023? auspicious time
Ashtami Tithi of Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapada month begins – 6 September 2023 from 03.27 pm
Ashtami date of Krishna Paksha ends – 7th September 2023 at 04.14 pm
Rohini Nakshatra – 09.20 am on September 6 to 10.25 am on September 7
Importance of Janmashtami
By observing a fast on the day of Shri Krishna Janmashtami, all wishes are fulfilled. Worshiping Yashoda Nandan methodically on this day gives blessings of happiness and prosperity. On the other hand, couples who want to have a child must worship Laddu Gopal on the day of Janmashtami. Also offer them butter, curd, milk, kheer, sugar candy and panjiri.