Krishna Janmashtami ..

18 Aug 2022
Why and how is celebrated Krishna Janmashtami:

Whenever sin and unrighteousness have increased beyond the limit on earth, God has incarnated on earth. Lord Vishnu descended on earth to fulfill one or the other purpose. Shri Krishna was an incarnation of Vishnu. Born as the eighth child of Devaki and Vasudeva, the princess of Mathura, Kanha spent her childhood in the lap of Mother Yashoda in Gokul. Vasudeva gave Kanha to his cousins ​​Nandbaba and Yashoda only after the birth of Kanha to save him from King Kansa. Shri Krishna showed miracles at every stage of life from his birth.

There are many stories related to the life of Shri Krishna, which teach human society. Right guide against iniquity and sin. His birthday is celebrated as a festival by the devotees every year. The festival of Krishna Janmashtami is being celebrated on 18/19 August this year.
Lord Vishnu had incarnated to free the earth from the tyranny and terror of Kansa. According to this story, every year on the Ashtami of Bhadrapada, the festival of Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated.

Why and how is Dahi Handi celebrated?

In some places, Dahi Handi is organized on the day of Janmashtami. Especially its importance is in Gujarat and Maharashtra. The history of Dahi Handi is very interesting. Kanha was very naughty in his childhood. He was famous for his mischief in the whole village. Kanhaiya was very fond of butter, curd and curd.

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When Devaki gave birth to Shri Krishna, Lord Vishnu ordered Vasudeva to take Shri Krishna to Yashoda Mata and Nanda Baba in Gokul, where he would be safe from his maternal uncle Kansa. Shri Krishna was brought up under the supervision of Yashoda Mata and Nanda Baba. Just, in the joy of his birth, since then the festival of Janmashtami is celebrated every year.
Every year people observe a fast on this day to get the blessings and blessings of Krishna, offer prayers in the middle of the night with rituals. They chant hymns and celebrate birthdays. Temples are specially decorated for this day. In some places, Dahi-Handi is also celebrated on Janmashtami.
Lord Krishna is one of the most powerful incarnations of Lord Vishnu, the deity of the Hindu trinity. Among all Vishnu avatars, Lord Krishna is the most popular. Be it India or abroad, out of all Hindu deities, Lord Krishna is closest to everyone's heart. Lord Krishna's complexion was dark and very beautiful. Although he was mysterious, he was apparently endowed with wonderful qualities.