Janmashtami | Krishna Janmashtami 2020
Janmashtami is also known as Krishna Jayanti. Krishna Jayanti means Janmashtami is the birthday of Lord Krishna, he is the most popular God and Janmashtami most awaited annual festival. Lord Krishna is the son of Devki and Vasudev and he was born in Mathura.
When is Krishna Janmashtami?
Krishna Janmashtami is on: Tuesday, 11 August 2020.
The lord Vishnu took Avatar as Lord Krishna in Mathura city in Uttar Pradesh, to destroy the evil king kansa. during the marriage of sister of kansa i.e. devki and Vasudev he heard proclamation ( Akashvani) that Dwarki and Vasudev’s 8th son become reason of death of kansa, as Vasudev was his friend and Devki is Kansa’s sister he decided not to kill them but keep them in prison till he kill his 8th child.
Kansa manages to kill 7 children's Devki and Vasudev, but during the time of Krishna Vasudev takes him and cross the river Yamuna and keep him safe With the King Nanda and takes his daughter what her name what’s new Maya with him.
How Janmashtami is celebrated?
Bhagwat is being read on day of Janmashtami, and Worship the Lord Krishna. Krishna was famous for stealing curd and butter because of that Dahi Handi is being celebrated, where in the pot full of dahi cover the top with coconut tied both side with rope. and competition is to climb on each other and to break the pot tied on rope with coconut. Whichever team breaks the pot is declared as winner, this makes Janmashtami it most awaited festival called Janmashtami.