Janmashtami - Celebrate the birth of Kanha

Know the most auspicious muhurat, stay blessed! Marking the birthday of beloved ‘kanha’, Janmashtami is celebrated by almost everyone round’ the globe. Amidst all the gaga, the mischievous kanhaiya is born and the glee spreads like a wildfire!



Janmashtami is the festival solely dedicated to the birth of the 8th incarnation of Lord Vishnu, Lord Krishna, who brought peace and calm in this world of war and chaos. The 8th day of the Krishna Paksha of the Hindu Month Bhadrapada is commemorated as Janmashtami.
  • When is Janmashtami?
This year Janmashtami will be celebrated on the 14th of August, 2017.
  • Janmashtami Muhurat For New Delhi, India

Nishita Puja Time
24:04:21 to 24:47:33
Duration
0 Hour 43 Minute
Janmashtami Parana Time
After 17:41:42 on 15th August’17

Note: You can drink just water to end your fast for Parana. 

Know about Janmashtami Muhurat in your city: Janmashtami 2017

NOTE: The above mentioned muhurat is only for the Smaartas and not for the Vaishnavas. Vaishnavites will celebrate Janmashtami on the 15th of August.

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Janmashtami Fast & Spirituals

  1. The Janmashtami celebration begins with the fast and Pujan on Ashtami and ends with the Parana on Navami.
  2. People celebrate this day with full of glee and observe a special puja for Lord Krishna.
  3. The fast on this day ends at the midnight, after Lord Krishna is born.

Know the legendand Puja Vidhi of Janmashtami in detail: Janmashtami Legend

Significance Of Janmashtami


According to the scriptures, the pujan and vrat of Janmashtami holds a greater importance. With just a glimpse of the Lord, all your tensions and stress drift away. Because that is his strength and power. Krishna holds to key to absolve all your sins and give you a chance to redeem yourself. THe scriptures accord Janmashtami Fast with the title of the king of fasts, due to its importance and the blessings it bestows upon you. The devotees who pay homage to Lord Krishna on this day with full of their heart get the fruits of this day in abundance. Apart from this, one can also do the pujan to get blessed with a child, to increase progeny, and to get rid of Pitra Dosh on Janmashtami.

AstroSage wishes you a prosperous Janmashtami!

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