Sri Krishna Janmashtami has special significance in Hinduism. Indians celebrate this festival with great pomp. Shri Krishna is one of the major deities. As long as Shri Krishna stayed on this earth, he kept fighting against injustice. During this period, Shri Krishna bested many demons. In which his maternal uncle Kansa's name is prominently included. Devotees keep fast and worship Krishna on Shri Krishna Janmashtami.
Janmashtami fast and method of worship
It is mentioned in our scriptures that Janmashtami is fast to fulfil the wish. On the day of Janmashtami, you should wake up early in the morning and have a bath. After this, clean Krishna idol with Ganga-Jal. Shri Krishna should be embellished with beautiful clothes during this time. Now offer things and fruits to Krishna. Keep fast on the day, sing hymns and pray to Krishna for a healthy and happy life. He is a giver, he always fulfils wishes of his devotees and blesses them with knowledge and prosperity.
When does Janmashtami celebrate?
Every year Janmashtami festival is celebrated on the Ashtami date of Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapada month. Where is it known that in Dwaparyug, Shri Krishna was born on the Ashtami date at midnight in Rohini Nakshatra with mother Devaki and father Vasudev.