Janmashtami 2020: Ashtami date starts at 9:06 pm today, August 11 or 12, on which day Janmashtami is auspicious

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Happy Krishna Janmashtami 2020 date and Wishes: Celebrating the festival of Lord Krishna Janmashtami on August 11 will be very auspicious for Sanatan religions and householders. According to all the Puranas, religious texts, Muhurta Shastras, Yogeshwar Shri Krishna was born on the Ashtami date of the Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapada month in Rohini Nakshatra and in the Taurus Lagna on midnight, there was no conflict or dispute. Mostly Rohini Nakshatra is present during the Krishna Janmashtami festival, but this time, Rohini Nakshatra will not be far away at the time of Krishna's birth because Bharani Nakshatra will be present in the night of 11 and Kritika Nakshatra in the night of 12, Rohini Nakshatra is on the 13th. Hence there was no dispute about the constellations.


This year, Bhadun Krishna Ashtami, due to which a two-day festival is in front. According to some scriptures, Janmashtami will be celebrated on August 11, but according to some, it will be auspicious to celebrate it on August 12. Therefore, the festival of Janmashtami will be celebrated on both 11 and 12 days according to different beliefs because, on the night of Tuesday, August 11, the Ashtami date exists. On the 12th, the Ashtami date is only till 11.16 pm on the day after which the Navami date is being observed.


According to the date of birth, the festival of Janmashtami can also be celebrated on 12 August. On this day there are both Siddhi Yoga and Vriddhi Yoga, so in the absence of Ashtami Tithi, these two Muhurtas are said to be very superior. Ashtami Tithi will start from 9:06 am on August 11. Therefore, on the whole of Ashtami, it is meeting on the 11th of Tuesday itself.


Janmashtami will celebrate Grahasthajan on August 11

There is a slight difference in it that on the day of Udaya Tithi, Saptami Tithi is being applied. Now the question arises whether the common householder should celebrate Janmashtami on 11 or 12. In all the mythological texts and scriptures like Shrimad Bhagavat, Srivishnupurana, Vayu Purana, Agnipuran, Bhavishpurana, Dharmasindhu, etc., the festival of Janmashtami is a law to celebrate Ashtami. According to his opinion, Ashtami Tithi is fully present in the middle of Tuesday, the 11th, so it will be best for all householders to observe Janmashtami fast on this day because Ashtami Tithi is Vijaya Tithi in which Yogeshwar Shri Krishna was born.

Janmashtami will celebrate Vaishnava sect on 12 August

Dharmavalambi of the Vaishnava sect will celebrate Ashtami Tithi on 12 th Wednesday. The devotees who will follow the Udayan date will worship at the midnight of the 12th when the vacancy date prevails. But in the scriptures, the work done on the date of vacancy is not considered very auspicious. It is believed that when Shri Krishna was born in the middle of the night when Vasudev departed from Mathura to Gokul, Brahma Muhurta had started till he reached Gokul, therefore the devotees of Mathura Vrindavan, etc. celebrate Janmashtami on the Ashtami of Udayatithi. Therefore, this holy festival will be celebrated on 12 August Wednesday at these places.