Krishna Janmashtami 2023: 6 or 7 September, on which date Krishna Janmashtami will be celebrated?


Janmashtami is celebrated every year on the Ashtami of Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapada. Krishna Janmashtami 2023 has great significance in Hinduism. It is believed that Lord Krishna was born on this day. Lord Krishna is considered to be the eighth incarnation of Vishnu. On Janmashtami, special preparations are made for the birth of Krishna. This festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm in many homes from generation to generation. Lord Krishna was born at 12 o'clock in the night of Ashtami, so the festival of Janmashtami is celebrated at 12 o'clock in the night only. The special pomp of Shri Krishna Janmashtami is seen in Mathura-Vrindavan.

When will Janmashtami be celebrated on 6 or 7 September?

Like every year, this year a situation of confusion has arisen among the devotees regarding the date of Shri Krishna Janmashtami. Actually every year Janmashtami is celebrated for two days. One day the householders celebrate Janmashtami and the other day the Vaishnava community. In such a situation, Shri Krishna Janmotsav will be celebrated on 6 and 7 September. Common people will celebrate Janmashtami on the 6th of September and the Vaishnava sect on the 7th of September. According to religious belief, Shri Krishna was born in Rohini Nakshatra at 12 midnight.


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Janmashtami 2023 Auspicious time

The Ashtami date of Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapada month is starting on 6 September 2023 at 03.27 pm. The Ashtami date of Krishna Paksha ends on 7 September 2023 at 04.14 pm. Rohini Nakshatra - will be from 09.20 am on September 6 to 10.25 am on September 7.


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Importance of Janmashtami

All wishes are fulfilled by fasting on the day of Shri Krishna Janmashtami. Worshiping Yashoda Nandan on this day brings happiness and prosperity. On the other hand, couples who wish to have children should worship Bal Gopal on Janmashtami. Along with this, butter, curd, milk, kheer, and peda should also be offered to them.