On the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami, there is maximum fanfare at these places, you can also enjoy Dahi Handi here!
Every year the festival of Janmashtami is celebrated across the country on the eighth day of Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapada month. This year this festival will be celebrated on 7th September. Lord Krishna is mainly worshiped in this festival.
On this day, devotees wear new clothes and worship the Lord duly. People also decorate their homes a lot at this festival. The Dahi Handi ceremony is also held at many places during Janmashtami. Butter, curd, and other milk-based foods are put in an earthen pot and this pot is hung at a great height from the ground. Then people try to reach that vessel and break that earthen pot.
A crowd of people is visible during the Dahi Handi festival. It is believed that the Dahi Handi festival is associated with the life of Lord Shri Krishna. If you also want to enjoy the Dahi Handi festival on the occasion of Janmashtami this year, then you can visit these special places.
Banke Bihari Temple
This temple is situated on Raman Reti in Vrindavan. It is one of the largest temples in India. Which is dedicated to Lord Krishna. Every year on the day of Janmashtami, a large number of devotees throng here. You can visit the Dahi Handi festival here on the special occasion of Janmashtami.
Sri Krishna Temple
Sri Krishna Temple is located in Udupi, Karnataka. This temple is famous not only in the country but also abroad. This temple dates back to the 13th century. The most special thing about this temple is that here Shri Krishna is worshiped through a nine-hole window. It is believed that this nine-hole window is associated with the planets. A grand Dahi Handi is organized here during Janmashtami.
This temple is located in Thrissur district of Kerala. This place is considered very special because of Lord Krishna. It is one of the famous pilgrimage sites of South India. You can visit here on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami.
Mumbai's Ghatkopar hosts a grand Dahi Handi festival every year on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami. Bollywood celebrities also participate in this festival.