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Janmashtami Tithi: September 3, 2018, On this year Janmashtami will be celebrated on 2-3 September 2018. Shri Krishna Janmashtami or simply Janmashtami is a Hindu festival which is celebrated worldwide by the Indian community. This auspicious day falls on the 8th day of the dark night, Krishna Paksha in the month of Shrawan.
On this day Hindus celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna or Kanha who is the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. The main celebration is held at Mathura which is the birthplace of Lord Krishna. It is written in several Indian ancient books that Lord Vishnu had taken birth as Lord Krishna to kill demon king Kansa.
In a different part of India, Janmashtami is celebrated with different names and traditions, like in south India it is celebrated as Gokulashtami, devotional songs are sung in order to please and praise Krishna. In some other part of India, it is called Sri Krishna Jayanti and devotees keep fasting and worship Lord Krishna till midnight.
In Maharashtra, Dahi Handi activity organized on this day. It is believed that Lord Krishna established his kingdom in Dwarka, Gujarat. Dahi Handi also known as Makhan Handi(a pot with fresh butter in it). Worshiper celebrates Rasa Lila in Mathura region as well as Manipur, Assam, Rajasthan, and Gujarat.
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