Krishna Janmashtami 2017
Krishna Janmashtami 2017, Puja Muhurat with Date and Time
Krishna Janmashtami is one of the most popular festival not only in India but all across the world. This festival belongs to the birth of Krishna. On this day, all Krishna Temples get decorated especially. ISKON Temples all across the world have been established to spread the message of Shri Krishna.
Muhurat of Krishna Janmashtami :
Let’s check out the best timing of Krishna Janmashtami. On August 14th, 2017, we all will celebrate the 5244th birthday anniversary of Lord Krishna.
Nishita Puja Time will start at 24:00 to 24:45 and it will be about 44 minutes.
DahiHandi is celebrated on a large scale and it is a main attraction of Krishna Janmashtmi. As per experienced priests, AshtamiTithi will be on Augusts 14 at 22:17 and it will get end on August 15 at 20:07.
Story Behind Celebrating Krishna Janmashtami :
As per the Hindu calendar, Lord Krishna took birth on the earth in the KrisnaPaksha. And it was Ashtami. Krishna is widely known for playing a number of roles like philosopher, God, Lover, Teacher, Friend etc.
Lord Krishna holds an innumerable devotees because of playing these roles excellently. Krishna was very close to his mother.
On his birthday, his mother did a lot of things including giving him a milk shower, adorn him in eye-catching and jewel embedded clothes, and offer him a number of delicious dairy food and much more. And the same thing is done by their devotees on this auspicious day.
Why It Is Celebrated ?
Devotees have great believe in Krishna and they never go to miss this chance. Krishna Janmashtmi is celebrated every year with great enthusiasm. Lord Krishna is known and loved by all because of having great nature. He was a great friend, teacher, lover and son.
He took birth on the earth in order to bring out their devotees from problems. Lord Krishna is known by many names like Kanha, Gopal, BalGopal, Govinda, Krishna and much more. He is one and only God having more than 108 names.
Benefits of Fasting on Krishna Janmashtmi:
On this auspicious day, devotees of Krishna take fast whole day and take Prasad in night after 12. Taking fast is good for health. During fast, only fruits and dairy products are allowed to eat which helps to maintain your health. In the fast paced life, we have become habitual to eat junk food which is not too much healthy.