Sri Krishna Janmashtami


Janmashtami is also known as gokulashtami, which celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna annually. Lord Krishna is the eighth avatar f Lord Vishnu, and it is observed on the 8th day or krishna paksha or dark fortnight in Shraavana month of lunisolar calendar. Celebrations include dance drama enactments, ras-lila, devotional chantings and festivities from mid night when Lord Krishna is born . People fast all day and when the night ends, new day brings in victory for virtue over evil