Thursday, August 25, 2016


Thursday 25th August 2016

The birth of ShriKrishna this night is celebrated as ShriKrishna Janmashtami (Gokulashtami).
It's 5243th Birth Anniversary of Lord ShriKrishna, Eighth avathar of Vishnu. The festival is celebrated on the 8th day of Krishna paksha, of the month of Shravana. He belonged to Vrishni clan of Yadavs from Mathura. He was the 8th son of Princess Devaki and her husband Vasudeva.

The festival is celebrated in the evening as Krishna was born on midnight. People fast the whole day till midnight and after pooja, they eat savories prepared for Lord ShriKrishna.

At home here in BirthiMane, BhuvaneshwariNagar, NammaBengaluru, mom prepared varieties of Laddu, Chakkuli, Avalakki and Kheer. Ravi, Vidya were at home in the evening for pooja and prasada. Rishi came a little later from office.

Mom left for Udupi in the night bus of Durgamba Travels to participate in the Janmashtami celebrations and VitlaPindi with her sisters in Udyavara and Kadiyali.

written Friday 26thAugust2016

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