Krishna Janmashtami : Timings for puja

Krishna Janmashtami 2018 also called Janmashtami and Gokulashtami is celebrated among Hindus across the country ed to commemorate the birth of Lord Krishna as  Lord krishna is considered as the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu . Krishna temples organise recitation of holy books Bhagavata Purana and Bhagavad Gita.Happy Krishna Janmashtami 2018 also known as ‘Krishna Janmashtami’ is celebrated every year with much fervour across the country. This year, Krishna Janmashtami will be celebrated on September 2 and September 3. But most people are celebrating it on September 3, Monday.

The exact timings forKrishna Janmasthami

Krishna Janmashtami date: This year, Krishna Janmashtami will be celebrated on September 2 and September 3. But most people are celebrating it on September 3, Monday.

Krishna Janmashtami timings: Timings for Krishna Janmashtami would be 8:47 pm on September 2 to 7:20 pm on September 3.

Since the pooja (jaagaran) is performed in the night during Krishna Janmashtami, the timings for “Nishith Kaal Poojan” would be 11:57 pm on September 2 to midnight 12:48 am

On September 3

Parana Time: After 6:27pm

Ashtami Tithi End Time: 7:19pm on September 3.

According to the Hindu lunar calendar, Krishna was born on ‘Ashtami’ or the ‘eighth day’ at midnight in the holy month of Shravana.
On this day, devotees fast and spend their time singing devotional songs and worshipping the Lord. They break the fast the next day when the Ashtami Tithi is over. They also prepare ‘chappan bhog’, 56 dishes to offer to Krishna, and after the rituals, the prasad is distributed and shared among the devotees.

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