2018 Krishna Janmashtami or Krishna Jayanthi 2018
September 2018 2nd (Sunday)Krishna Janmashtami 2017, also known simply as Janmashtami or Krishna Jayanthi, is a yearly Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu. It is observed according to Hindu luni-solar calendar, on the 18th day (Ashtami) of the Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) in the month of Bhadrapada, which overlaps with August and September of the Gregorian calendar.
2018 Janmashtami Wallpaper DownloadIt is the main Hindu festival mainly to the Vaishnavism ritual of Hinduism Dance-drama enactments of the life of Krishna according to the Bhagavata Purana, devotional singing through the midnight when Krishna is thought to have been born, fasting (upavasa), a night vigil (jagarana), and a festival (mahotsava) on the following day are a part of the Janmashtami or Krishna Jayanthi celebrations . It is celebrated mostly in Mathura and Vrindavan, along with major Vaishnava communities found in Manipur, Assam, West Bengal, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and other regions also.