Lord Krishna is an avatar of Lord Vishnu. It is an important day for Hindus. Janmashtami festival is celebrated by the entire whole country.
Shri Krishna took birth to kill Kansa – the unreligious demon king of Mathura – who is the brother of her mother Devaki. Krishna was known as the savior of mankind. Krishna took birth in Dwapar Yug on a dark, stormy night of savanna month (Aug-Sep) in the prison of Demon Kansa. Since his childhood, he was a special child with extraordinary powers. He killed many demons that made believe people that he was a God.
Krishna aarti and Krishna bhajans give an ultimate peace especially on the day of Janmashtami. Krishna statues in temples are looking very grace full with the Janmastmi Decorations.
Shri Krishna was the adviser of Arjuna, who is one of the five pandavas. Shri Krishna preached to Arjuna in the Holy Geeta “Whenever the balance of the universe is disturbed by external interference from any of its parts, then I reveal myself as the Power of eternal balancing. For the protection of those who are in harmony, and the rectification of everything disharmonious, I incarnate myself at every juncture of time.”
यदा-यदा ही धर्मस्य ग्लान्लिर भवति भारतः
अभ्युथानम अधर्मस्य तदात्मानं सृजामि अहम्
Krishna Janmastmi is celebrated for rememorized the birth of Lord Krishna by fasting and feasting. People observe fast on the day of Janmastmi. These are some special Janmashtami Recipes that people make:
Singhare Ki Puri, Kheer, Shrikhand, Gopalkala, Kalakand, Murukku, Peda etc.
Janmashtami Celebrations will be on its high peak as tomorrow 2nd Sep is the day of auspicious Jamastmi 2010. Even after thousands years back, Janmastmi in Mathura is still celebrated with a great admiration, joy and excitement.