Shri Krishna Janmashtami Significance, Mythology and Auspicious Muhurat 2022
Shri Krishna Janmashtami is one of the most celebrated major festivals across India. It is an annual festival, which is celebrated with great enthusiasm on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. This is a very important festival of Lord Shri Krishna. On this day, devotees observe the rituals and traditions, observe fast till Rohini Nakshatra and Ashtami Tithi and offer prayers as per the rituals.
According to Hindu texts, Lord Krishna came to this world on this day as the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu and the destroyer of evil. Ancient Hindu literature including the Bhagavad Gita and the Bhagavata Purana clearly tells the story of Lord Krishna’s birth that since his birth, every 8th day of the Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapada month is celebrated as Krishna Janmashtami.
Mythology or History
Lord Krishna is the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. We all know from Mahabharata that Lord Krishna was born to kill the demon Kansa, who was his maternal uncle. Whenever there is some imbalance regarding peace and prosperity in the universe, it is said that Lord Vishnu must come in some form or avatar to save humanity from the demons.
Lord Krishna was born to Vasudeva and Devaki biologically in a cellular jail in Dwapara Yuga but Vasudev had to cross the Yamuna river on a stormy night to hand over his child to a friend so that the child could be saved from the evil hands of Kansa. be saved. Then Vasudev took Lord Krishna to the house of Maiya Yashodha of Gokul area of Mathura. Thus Maiya Yashodha and Nanda were the foster parents of Lord Krishna.
From childhood, Lord Krishna had emerged as a wonderful child. Whenever there was any crisis in Nandgaon, only Lord Shri Krishna used to save everyone from getting in trouble. Slowly people started believing in him. Seeing his pastimes, the villagers considered themselves lucky and celebrated the birth of Krishna in a grand manner.
Krishna Janmashtami Importance
Lord Shri Krishna has a lot of recognition across the country. People keep fast on the day of Krishna Janmashtami. The night awakening is performed by singing devotional songs of love for Krishna, and after Krishna’s midnight birth, the infant Krishna’s forms are bathed and dressed, then placed in the cradle.
After bathing the form of Kanha ji and making it sit in the cradle, the devotees and devotees break their fast or fast and the women draw small footprints outside the door of their house and kitchen, walk towards their house, which is Krishna. It symbolizes the journey to their homes. People decorate their homes with flowers, diyas and lights. The temples are also beautifully decorated and lit. The festival is celebrated across the country, but in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh (especially in Mathura and Vrindavan), the celebrations are particularly spectacular.
Krishna Janmashtami auspicious time 2022
This year there is a situation of doubt among people regarding the date of Janmashtami as some people believe that Janmashtami is on Thursday 18th August, while others believe that it will be celebrated on Friday i.e. 19th August. That is why we are going to tell the auspicious time of Krishna Janmashtami according to the Panchang to clear all your doubts.
Vriddhi Yoga starts from 08:56 PM on 17th August
Vriddhi Yoga ends – till 08:41 PM of 18th August
Dhruva Yoga starts from -18th August 08:41 PM
Dhruva Yoga ends – August 19 till 08:59 PM
Beginning of Ashtami Tithi – on 18th August from 09:21 PM
Ashtami date ends – 19th August till 10:59 PM
Beginning of Rohini Nakshatra – on August 20 from 01:53 AM
Rohini Nakshatra ends – till 04:44 AM on 21st August
This year Ashtami will start from 09:21 pm on 18 Tariq (Thursday) of Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapada month and will end at 10.59 pm on 19 August (Friday).