Krishna Janmashtami is eminently celebrated as an observance to the lord’s worship on the birth of Vishnu avatar. Festival is celebrated on the eighth day of Hindu calendar in August, he was born to Devaki and Vasudeva couple while being jailed by Devaki’s brother- Kansa.
Krishna itself springs from the Sanskrit word implying navy blue. He’s considered as an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, the eighth child of the couple. Krishna Janmashtami is popularly stated as Janmashtami or Gokulashtami is one of the widely celebrated annual Hindu festivals. Marking the birth of one who is believed to be the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu, this year Janmashtami falls on the 24 August 2019!
Krishna when involved in apprehensive Kurukshetra war rumored athwart in reference to the renowned epic of all the religious writings. The war which was between opposed teams, the Kauravas and the Pandavas, across the Sanskrit literature. It is throughout this symbolic war that Krishna became Arjuna’s Guru, teaching him the meanings of life, ethics, the impermanence of matter and hence the permanency of the soul, true inner peace and differing kinds of yoga to realize the final state of happiness and inner liberation. This spoken communication between Krishna and Arjuna is termed ‘Bhagavad Gita’ (the Song of the Lord) in the Mahabaratha.
As believed that Radha appeared on earth- 5000 years before. This special occasion is implicitly termed as the ‘Radha Ashtami’, celebrated within fifteen days after the Lord Krishna’s birthday, across the month of ‘Bhadrapada’ in the solar calendar in the month of August of Gregorian calendar month. Hindus believe that fasting and praying the god on this day brings blesssed, prosperous and happy life. Radha is claimed to be an avatar of the goddess with the feminine energies of “shakti” for the Hindu deity!
As krishna had favourite places for playing pranks, famous for politely handling the gopis of Vrindavan on the sound of his flute, typically inciting them to travel for secretly performing with ecstasy the ‘dance of divine love’ referred to as ‘Rasa Leela’. Radha was one amongst the gopis which became the beloved of Krishna. The devotion and unconditional love of Radha for Krishna can be seen in the incarnation or representation of the desires from the divine as well as merging from the distinctive relationship between Gods!
Simply, averring Janmashtami is referred to as Gokulashtami or Krishnashtami is one among the notable Hindu festivals that are celebrated across the Asian nations with amusing enthusiasm. Birth of Lord Krishna on this planet was for the foundation of the righteous path for the restoration of religious text- Dharma in its pristine compassionate form. Born on the eighth day of the dark period of Bhadrapada month, Lord Krishna is considered as the epitome of rational thinking, originality and Accomplishment. By praying to the Lord with due diligence, one gets free from sufferings and gets mental peace for a lifetime. This puja is precisely obliging for people expecting pious relations and living because the Lord is immortal with them!