Saturday, August 18, 2018
Gujarat

Fairs and Festivals of Gujarat

Festivals


Janmashtami

Janmasthami, the Birthday of Lord Krishna, is celebrated on the twenty-third day in the month of Shravan as per Hindu calendar (August/September). It is celebrated with great fervor at Jagat Mandir in Dwaraka. The idol of Krishna as an infant is worshipped, bhajans are sung all over the state. A fair is held on this day at Jamnagar.

Janmashtami is celebrated all over India with great pomp. Processions where kids dressed as little Krishna are held at various places. More about Janmashtami  

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