Janmashtami 2020 has special significance in Sanatan Dharma. The birth anniversary of Shri Krishna is celebrated with pomp across the country. Janmashtami is celebrated on the Ashtami date of Krishna Paksha of the month of Bhadrapada. This year the festival falls on 12 August 2020. On Janmashtami people keep fast to please Shri Krishna and get his blessings. On Janmashtami, swings are also decorated for his child-gopal.
Today we are telling you some unknown and mysterious things related to the life of Shri Krishna, which every Kanha devotee should know.
Janmashtami is a Hindu festival and a Gazetted holiday in many regions of India. It may be known as Gokulashtami or Sreekrishna Jayanthi in some regions. According to the Hindu calendar, Janmashtami is celebrated on the Ashtami (eighth day) of Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) in the month of Shravana or Bhadra (in the Hindu calendar, there is a leap month once every three years). In India, is a Gazetted holiday in Bihar, Chandigarah, Chattisgarah, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Miizoram, Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. In Tamil Nadu this holiday is known as Sri Krishna Jayanti. This year, Krishna Janmashtami 2020 will be observed on Wednesday, 12 August Krishna Janmashtami 2020 in Bihar .