Janmashtami 2012 Date, Janmashtami Festival quotes
Janmashtami is one of the Hindu festivals dedicated to lordKrishna. Janmashtami is celebrated as the birth day of lordKrishna. Lord Krishna is considered to be the reincarnation of Lord Vishnu. Janmashtami is also known as Gokulashtami in North India and Krishna Jayanti or Krishna Asthami in southIndia.
Janmashtami 2012 Date:
Janmashtami is celebrated on the ashtami day of Krishnapaksha (second fortnight) in the month of Shravan. Janmashtami usually comes in the month of July August. This year in 2012, Janmashtami falls on the 10th Day of August 2012. It is saidKrishna was born in Dwapar yug which is about 5000 years ago. Krishna was born atMathura which is about 145 kms fromNew Delhi.
Janmashtami Festival 2012 Celebrations:
Rasleela is a kind of folk dance that is performed on the day of Janmashtami 2012. Rasleela is usually performed by young boys in the age group of 10 to 13 years. Devotees try to visitMathurathe birth place of lordKrishna. A temple was built at the birth place of lord Krishna atMathura. According to on estimate nearly 8 lakh devotees visitMathuraon the day of Janmashtami.
Janmashtami 2012 Festival messages/ quotes:
Wishes and greetings are exchanged among friends and relatives on the day of Janmashtami. In modern day SMS messages through mobiles and email greetings are sent through internet. Some sample SMS messages are “Happy Janmashtami 212”, “Janmashtami 2012 wishes to all devotees of lordKrishna” “wishes for the occasion of Janmashtami 2012”.