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How to Celebrate Janmashtami

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How to Celebrate Janmashtami

* What is Janmashtami?

* How is Janmashtami Celebrated?

* How to Celebrate Janmashtami at Home

* Celebrating Janmashtami with the Krishna.com/BTG Staff

What is Janmashtami?

Janmashtami commemorates the earthly appearance of Krishna, who is described in India’s sacred writings as God Himself. One of the biggest religious festivals in the world, it is celebrated by nine hundred and thirty million people around the world–and two million in the US alone. To devotees, it’s Christmas and New Year’s in one, a day of deep spiritual renewal and celebration that effectively finishes an old year and begins a fresh one.

But why Janmashtami, you may ask? What’s so special about Krishna, as opposed to any other form of God? It’s His personableness. For every devotee who offers Him love, He reciprocates in uniquely human ways. He is a mischievous son, a romantic lover, a compassionate friend. And on Janmashtami, devotees celebrate Krishna in all of these aspects. For just as Krishna reciprocates individually with His relatives and confidantes, he responds to the distinct feelings and desires held most deeply in the heart of every single worshipper.

So remember that whatever way you worship Krishna on Janmashtami, He will reciprocate with you accordingly. It’s a meditation that makes for an extremely rewarding devotional experience.



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That's really a very nice

That's really a very nice information about Janmashtami. Janmashtami is one of the most famous and biggest festival in the world. In this festival lots of enjoy and happiness. I have really enjoyed reading your blog posts. This festival is one of my favorite. Thanks for sharing such a nice information with us.