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Krishna Janmashtami

Witness the vibrancy of the Krishna Janmashtami at Jaipur

Krishna Janmashtami

| Witness the vibrancy of the Krishna Janmashtami at Jaipur |

Krishna Janmashtami is a Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Sri Krishna who was the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu. Also known as Janmashtami or Gokulashtami, the festival usually observed in the month of August or September and is celebrated with great pomp and show all across the Indian sub-continent. Although Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated across all Indian states, the celebrations in Mathura and Vrindavan, where Sri Krishna had spent most of his life are considered to be extremely special. Krishna Janmashtami is also celebrated in Nepal, Fiji, Bangladesh and many more countries across the world.

Highlights of Krishna Janmashtami

  • Pujas are conducted on the day of the festival
  • Recitals of the Bhagwat Purana and Bhagavad Gita
  • Performances of dance-drama, Rasa Leela
  • Toddlers are dressed like Krishna and Gopis
  • Savor the delicious Indian cuisine
  • Presentation of folk dances and bhajans at temples


What to expect!

  • Krishna devotees keep night vigil with lots of dancing and singing
  • ‘Dahi Handi’ breaking competitions
  • Procession of the idol of Sri Krishna
  • Houses are decorated with kolams, a decorative pattern drawn on the floor with rice batter
  • Wonderfully decorated temples and homes

Connectivity to venue:

  • Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated with great zeal at Jaipur in the Govind Devji Temple located within the City Palace complex, ISKON temple, and other Sri Krishna temples in Jaipur
  • Jaipur airport has flight connectivity with major Indian cities like Mumbai and Delhi
  • International travelers can take connecting flights to Jaipur from Indian metro cities like Delhi or Mumbai
  • Jaipur is well connected to all Indian cities due to the state’s well-developed road infrastructure
  • Our guide will escort you to the venue and update you with all the information related to the festival and its customs

Important Information:

  • Dress modestly while visiting temples or places of religious worship
  • Pack light and breezy clothes while you travel to Jaipur during the summers
  • Carry sunscreen, scarfs, or hats to protect yourself from the heat
  • India experiences a surge in the number of visitors during the festival season.
  • It is recommended that you book your tour in advance to avoid any issues due to the lack of availability of a good hotel or vehicle.
  • Contact our travel connoisseurs for the exact dates of the festival if you plan your India visit during Krishna Janmashtami.

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