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Krishna Janmashtami – Shobha Yatra

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Krishna Janmashtami

Krishna Janmashtami, a festival that marks the celebration of the birth of Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu is commonly known as Janmashtami.

Ashtami Rohini

The festival, also known as Ashtami Rohini, Sree Krishna Jayanthi or Krishnashtami and as Gokulashtami or Gokula Ashtami in the northern region of India, is considered important by the Hindu community, is widely celebrated by the devotees of Lord Krishna.

 

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Krishna Janmashtami – Shobha Yathra – Feminine form (Gopika)of Krishna

Janmashtami is celebrated on the basis of Hindu luni-solar calendar, on the eighth day (Ashtami) of the Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) in the month of Shraavana of the Hindu Calendar. Shraavana month falls during the months of August and September in the Gregorian calendar.

Janmashtami – Sobha Yathra

Sobha Yathra is the another significance of the janmashtami celebrations. Krishna devotees bring their children dressed as Baby Krishna (Unnikkannan) to participate in the Shobha Yathra. Singers and dancers praise Lord Krishna with music and dance in the Sobha Yathra.

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Krishna-Janmashtami – Shobha Yatra – Little Krishna
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Krishna-Janmashtami – Shobha Yatra – Mother with her infant Krishna
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Krishna-Janmashtami – Shobha Yatra – Chenda Melam
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Krishna-Janmashtami – Shobha Yatra – Child Krishna
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Krishna Janmashtami – Shobha Yatra
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Krishna Janmashtami – Shobha Yatra
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Krishna Janmashtami – Shobha Yatra – Dancing children

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A graphic designer by profession, having found a hobby in photography, in this blog I share my photographs along with a little information on it.

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