The most awaited celebration of Braj is the birthday of their beloved Lord Krishna. The birth of the King of Braj, Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated with great zeal in every part of Braj but the most colourful and joyful celebration of Krishna Janmashtami is witnessed in Sri Dham Vrindavan. Janmashtami in Vrindavan is also referred as Gokulashtami and is celebrated on the eighth day of no moon in the Hindu month of Bhadrapad. Thousands of devotees visit Vrindavan to enjoy the birthday of Kanha and feel overjoyed and full of energy after being a part of this sacred celebration.
The celebrations of Krishna Janmashtami in Vrindavan are believed to be the most divine and soul-soothing. The reason behind this high- end divinity is the association of the city with Lord Krishna. Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2018 shall be celebrated on 2nd of September. All the temples of the city perform mystic rituals on this day that enthral not only pilgrims but every person present on the pious land. On the eve of Janmashtami, the city is decorated with flowers, lights and religious flags. The beautiful decorations of the temples embark a place in every Krishna devotee’s heart, and it is hard to forget the same throughout life. For them visiting Vrindavan is a splendid opportunity, treasured for life.
Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated throughout the world, but the spell of Krishna Janmashtami celebration in Vrindavan is worth cherishing. In the city, Janmashtami is a two-day celebration and starts with the Maha Abhishek of Lord Krishna followed by multiple rituals. Each temple has their own and special way to celebrate this festival. In temples like Bankey Bihari Ji, Radha Vallabh ji and Goda Vihar Maha-abhishekam is performed on the midnight while in Radha Raman ji mandir, the maha-abhishekam is performed in the afternoon of the same day. Devotional songs, nandotsav and raasleelas are a few rituals performed on the following day. The popularity of the festival in the city is such that, with every passing year the inclination of pilgrims to visit the city on this day has increased. Every spiritual hearted person intends to spend the divine day in the Braj region.
Sri Krishna Janmashtami is the most auspicious festival for brajwasis, as it is the day when their beloved almighty appeared on the earth to save them from the evil devil powers. In Vrindavan, for brajwasis the celebration of Krishna Janmashtami is not like any other festival it is the festival that portrays the pious relation of devotees and their almighty. The joy and pure feelings attached to this festival can be experienced by anyone. Visiting Vrindavan on the festival lets you experience the height of divinity of the festival in the city.
Brijwale suggests you visit Vrindavan on Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2018 and be a part of this festivity to experience the love for Lord in its purest form.