Krishna Janmashtami 2023: Festival of Janmashtami celebrated in Dehradun Kishanpur Ardhanarishwar Temple.

Krishna Janmashtami 2023: The festival of Janmashtami was celebrated with pomp at the Ardhanarishwar temple located on Kishanpur Canal Road, Dehradun. A grand tableau of Lord Krishna was decorated in the temple and Dahi Handi was broken at 12:15 pm. The youth worked hard to break the Dahi Handi and in the end a young team won a prize of Rs 2500.

Hindu festivals are being celebrated in this way in Dehradun. It is an effort of the temple priests and local people to celebrate this festival in a more grand manner.

Janmashtami is celebrated every year on the Ashtami date of Krishna Paksha of Bhado month. Houses and temples are specially decorated on this day. There is a tradition of celebrating Krishna Janmotsav at midnight in conjunction with Ashtami Tithi and Rohini Nakshatra.

The festival of Janmashtami is being celebrated with pomp across the country today. From Mathura-Vrindavan to different states of the country, chants of Hare Rama-Hare Krishna are echoing in the temples since morning. It is auspicious to worship the idol of Shri Krishna in the form of Laddu Gopal, the child form. By the way, there is an idol of Laddu Gopal made of gold, silver and brass. But worshiping the idol of Ashtadhatu is beneficial.

Krishna Janmashtami 2023
Krishna Janmashtami 2023

Krishna Janmashtami 2023 is being celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm across the country. The excitement of Shri Krishna’s birth anniversary is being seen everywhere. On this occasion, Dahi Handi festival inspired by Bal Leela of Lord Shri Krishna is celebrated in Mumbai and Thane. As soon as the sun rises, the echo of ‘Govinda Aala Re Aala’ is being heard in the streets. Teams of Govidas from different parts of Mumbai and Thane have left to break Dahi Handi i.e. Matki.

Krishna Janmashtami 2023
Krishna Janmashtami 2023

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has prepared 125 beds in BMC hospitals as a precautionary measure in view of the possibility of ‘Govinda’ getting injured during the Dahi Handi festival. The BMC has prepared ten beds in Sion Hospital, seven beds in KEM Hospital, four beds in Nair Hospital and the rest in various government hospitals in the city and suburbs. Health officers and staff have been deployed in three shifts to treat the injured Govindas in these hospitals, who have been instructed to keep injections, medicines and surgery materials ready.

Like every year, this time also leaders of political parties have participated enthusiastically in the Dahi Handi festival. On the occasion of Janmashtami, prizes worth lakhs have been kept for this popular festival celebrated in Mumbai and Thane for decades. This reward has been decided on the basis of the height of the human pyramid (Thar).

Highest Dahi-Handi will be installed here in Mumbai and Thane:

1) Thane – Sanskriti Yuva Pratishthan

Organizer- MLA Pratap Sarnaik
Venue – Thane Municipal Corporation School Ground, Vartak Nagar, Thane

2) Thane- MNS Dahi Handi festival

Organizer – MNS leader Avinash Jadhav

Location – Bhagwati Maidan, Vishnu Nagar, Naupada, Thane

3) Thane – Dighe Sahebanchi Handi (Shiv Sena) Manachi Handi

Guide – Chief Minister Eknath Shinde

Location- Tembi Naka, Thane

4) Ram Kadam Dahi Handi

BJP MLA Ram Kadam has once again claimed to set up India’s largest Dahi Handi in Ghatkopar, Mumbai. Although the amount of its reward has not been disclosed.

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