Krishna Janmashtami 2021 - An auspicious day to worship and attract Luck
By: Future Point | 29-Aug-2021Views : 641
Lord Krishna, an epitome of Hindu philosophy and the most revered God across the world is known to curb all obstacles in one’s life leading to ultimate bliss. Lord Krishna is believed to be an incarnation of Lord Vishnu- the preserver.
During this incarnation, God not only established religion but also explained the importance of love to the world. The knowledge of Gita given to Arjuna in Kurukshetra is equally relevant in modern times in the compilation “Bhagwad Gita”.
Krishna Janamashtmi is the birthday of Lod Krishna and he gets very pleased with his devotees if he is worshiped with devotion. As per astrology, on the day of Janmashtami, if people worship Him according to their zodiac sign, then it will be of great benefit.
Date and timings
The birth anniversary of Lord Shri Krishna will be celebrated on 30 August. Lord Krishna had incarnated on the earth on Ashtami of Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapada month in Dwapara Yuga. He is considered to be the eighth incarnation of Lord Narayana. This year, on Janmashtami 2021, the same yogas which were present on the day of his birth will be present on this Janmashtami falling on Monday.
Nishita Puja Time - 12:17 AM to 01:03 AM, Aug 31
Duration - 00 Hours 46 Mins
Dahi Handi: Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Astrological significance of Janmashtmi
In scriptures there is a mention of 4 MAHARATRIS i.e. powerful nights for performing saadhna or spiritual practices and they are named as 'Shiv Ratri', 'Holi Ratri', 'Diwali ratri' and 'Janmashtmi ratri'.
The night of krishna janmashtami is said to support the activation of spells, tantra-mantra sidhis, totkas etc. Due to this reason tantriks, spiritual practitioners, aghoris, spell casters etc wait for this night to come.
General people can also attract the blessings by chanting Hare Krishna Hare Rama the whole of this night. This night is believed to be divine and magical and one can feel the divine blessings spread everywhere.
One should not consume any grain during the fasting on Krishna Janmashtami until the fast is broken on the next day after the sunrise. The rules are somewhat similar to the Ekadashi fasting. The devotees eat only once a day before this festival. On the fasting day, observe a long day fast and break it on the next day when both Rohini Nakshatra and Ashtami Tithi are over.
Wear clothes according to your zodiac sign to get the blessings of Lord Krishna-
Aries: People of this zodiac should make the Lord wear red clothes and should offer Makhan-mishri to Lord Krishna.
Taurus: The people of this zodiac should make the Lord wear white clothes and adorn them with silver ornaments. Offer butter as bhog to the Lord.
Gemini: People of this zodiac should make the Lord wear lehariya (a kind of pattern) and should definitely include curd in the things while preparing bhog for Krishna.
Cancer: People of this zodiac should worship God after decorating Him in white clothes. Offer saffron and milk too.
Leo: People of this zodiac should choose pink colored clothes for God and offer Makhan-mishri as prasadam.
Virgo: People of this zodiac will get benefit by worshiping God adorned in green clothes. Along with this, offer mawa ki barfi.
Libra: People of this zodiac should choose saffron or pink colored clothes for Bal Gopal. Also, apart from butter-mishri, offer ghee or ghee preparations.
Scorpio: People of this zodiac should offer Makhan or curd to God after adorning Him in red clothes.
Sagittarius: People of this zodiac should make Kanha ji wear yellow colored clothes and offer yellow sweets.
Capricorn: It will be auspicious for the people of this zodiac to select orange colored attire for Krishna kanhaiya. Together with other delicacies one should also offer sugar candy in prasadam.
Aquarius: People of this zodiac should make Kanha ji wear blue clothes. Offer balushahi sweet in the bhog as well.
Pisces: People of this zodiac should offer saffron and mawa barfi to God while decorating Him in Pitambari or yellow clothes.
The method of observing fast and offering puja:
- The fast commences at the sunrise and ends post-sunrise the next day. Follow all the rules, while keeping the fast.
- After getting free of your morning routine, recite 'Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaaye" mantra as many times as you wish.
- If you have kept an idol of Bal Krishna in your temple at home, you should decorate the same with fancy clothes and jewellery, as per your will and capacity, and celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna at midnight. Make panjiri – the traditional sweet associated with this festival - and white butter as prasadam to Bal Krishna.
- Offer 56 bhog (food items) or other tasty things to Bal Krishna the next day. You may now end your Janmashtami fast and eat after offering food to Bal Krishna.
Wishing Everyone Happy Krishna Janmashtami!
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