On the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami,Bring a cradle for Krishna and get wealth money, prosperity, happiness as well as the pleasure of having a child and the fulfillment of all desires.
On this day, each and every house with its courtyard and all the streets and mohallasare decorated like a bride in the happiness of Krishna"s birth. In numerable dainty dishes are prepared in each and every house. Panjiri and panchamrit is also prepared with a lot of chanting of bhajans and kirtan. Sound of Shankh, Ghanta and Ghariyal etc. reverberates everywhere and people sing devotional songs like the one given below on this great occasion of lord Krishna"s birth.
Nand ke Anand Bhaye Jay Kanhaiya Lal ki
javanan ko hathi ghora, budhan ko palki
On the day of Janmashtami one who swings the cradle of Nandlala gets all the worldly pleasures and in the end attains vaikunth. Such a swinging of bal gopal in his cradle creates the chances of family enhancement. It gives a divine child. It is also supposed that Bhagwan Narayan himself blesses such devotees with the pacification of their pitra doshas.