Places to visit during Janmashtami
Places to visit during Janmashtami :-Dwarka Dwarka, name describe the meaning of Dwarka is “Gateway to Heaven”. Legend has it that Krishna came here from Mathura here after killing his uncle Kansa. Dwarka is a popular city of Gujarat. It was built by divine architect Vishwakarma in two days. The celebration of Janmashtami in main Dwarkadhish temple is very famous in India. It is also famous for the story of Krishna and Sudama friendship. Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna is celebrated with great splendour. Rows of light are flooded everywhere around temple. Mumbai Here is also a big fan following of Lord Krishna. In there a program of Dahi Handi is very popular all over the world. Everywhere Govinda (a devotees who participate in Dahi Handi program). In Dahi handi program all the Govindas make a tied, like a mountain at the top of it a Dahi Handi is fixed with Rope. One Govinda break the Handi and finish the program. This festival runs for two days. In 2016, it will take place on August 24-25. Throughout India, One of the best places to visit during Janmashtami to experience the festival is in the city of Mumbai. This celebrations take place around 100 of locations across the city and Maharashtra Tourism runs special buses for foreign tourists. Celebration of Janmashtami in around Delhi The celebration of ‘Janmashtami’ celebrated throughout the country with great fervour. The temples are decorated with flowers and lights. Peoples fast until midnight because it is believed that lord Krishna, an Avatar of Vishnu was born exactly at the stoke of midnight. The lord Krishna took birth to kill wicked king of Mathura, Kansa. In Delhi, just like anywhere else, the festival is celebrated with full religious zeal. Now I am telling you some temples in Delhi and nearby areas where you can visit.
- Laxmi Narayan Temple also called as Birla Temple, Delhi
- Iskcon temple, Delhi
- Chattarpur Mandir, Delhi
- Sri Sri Radaha Govind Dev Temple, Noida