A much-cherished festival is coming up next week, a festival where we celebrate the birth of a mischievous child! What does every parent say when their child is naughty? “Oh, look what our Krishna is up to!”
That’s right, Gokulashtami, or Krishna Jayanthi, or Janmashtami is next week. Is your house getting ready for the festivities? Ours is! We’ve begun cleaning and getting the supplies to make all the special sweets and savories for the day and the rice flour too! After all, it can’t be Gokulashtami without little Krishna’s footsteps entering our home.
While the why we celebrate Gokulashtami or Janmashtami is the same no matter where you are from in India, how you celebrate it can be different.
Listen to learn more about Janmashtami!