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Krishna Janmashtami 2019: The story of Lord Krishna’s birth


Krishna is the god of love, tenderness and compassion. Hindu mythology portrays him as a prankster, a gentle lover, a universal supreme being and child-like God.(Instagram /vrindavan.krishna)

Janmashtami, also known as Krishna Janmashtami or Gokulashtami, is a major Hindu festival in India and celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna, who happened to be the eighth incarnation or avatar of Lord Vishnu, the supreme God of the Hindus. The eighth day of the Shravana month or Ashtami as per Hindu lunar calendar marks Janmashtami, and will be celebrated on August 24 (Saturday) this year.

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