Ashtami Rohini 2012 Date

Ashtami Rohini 2012, Krishna Jayanthi 2012 Date, Sri Jayanthi 8th September 2012, Ashtami Rohini in Kerala and Tamilnadu

Ashtami Rohini is also known as Srikrishna jayanti or Sri Jayanti. This festival is celebrated to commemorate the Jayanti (birthday) of lord  Sri Krishna. Ashtami Rohini is observed on Rohini nakshatra day in Chingam month of Malayalam calendar. In 2012, Ashtami Rohini date in Kerala is on September 8.

On Ashtami Rohini day, devotees recite slogans and mantras of Lord Sri Krishna. Another important custom of Shri Krishna Jayanti is singing of Krishna Bhajans. People involve in dance performances that portray the life of Lord Krishna. Butter, buttermilk and sweets are offered to the Lord Sri Krishna on this day.

On the Ashtami Rohini festival occasion, Lord Sri Krishna Temples are decorated with oil lamps (Deepa) and festival celebration continues till early hours of morning. Thousands of devotees visit the temples on Ashtami Rohini day to get a glimpse krishna in full decoration. Special feasts will be arranged by temple authorities on Krishna Jayanti day for devotees.

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