Krishna Janmashtami 2022 Date (When is Shri Krishna Janmashtami): According to Hindu scriptures, Lord Krishna was born at midnight. So Janmashtami will be on 18th August. At the same time, some people believe that on 19th August, the whole day will be Ashtami Tithi, and according to Udayatithi, Janmashtami will be celebrated on this day. Know what is Janmashtami date and Puja Muhurta.
Key things: Shri Krishna was born at midnight and will be celebrated on both 18th August and 19th August.
Janmashtami 2022 Date: The festival of Janmashtami is celebrated with great pomp in India. Janmashtami is celebrated mainly in Vrindavan, Barsana, Mathura and Dwarka. On the occasion of Janmashtami, special events are organized in the temples here and night awakenings are also held. Let us tell you that the festival of Janmashtami is celebrated as the birth anniversary of Shri Krishna. That is why the child form of Shri Krishna is worshipped on this day. But there are differences every year regarding the date of the Janmashtami festival. This time also, 18th August and 19th August are being told two days for Janmashtami. Know about the date of Janmashtami, the auspicious time and method of worship.
Shri Krishna Janmashtami 2022 date and auspicious time
Janmashtami date – 18th August 2022, Thursday
Ashtami date starts – Thursday 18th August at 09:21
Ashtami date ends – Friday 19th August till 10:59 pm
Janmashtami 2022 Special Muhurta and Rahukal
Abhijeet Muhurta- 12:05 -12:56
Vriddhi Yoga – Wednesday 17th August 08:56 pm – Thursday 18th August till 0841 pm
Rahukal – Thursday 18th August till 02:06 -03:42 pm
Janmashtami takes place on the Ashtami date
Lord Krishna was born on the eighth day of Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapada month in Rohini Nakshatra. Therefore, there is a law to worship Janmashtami on the Ashtami date. According to the Panchang, the night of 18th August 2022 will start from 09:21 Ashtami date. Dhruv and Vriddhi Yoga are also being formed on this day. Ashtami Tithi will end on 19th August 2022 at 10:50 pm. In such a situation, some people will keep fast on Janmashtami only on 18th August and will worship.
Let us tell that people who believe in Vaishnava sect and Smarta sect celebrate Janmashtami with different rules. According to some astrologers, Lord Krishna was born on Ashtami Tithi at 12 o’clock in the night and on 19th August, the whole day will be Ashtami Tithi and sunrise will also happen on this day. Therefore Janmashtami should be celebrated on 19th August. On the other hand, Janmashtami will be celebrated on 19th August in the temples of Dwarkadhish Temple, Banke Bihari Temple and Mathura.
Janmashtami Puja Method
On Janmashtami, wake up in the morning, take a bath, and keep fast for the whole day. Bath Lord Krishna with Ganges water and milk, and wear new clothes and adorn him with peacock crown, flute, Vaijayanti garland, Kundli, Tulsi Dal, Kundal etc. Decorate the swing of Lord Krishna with flower garlands. In worship, offer fruits, flowers, makhana, butter, sugar candy, sweets, dry fruits etc., to Shri Krishna and light incense lamps. After this, worship Shri Krishna again after 12 nights, swing him on a swing and do aarti. After this, distribute the prasad among all. After worship on Janmashtami, bhajan-kirtans are also performed and night awakenings are also held on this day in many temples.