Celebrating the birth of Lord Krishna, the savior of justice and righteousness, on Krishna Janmashtami this August in Nepal
One of the Avatars of Vishnu, a Hindu-Trinity Deity, Krishna is revered as the ultimate leader of Hindu religion.
Krishna Janmashtami (Nepali: कृष्ण जन्माष्टमी) is a festival observing the birth of lord Krishna. This festival is also known as Krishn Ashtami, Saatam Aatham, Gokulashtami, Ashtami Rohini and Sri krishna Jayanti, which falls on the 8th day of the dark lunar fortnight (Krishna Paksha).
The day is marked with observant fasting the entire day. It’s widely celebrated by the Hindus living around the world, however, it’s mainly observed in India, Nepal and Bangladesh.
In Bhagavad Gita, Krishna said,
Whenever there is predominance of evil and decline of good doings (religion), I will reincarnate again and again to end the evil and to save the Dharma (good)”. Krishna Janmashtami is celebration of victory of good and Dharma over devil and bad power.
Therefore, the festive holds a value of eliminating evils from the…
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