7 things to add to Janmashtami celebration

Janmashtami, the joyous celebration of Lord Krishna’s birth, is a time when devotees come together to rejoice in the spirit of love and devotion. While books and scriptures are a significant part of this celebration, there’s so much more you can add to your festivities without delving into the depths of pain or heartache. In this blog post, we’ll explore seven delightful additions that will enhance your Janmashtami celebration.

Delectable Sweets and Snacks

7 things to add to Janmashtami celebration

One way to celebrate Janmashtami is by making Krishna’s favorite foods, such as Butter and Sweets. Prepare or buy delicious treats like homemade butter, sweets like ‘Pedas‘ and ‘Laddoos,’ and share them with your loved ones.

Vibrant Decorations

7 things to add to Janmashtami celebration

Enhance the festive atmosphere with colorful decorations. Adorn your Home and Temple with flowers, rangoli, and vibrant fabrics to create a welcoming and joyful ambiance.

Beautiful Attire

7 things to add to Janmashtami celebration

Dressing up in Traditional Indian Attire can be a wonderful way to participate in the celebration. Don’t forget to include a little Krishna-inspired ornamentation, like a peacock feather in your hair.

Mesmerizing Melodies

7 things to add to Janmashtami celebration

Music is a universal language that transcends our minds. Play Devotional Songs and Bhajans that celebrate Lord Krishna’s life and teachings. You can even try your hand at playing a musical instrument or dancing to the melodious tunes.

Crafting with Love

7 things to add to Janmashtami celebration

Engage in creative activities with your friends and family. Make Krishna-themed crafts, such as hand-painted clay pots or little flutes. This is a joyful way to celebrate without re-opening emotional wounds.

Acts of Kindness

7 things to add to Janmashtami celebration

In honor of Lord Krishna, spread love and kindness in your community. Donate to any temple, volunteer your time, or simply perform random acts of kindness. Focusing on positive actions can be deeply fulfilling.

Meditation and Contemplation

7 things to add to Janmashtami celebration

Reflect on Lord Krishna’s teachings and his philosophy of life. Spend some quiet time meditating, contemplating, and hearing Lord Krishna’s past times. This practice can help you name the pain without inviting it back into your heart.

7 things to add to Janmashtami celebration
Background Image: Sri Yamuna Ji (Keshi Ghat)

Janmashtami is a time to celebrate the love, greatness, and joy that Lord Krishna brought into the world. While we may encounter pain and challenges in life, we can choose to focus on the positive aspects of this beautiful celebration. By incorporating these seven delightful additions into your Janmashtami festivities, you can create a memorable and enriching experience that honors Lord Krishna without reopening old wounds.

Happy Janmashtami !

May Lord Krishna Bless You !

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  1. Sam September 5, 2023 at 2:05 am - Reply

    Hati Ghora Palki Jai Kanhaiya lal Ki

  2. Reader September 5, 2023 at 3:46 pm - Reply

    Every details is worth reading and special to do on this holy day.

  3. Sudeshna Banerjee September 9, 2023 at 1:00 pm - Reply

    This is a really helpful post. Thankyou so much.

  4. RANJEETA NATH GHAI September 18, 2023 at 2:46 pm - Reply

    Each year, Janmashtami is celebrated with much enthusiasm and devotion in our house. The most enjoyable part of the festival is preparing for decorations from Jhoola to clothes we really dig for it.

  5. Sandy N Vyjay September 18, 2023 at 4:27 pm - Reply

    I really like the way you have incorporated new things to do into the Janmashtami festival. Sweets and festivities are of course mandatory, but books and music, meditation and contemplation are sure to make the festival special.

  6. Kiran K Adharapuram September 18, 2023 at 9:32 pm - Reply

    Janmashtami is a festival with religious fervor. Your thoughts are really inspiring and gave me excellent ideas for the celebrations. My favorite part of any festival is the sweets and attire. Wishing you a happy Janmashtami.

  7. Amy Singh September 19, 2023 at 1:01 pm - Reply

    This is what i love about Indian festivals. Full of joy. The fancy decorations and delicious snacks, meeting friends and families. I am loving this vibe already.

  8. Kriti September 19, 2023 at 6:25 pm - Reply

    This is an amazing post this year we made jhula from scratch and decorated it
    It’s amazing how little things brings entire family together

  9. Meenakshi Kaur September 20, 2023 at 11:17 am - Reply

    Absolutely loved your article! These creative ideas will surely add a delightful twist to our Janmashtami celebrations. Can’t wait to try them out with family and friends.

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