Janmashtami 2020: Twitter is abuzz with Janmashtami greetings as folks from throughout the nation are posting lovely footage of Lord Krishna and messages of peace and happiness. Also called Gokulashtami, Janmashtami is without doubt one of the hottest festivals in India. The day is devoted to celebrating the birthday of Lord Krishna.
In line with the scriptures, Lord Krishna was born on ashtami (eighth) within the Krishna Paksha or the brand new moon part of Bhadrapada (August-September). Devotees of Lord Krishna beautify their properties with flowers, lights and rangoli on Janmashtami. Particular milk-based meals is made as choices to Lord Krishna.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman greeted folks on Twitter. “Welcomed Him residence, and supplied all issues expensive to Him. Jai Shree Krishna,” she wrote. Textile Minister Smriti Irani additionally posted a phenomenal message on Janmashtami.
Janmashtami greetings. Welcomed Him residence, and supplied all issues expensive to Him. Jai Shree Krishna. pic.twitter.com/zAOqXpiWTu
— Nirmala Sitharaman (@nsitharaman) August 11, 2020
वसुदेवसुतं देवं कंसचाणूरमर्दनम्।
देवकीपरमानन्दं कृष्णं वंदे जगद्गुरुम्।।
भगवान कृष्ण के जन्मोत्सव श्री कृष्ण जन्माष्टमी की समस्त देशवासियों को हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं।
जय श्री कृष्ण! pic.twitter.com/tnMFecoDBr
— Smriti Z Irani (@smritiirani) August 11, 2020
Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri posted a video on Lord Krishna and wrote, “…Rejoice the enjoyment and bliss of beginning of Shri Krishna this Janmashtami.”
Banwari, Muralidhar, Gopal…
100 names & 100 manifestations!
Lord Krishna is the essence of all compassion, tenderness, love on the earth!
Rejoice the enjoyment & bliss of beginning of Shri Krishna this #Janmashtami.
श्री कृष्णा जन्माष्टमी की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएँ। pic.twitter.com/wxMwHhNMqp
— Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) August 12, 2020
Baby rights activist and Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi, wrote on the microblogging web site, “Krishna’s life is free, simple and full. From stealing butter in his childhood to unbreakable friendship with Sudama and Draupadi…his life offers the message of immortality and selfless service…Glad Janmashtami.”
This 12 months, Dahi Handi, a competition synonymous with Mumbai on Janmashtami isn’t being celebrated. The necessity to preserve social distance amid the coronavirus pandemic implies that not solely will the celebrations be low-key, for one in every of its greatest festivals, a variety of small companies that rely on revelry for a bit of their revenue will even be hit laborious.
The spectacular Dahi Handi celebrations draw 1000’s, together with celebrities, out of their properties in Mumbai yearly. This 12 months almost 1,200 Dahi Handi organisers have determined to not rejoice the competition and the state authorities has additionally appealed to folks to keep away from any exercise that will end in crowding.
Glad Janmashtami 2020!