Shri Krishna Janmashtami or Gokulashtami Festival Celebrations in TamilNadu
The most auspicious and important function for the Lord "Sri Krishna" which is known Shri Krishna Janmashtami or Gokulashtami festivals are celebrated in Tamil Nadu by the people of Hindu religions with with great pomp and show and in a very grand manner. This festival is very important to the children and they are enjoying this festival with joy and fun. In Gujarat, This festival is celebrated in high level and the people of Gujarat are very much interested in this function and they celebrates this festival for one week. The Lord Krishna's birth was considered as the eighth avatar of the Lord Vishnu and this birth date of Lord Krishna is celebrated as Krishnashtami, Saatam Aatham, Gokulashtami, Ashtami Rohini, Srikrishna Jayanti, Sree Jayanti or Janmashtami. In south India, particularly in Tamil Nadu, The people decorates the floor of their house with footprints that makes a path way and the people believes that the Lord Krishna will come on the path way to take butters from their home. The Lord Krishna liked butters in childhood more and more. Read more about Tamilnadu festivals here!
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Shri Krishna Janmashtami or Gokulashtami Festival Celebrations dates and importance pooja
Shri Krishna Janmashtami festivals are celebrated on 28th August 2013 in Tamil Nadu. This festival is not only celebrated in Tamil Nadu and it is celebrated in all the states of India in a very rich level. The people will observe fasting on the whole day and do not eat anything and prepares sweet and butter related items in their home to offer to the Lord Krishna. The butter milk and butter related sweets and items are traditionally prepared in many houses on that day for the Lord Krishna. The worship and various poojas will be held on the day of Shri Krishna Janmashtami or Gokulashtami festivals in the temple of Sri Krishna in full day. The peoples will make their children by putting the dress as the Lord Sri Krishna and the children are participating in many competitions to act as the Lord Krishna.
Gokulashtami Festival Celebrations in Schools
Gokulashtami festivals are also celebrated in many private and government schools in Tamilnadu in a very rich and comport by involving the students. The government, Parents and Teachers association of Schools, The School management are arranging and conducting various types of competitions to their students based on their levels. The School managements and governments are also allocating sufficient funds to conduct the various programmes in the day of Krishna Jayanthi to remember the Lord Sri Krishna.