With the harmonious tunes of Shehnai and the bass of drums, Janmashtami festival kicked off in Jaipur. Krishna Janmashtami marks the birth of Krishna, the most highly venerated God in the Hindu pantheon. The popular Hindu festival, Janmashtami is a festival of joy and is celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm by the Hindu people. According to the legendary tale, Lord Krishna is presumed to have made his divine appearance at midnight, in the 28th year of Dwapur Yug.
Janmashtami is celebrated with tremendous fervor in Jaipur and the epicenter for these celebrations is the popular Govind Devji Temple in City Palace premises.
From now on, till Janmashtami, the 28th August, 2013, the idols of Radha Govind ji will be placed in a specially decorated swing and the temple would explode with colors and energy.
Thousands of worshipers will multitude the temple and celebrate the festival with an outpouring of poetry, ecstatic music and dance in both classical and common languages amid the soothing sound of temple bells.
Till August28, 2013 temple will follow new time schedule. According to this Gwal Jhanki will be open at 5.45 pm, Sandhya Jhanki at 6.30 pm and Shayan Jhanki at 9.30 pm.
Be a part of the celebration and get engrossed in the melodious ambiance of Janmashtami celebration at Govind Dev ji Temple in Jaipur.