Janmashtami 2022 Date in India: August 18 or 19? Know when is Krishna Janmashtami 2022

written by Rajan Nath | August 17, 2022

Janmashtami 2022 Date and Shubh Muhurat in India: Krishna Janmashtami, is a widely celebrated Indian festival that commemorates the celebration of the birth of Lord Krishna.

Notably, Lord Krishna was an avatar of Lord Vishnu who is one of the three of the Hindu trinity. Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated on the 8th day of the Krishna Paksha in the month of Shraavana of Bhadrapad.

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Janmashtami 2022 Date in India

Just like Rakhi, there is a confusion regarding the date of Janmashtami 2022 in India. Some believe that the festival is on August 18 while some believe it is on August 19.

This year, Krishna Janmashtami will be celebrated from August 18 and will continue the next day i.e. August 19, as per the Drik Panchang.

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The Drik Panchang also added that the “Midnight moment will fall on 12:25 AM, August 19”. Notably, this will be the 5249th birth anniversary of Lord Krishna.

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Janmashtami 2022 Shubh Muhurat in India

The auspicious time to celebrate Janmashtami is from 12:20 am to 1:05 am at midnight on August 18 (technically August 19). The duration of the shubh muhurat for puja will be 45 minutes.

Janmashtami is celebrated every year, especially in Mathura, which is the birthplace of Lord Krishna, and Vrindavan, where Krishna spent his entire childhood. One of the rituals followed on Janamashtami Dahi handi.

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