The holy month of Shravan is almost coming to an end and one of the most important festivals of this auspicious month is near. Krishna Janmashtami, the celebration of Lord Krishna’s birth falls on the eighth day of the dark fortnight in the month of Shravan. Janmashtami or Gokulashtami is the day that Lord Krishna was born and falls on August 14, 2017, this year. Gokulashtami celebratory wishes in Hindi and English are shared among friends and family through various messaging platforms like Facebook, WhatsApp, etc. The celebration of Janmashtami is followed by a day of festive and grand celebration on Dahi Handi. Krishna Janmashtami 2017 Date: Puja Muhurat, Vrat Vidhi, Fasting, Auspicious timings & Significance of Golkulashtami festival.

‘Janma’ means birth and ‘ashtami’ is the Sanskrit for the eighth day of the fortnight and Krishna Janmashtami is the celebration of Ashtami of Krishna Paksha. Lord Krishna was born to Devaki and Vasudeva on the midnight of Bhadrapada according to the Hindu books. Krishna is the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu and is known as the mighty one whose teachings on life and its various phases is followed by millions. The Krishna Janmashtami celebrations are very important for the Vaishnava communities in various parts of India. And as we prepare for the grand celebrations, here is a compilation of the Best Happy Krishna Janmashtami 2017 messages, WhatsApp GIFs & Facebook Status in Hindi to celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna. Janmashtami Songs 2017: Celebrate the Birth of Lord Krishna with Old & New Bollywood Songs in Hindi.

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WhatsApp Messages: Hota hai pyar kya duniya ko jisne bataya, Dil ke rishton ko jisne prem se sajaya, Aaj us pyar ke dewta ka Birthday hai. Happy Janmashtami.

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WhatsApp Messages: Gokul me hai jinka waas, Gopiyo sang jo karey raas, Devki-Yashoda jinki maiya, aise hamare kishan kanhaiya. May Lord Krishna fulfill all your wishes. Happy Janamashtami!

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WhatsApp Messages: Yashoda ka nandlala birij ka ujala hai. Radha ka shyam wo hai, wo he gokul ka gwala. Happy Janmashtami!

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WhatsApp Messages: Wo Mor Mukut, Wo Nand Lala,  Wo Murli Manohar, Wo Bansi wala, Wo Makhan chor,
Janmashtami ki hardik badhayi.

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WhatsApp Messages: Shree Krishan ki kripa aap par sada bani rahe. Mubarak ho apko janmasthami ka tyohar..

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WhatsApp Messages: Makhan choor hai jis ka naam, Bansi bajana hai jisne kaam, Khushi manao uske janamdin ki, Jisne duniya ko Prem shikhaya. Happy Janamashtami!

Krishna Janmashtami celebrations include Hindus all over the world observing the Gokulashtami fast and celebrating the birth of Lord Krishna at midnight with beautiful bhajans and mantras. While Krishnashtami celebrations are celebrated royally at Mathura and Vrindavan, Gokulashtami Puja and celebrations are also observed by the Vaishnavi communities in Maharashtra, Manipur, Assam, West Bengal, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and other regions. Here is wishing everyone a Happy Janmashtami 2017! (Edited By: Aishwarya Krishnan)