Hathi Ghoda Paal Ki Jai Kanhaiya Laal Ki!
This day is celebrated throughout the country with great passion of faith and love in hearts of several devotees with their warmth of worship in temples. In Delhi there are many beautiful Janmashtami fairs organised throughout the city with great enthusiasm and devotion.
People visit the fairs to offer their sacred prayers, see the tableaux of Lord Krishna’s mischievous childhood tales and the journey of killing Kansa, his evil uncle.
These fairs are quite captivating for kids as the colours of beautiful tableaux depicting mischiefs of Lord Krishna are very much fascinating. The fairs observe a variety of yummy food and swings among other activities. One must visit such fairs this day to witness the true colours of Indian Culture.
Grab A Bite
Tangy chaat stalls
Buttery Pao bhaji
Amritsari naans and kulcha’s
Chowmein and Burgers
There are many scumptous stalls to binge on!
Not to miss
“Prasadam”, commonly offered in form of Panchamrit, Panjiri, milk prepared dishes or fruits.
Must Ride on
There are many stage shows as well and little kids dress up alike Lord Krishna and radharaani in pretty colorful attires.
There are many Fairs organised in the city, one of the biggest fair setups at Punjabi Bagh Ramleela Ground, West Delhi.
Apart from Tableaux fairs, the big temples of the city observe overnight celebrations as it is considered that Lord Krishna was born at midnight.
You can visit and celebrate Janmashtami at any temple, at any point of time as they all are kept open for darshan entire day. Few of the most famous temples to witness Janmashtami are listed here:
- Iskon Temple, East of Kailash, Delhi
- Akshardham Temple, National Highway 24, Near Noida
- Birla Mandir
- Chattarpur Mandir
- Sri sri Radha Govind Temple, Noida
Mathura and Vrindavan Temples are major places linked with Lord Krishna and these places observe significant Janmashtami celebrations. Mathura and Vrindavan are just 3 hour drive from Delhi. You can enjoy a short day trip and indulge yourself in holy celebrations and devoted prayers on this day.
Catch Now wishes you all Happy Jamashtami! much love