Ashtami Rohini or Sri Krishna Jayanthi is the celebration commemorating the avatar of Lord Krishna and thus the day is dedicated to Lord Krishna. Ashtami Rohini is also called Krishna Jayanti, Gokulashtami, Krishna Janmashtami, Janmashtami, Nandotsav etc.

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Ashtami Rohini 2020 is on September 10, Thursday

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South Indian states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh celebrate Sri Krishna Jayanthi on September 10, however in North India Janmashtami is celebrated on August 11, 2020 Tuesday.

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Children dressed as Lord Krishna on the occasion of Sri Krishna Jayanthi (Ashtami Rohini) celebration

When is Ashtami Rohini celebrated?

As the name suggests, Ashtami Rohini is celebrated when Rohini nakshatra prevails during the Ashtami Tithi of Krishna Paksha in the month of Shravan (Purnimantha) or Bhadrapada (Amantha) month as per the Hindu calendar. In Kerala, the Ashtami - Rohini combination in the month of Chingam as per the Malayalam calendar is considered as Sri Krishna Jayanthi.

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Guruvayoor Temple in Kerala is famous for Ashtami Rohini celebration

Important Timings On Ashtami Rohini

SunriseSeptember 10, 2020 6:15 AM
SunsetSeptember 10, 2020 6:31 PM
Nishita Kaal BeginsSeptember 11, 2020 12:00 AM
Nishita Kaal EndsSeptember 11, 2020 12:47 AM
Ashtami Tithi BeginsAugust 11, 2020 9:07 AM
Ashtami Tithi EndsAugust 12, 2020 11:16 AM
Rohini Nakshatra BeginsSeptember 09, 2020 11:15 AM
Rohini Nakshatra EndsSeptember 10, 2020 1:39 PM
Parana TimeSeptember 11, 2020 6:16 AM
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Ashtami Rohini festival dates between 2017 & 2027

2017Wednesday, 13th of September
2018Sunday, 2nd of September
2019Friday, 23rd of August
2020Thursday, 10th of September
2021Monday, 30th of August
2022Thursday, 18th of August
2023Wednesday, 6th of September
2024Monday, 26th of August
2025Sunday, 14th of September
2026Friday, 4th of September
2027Tuesday, 24th of August

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