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.
Ashtami Rohini 2021 was on August 30, Monday
Next year, ie. in 2022, Ashtami Rohini falls on August 18, Thursday
South Indian states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh celebrate Sri Krishna Jayanthi on August 30, however in North India Janmashtami is celebrated on August 30, 2021 Monday.
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.
Guruvayoor Temple in Kerala is famous for Ashtami Rohini celebration
Important Timings On Ashtami Rohini
|Sunrise||August 30, 2021 6:12 AM|
|Sunset||August 30, 2021 6:42 PM|
|Nishita Kaal Begins||August 31, 2021 12:04 AM|
|Nishita Kaal Ends||August 31, 2021 12:50 AM|
|Ashtami Tithi Begins||August 29, 2021 11:25 PM|
|Ashtami Tithi Ends||August 31, 2021 2:00 AM|
|Rohini Nakshatra Begins||August 30, 2021 6:39 AM|
|Rohini Nakshatra Ends||August 31, 2021 9:44 AM|
|Parana Time||August 31, 2021 6:12 AM|
|Place : Ujjain [ India ] See More|
Ashtami Rohini festival dates between 2018 & 2028
|2018||Sunday, 2nd of September|
|2019||Friday, 23rd of August|
|2020||Thursday, 10th of September|
|2021||Monday, 30th of August|
|2022||Thursday, 18th of August|
|2023||Wednesday, 6th of September|
|2024||Monday, 26th of August|
|2025||Sunday, 14th of September|
|2026||Friday, 4th of September|
|2027||Tuesday, 24th of August|
|2028||Monday, 11th of September|