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 2023 is on September 06, Wednesday

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South Indian states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh celebrate Sri Krishna Jayanthi on September 06, however in North India Janmashtami is celebrated on September 06, 2023 Wednesday.

Sri Krishna Jayanthi Image Source: Kuntal Chakrabarty/IANS

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 06, 2023 6:14 AM
SunsetSeptember 06, 2023 6:36 PM
Nishita Kaal BeginsSeptember 07, 2023 12:02 AM
Nishita Kaal EndsSeptember 07, 2023 12:48 AM
Ashtami Tithi BeginsSeptember 06, 2023 3:38 PM
Ashtami Tithi EndsSeptember 07, 2023 4:14 PM
Rohini Nakshatra BeginsSeptember 06, 2023 9:20 AM
Rohini Nakshatra EndsSeptember 07, 2023 10:25 AM
Parana TimeSeptember 07, 2023 6:14 AM
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Ashtami Rohini festival dates between 2020 & 2030

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
2028Monday, 11th of September
2029Friday, 31st of August
2030Tuesday, 20th of August

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