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 2019 was on August 23, Friday

Next year, ie. in 2020, Ashtami Rohini falls on September 10, Thursday

South Indian states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh celebrate Sri Krishna Jayanthi on August 23, however in North India Janmashtami is celebrated on August 24, 2019 Saturday.

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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

SunriseAugust 23, 2019 6:09 AM
SunsetAugust 23, 2019 6:49 PM
Nishita Kaal BeginsAugust 24, 2019 12:06 AM
Nishita Kaal EndsAugust 24, 2019 12:52 AM
Ashtami Tithi BeginsAugust 23, 2019 8:09 AM
Ashtami Tithi EndsAugust 24, 2019 8:32 AM
Rohini Nakshatra BeginsAugust 24, 2019 3:47 AM
Rohini Nakshatra EndsAugust 25, 2019 4:16 AM
Parana TimeAugust 24, 2019 6:09 AM
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Ashtami Rohini festival dates between 2016 & 2026

YearDate
2016Wednesday, 24th of August
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

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