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 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.
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 23, 2019 6:09 AM|
|Sunset||August 23, 2019 6:49 PM|
|Nishita Kaal Begins||August 24, 2019 12:06 AM|
|Nishita Kaal Ends||August 24, 2019 12:52 AM|
|Ashtami Tithi Begins||August 23, 2019 8:09 AM|
|Ashtami Tithi Ends||August 24, 2019 8:32 AM|
|Rohini Nakshatra Begins||August 24, 2019 3:47 AM|
|Rohini Nakshatra Ends||August 25, 2019 4:16 AM|
|Parana Time||August 24, 2019 6:09 AM|
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Ashtami Rohini festival dates between 2016 & 2026
|2016||Wednesday, 24th of August|
|2017||Wednesday, 13th of September|
|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|