Kans Vadh Leela at Mathura in Kartik Month



Kans Vadh Leela is the famous incident in Hindu Scriptures associated with Sri Krishna – it is the annihilation of Adharma in the form of Kansa or Kamsa by Sri Krishna. This divine incident is commemorated at Mathura near Vrindavan each year in the Kartik month. Kans Vadh Leela 2016 date is November 10.

The Kansa Vadha Leela is observed on the 10th day of the Shukla Paksha of Kartik month as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India.

Krishna was invited by Kansa, the ruler of Mathura, to participate in a festival. Krishna used this opportunity to kill the evil ruler and release His grand father, father and mother from prison.