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Ashtami Rohini 2024 in Kerala - Birthday of Sri Krishna in 2024 in Kerala

Ashtami Rohini is observed as the birthday of Lord Krishna and in 2024 as per traditional Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala it is on August 26, 2024. Sri Krishna Jayanti and Janmashtami will be observed in North India on August 27, 2024. Birthday of Lord Krishna is observed on the Rohini Nakshatra day in Chingam Month in Malayalam calendar in Kerala. The corresponding date in other regions in some years varies by a day and sometimes by more than a month in certain years.

The day is of great importance at Guruvayur Sri Krishna Temple, Ambalapuzha Sree Krishnaswamy Temple, Thrissur Thirvanmabadi Temple and in thousands of other Sri Krishna Temples in Kerala.

Birthday of Sri Krishna in 2019 in Kerala

Ashtami Rohini procession depicting scenes from the life of Lord Krishna is held all important cities, towns and villages in Kerala on the day. Special concerts, cultural programs and satsangs are also held on the day.

Ashtami Rohini in Kerala is also famous for the Uriyadi – breaking the pot hung on rope and pulley using sticks.

Thiruvathira Festival in Kerala – Thiruvathira in Dhanu Masam in Kerala