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Garga Rishi Jayanti

Garga Rishi Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Sage Garga, who was the Guru of the Yadavas. Garga Rishi Jayanti 2023 date is September 19. It is observed on the fifth day during the Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapad month as per traditional Hindu calendar. The day is also observed Rishi Panchami.

Garga Samhita which narrates the life of Sri Krishna is associated with the Sage.

It is believed that the Sage Garga performed the namkaran ceremony of Balram and Sri Krishna without the knowledge of Kamsa.