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Janmashtami 2019 Special: Know Date, Time & Puja Mahurat; Delicious Sweets, Prasad to Prepare

One of the most significant Hindu festival, Janmashtami is just around the corner. It would be celebrated on 24th August 2019 with much enthusiasm not only in India but abroad also.

Tooba Maher
Janmashtami 2019
Janmashtami 2019

One of the most significant Hindu festival, Janmashtami is just around the corner. It would be celebrated on 24th August 2019 with much enthusiasm not only in India but abroad also. As per legends, Lord Krishna, the eight incarnation of Lord Vishnu was born on this auspicious day.  

What do you mean by Janmashtami? 

The 'Janm' in Janmashtami refers to majestic birth of Lord Krishna, who upon growing up,  killed his cruel uncle Kans, and played an instrumental role in the epic battle of Mahabharata.   

Here we will inform you the complete information about Janmashtami 2019. Its date, time and Pooja Mahurat etc.

Date of Janmashtami: 24th August 2019. 

Nishita Puja Time: Aug 25, 12:01 AM - 12:46 AM 

Dahi Handi:  August 25, 2019 Sunday 

Parana as per Dharma Shastra: 

Parana Time - after 05:59 AM, Aug 25 

On Parana Day, Ashtami Tithi and Rohini Nakshatra gets over before Sunrise 

In India, at many places, Parana is done after Nishita (Hindu midnight)  

Ashtami Tithi Begins: Aug 23, 2019 at 08:09 AM  

Ashtami Tithi Ends: Aug 24, 2019 at 08:32 AM  

Rohini Nakshatra Begins: Aug 24, 2019 at 03:48 AM  

Rohini Nakshatra Ends: Aug 25, 2019 at 04:17 AM  

(Source: Drikpanchang.com) 

What Food Items and Prasad to Prepare for Janmashtami 2019? 

There are various kinds of Prasads that are prepared on the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami. Many different types of fruits and sweetmeats are offered to the God. As little Krishna was very much fond of butter, a special type of Prasad Makkan malai is also prepared by churning homemade white butter with some sugar.  

People also prepare the 'chappan bhog' to please Lord Krishna. Some of the popular constituents of chappan bhog are makhan mishri, kheer, rasgulla, jalebi, rabri, mathri, malpua, mohanbhog, chutney, murabba, saag, dahi, rice, dal, kadi, ghewar, chila, papad, moong dal ka halwa, pakoda etc.

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