Krishna Jayanthi marks the celebration of the Birth of Bhagavan Sri Krishna.Krishna was born on the 'Rohini' Nakshatram on Ashtami Day.It's also known as Gokulashtami or Janmashtami.Celebrations are held on a grand scale in All Krishna Temples.The pooja is performed in the Late Evening as Krishna was Born at Mid night.
Special Dishes like Murukku,Uppu seedai,Vella seedai,Thattai,Thenkuzal are made and offered along with Butter & Aval(poha).Patterns of small feet,Drawn with rice flour from Front yard to pooja Room.My mother is having Krishna Idol,so she will celebrate in grand manner every year.Minimum five varieties of snacks she will prepare on that day.In my Childhood I Like Krishna jayanthi and Deepavali because lot of snacks and jolly time for Sweet tooth.
Yesterday I prepared some snacks for Krishna Jayanthi.
My offerings to lord BalaKrishna Thattai, Murukku, Sweet seedai,Butter,Aval vellam(Jaggery & Cardamom mixed with soaked Poha) and Fruits.
Hare Krishna,Hare Krishna,Hare Krishna,Hare Hare