Sri Krishna Janmashtami:
Sri Krishna Janmashtami is the celebration of birth of the Lord Krishna
Lord Krishna is the Supreme Personality of Godhead and He appeared as the 8th son of Devaki and Vasudeo. In Bhagawad-Gita Krishna informs the world that He appears on this earth to execute His mission of annihilating the semons, protecting the devotees and establishing the religious principles. He performs wonderful pastimes in the association of His devotees and gives them the pleasures of His association.
Janmashtami is one of the world's biggest spiritual festivals, and is observed by followers of many faiths. For Krishna devotees, Janmashtami is a day of non-stop chanting, cooking, worship of Krishna in His Deity form, and fasting.