Janmashtami is a Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna, an important deity in Hinduism. This year, it will be observed on Tuesday, September 05, 2023. The festival is celebrated on the eighth day of the dark fortnight in the month of Bhadrapada, which typically falls in August or September. The day is marked by devotees observing fasts and performing puja (worship) to Lord Krishna, with some also participating in raas leela, a traditional dance that depicts the life of Krishna. Janmashtami is one of the most widely celebrated festivals in India and is a time of great joy and devotion for millions of Hindus around the world.