10 things to know about Janmashtami - Lord Krishna’s Birthday 1

10 things to know about Janmashtami – Lord Krishna’s Birthday

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Janmashtami is one of the India’s most popular festival celebrated across the country with great zest and zeal, to commemorate the birth of Lord Krishna. Considered one of the most powerful human incarnations of Lord Vishnu, Krishna was born around 5,200 years ago in Mathura. The sole objective of Lord Krishna’s birth was to free the Earth from the evilness of demons. He played an important role in Mahabharata and propagated the theory of bhakti and good karma.