Friday, December 31, 2010

Significance of Dahi Handi seen during Krishna Janmostava as flashed on the f.b. on Dec.31,2010.

Bishwa Nath Singh

How many of us are aware as what Dahi Handi –a popular event is and where famous Krishna temples are located in India where thousands of Pilgrims visit every day to have glimpse of the holy deity of Lord Krishna! Let us have a glimpse of them to enrich our knowledge and promote tourism in India!


(Photo of . event of Dahi Handi.that was celebrated

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Bishwa Nath Singh The most colorful event on Krishna Janmasthmi (Birth Anniversary of Lord Krishna)is the “Dahi Handi “.It is the ceremony mainly witnessed in Maharashtra. State of India. As part of the ceremony, all participants form a human pyramid to br...eak the “Mataki “(Dahi Handi) suspended from the top with a rope. Truly speaking, . Krishna Janmashtami festivities “Dahi Handi “a popular sport in and around Mumbai in Maharashtra State of India with several places offering a huge money. Janmashtami Govindas are young men who form a human pyramid to reach to break the ‘dahi handi’ or pot of curd suspended high. On the eve of Janmashtami well known musicians play their music marathon to celebrate Lord Krishna birth at the hour of midnight in Mumbai Mostly fluit players believe Lord Krishna’s flute to be the Lord’s gift to the world. Some of the famous Krishna Temples in India where Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated with much importance include Krishna Janma Bhoomi Mandir in Mathura, Banke Bihari Mandir in Vrindavan, Srinath Temple in Rajasthan, Dwarkadhish Temple in Gujarat, Krishna Temple in Hampi, Guruvayur Temple in Kerala, Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple in Alappuzha, Udupi Sri Krishna Temple in Karnataka, and ISKCON Temples in Mayapuri in West Bengal, Vrindavan in U.P.,Delhi,Mumbai,Poone ,Allahabad & Tirupati. Thousands of devotees visit the temples on Krishna Janmashtami day to get a glimpse of their favorite God in full decoration. Special feasts are arranged by temple management on Krishnashtami for devotees who visit the temple on that sacred occasion and enjoy their “Prasadam” after midnight.Let us join to offer our humble obesance's to the lotus feet of Lord Krishna & Goddess Radha Rani on the eve of closing day of the year 2010 to thank & pay our gratitude to them with prayers to bless us to get on well with many new yeras to come in our life and always remain truthful in the service of mankind!


Mayank Sharma :
u r right sir ...this is somthing a person belonging to hindu religion must know.Thanx a lot... ur everyday post gives us knowledge.:
December 31,2010.

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