Lord Krishna birth celebrations

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The people of India never had any doubts about the historicity of Krishna until the colonial times, when Krishna began to be projected as a mythical figure surrounded by wonderful stories. The story of Krishna is deeply embedded in the cultural fabric of India and the people of this land revere Him as a Divinity…. Read more »

Story of Sakubai

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On the banks of the river Krishna in Maharashtra, in a village called Krar, there lived a Brahmin and his wife with their son and daughter-in-law. The daughter-in-law was called Sakubai. Sakubai was a holy woman who worshiped Lord Krishna of Pandharpur. She was always chanting the name of the Lord. This woman who was… Read more »

It is the Lord Krishna who made Janmashtami popular

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We were pleasantly surprised to find many people at the Art of Living Ashram looking forward to Sri Krishna Janmashtami Celebrations. Krishna Janmashtami, also called Gokulashtami, celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna. Many educated urban Indians, we knew, thought of Janmashtami as just another holiday for indulging in good food and putting their feet up…. Read more »