How to do fasting for Krishna Jamastmi 2019


Can we drink water in Janmashtami fast?
Under the Nirjal Fast or Upavasa on Janmashtami, one stays without food and water all throughout the day. … Janmashtami fast is believed to help the devotees of Lord Krishna get rid of helplessness. The devotees break the fast at midnight when the aarti is performed and a special offering of food is made to Lord Krishna.

What can we eat during Janmashtami fast?
main course recipes for janmashtami fasting:

  • sabudana khichdi: a delicious dish of tapioca pearls cooked with potatoes and peanuts.
  • vrat wale aloo: a crumbled potato recipe for fasting without onion-garlic.
  • singhare ki poori: pooris made from water chestnut flour and potatoes.

Why do people keep fast on Janmashtami?
It is believed that when a devotee keeps a fast with true dedication on this auspicious day, he or she achieves good health, wealth, prosperity and God’s blessings. It is also believed that fasting on Janmashtami brings Krishna devotees closer to God and leads them to salvation.

What is Krishna’s Favourite food?
The food which is offered to Krishna with love and affection is His favourite food. Once Duryodhana prepared delicious foods such as ladu, puri, Kachori, Makhan and served Him in golden dishes and water in golden cups.

Which day is Lord Krishna day?
Wednesday: Wednesday is dedicated to Lord Vithal, which is a manifestation of the Vishnu or his avatar, Krishna. This day is considered very auspicious to start new ventures and people offer Tulsi leaves for worshipping the respective Lord. Green is the colour of the day.

What is the significance of Krishna Janmashtami?
The festival of Janmashtami is celebrated with great fun and gaiety all over the world by the Hindus owing to the fact that Sri Krishna was one of the most forceful human incarnations of Lord Vishnu. Krishna is one such God in Hindu mythology, about whose birth and death, a lot has been written.


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