DISCOVER the Hindu celebration of JANMASHTAMI - KRISHNA'S BIRTHDAY.
Krishna is a major God in Hinduism. He is worshipped as the eighth avatar of the god Vishnu and also as the supreme God in his own right. He is the god of compassion, tenderness, and love in Hinduism, and is one of the most popular and widely worshipped.
Krishna's birthday is celebrated every year by Hindus usually in late August or early September.
Krishna is usually depicted with a flute in his hand.
The name "Krishna" originates from the Sanskrit word Kṛṣṇa, which is an adjective meaning "black", "dark", or "dark blue".