Janmashtami is the occasion that is celebrated by the Hindus for the birth of Lord Krishna. Every year Janmashtami is celebrated in the month of August. We celebrate this festival in the Ashtami of Krishna Paksha. Moreover, Lord Krishna is the most powerful human form of Lord Vishnu. We all celebrate this festival with joy and happiness. Lord Krishna is the most powerful God in the world. He was born on Dark Fortnight in the month of Bhadon. This day signifies goodwill and the victory of good over evil.
But during the situation of Coronavirus, it becomes a big issue for people to celebrate the birthday of Lord Krishna with friends or with relatives. If you are thinking to celebrate this year Janmashtami at home then use the tips given below and make this year Janmashtami at home with your family.
Every year Janmashtami is celebrated by all the Hindus in groups or in temples. But, in the worst situation of COVID-19, it is not possible to celebrate this day like every year. Everyone knows about the present situation of COVID-19, it is increasing day-by-day and becoming the biggest issue for people. But by using simple decoration ideas and preparing delicious food you can stay at home, remain healthy, and still enjoy the festival with your family.
Get Some Ideas to Celebrate Janmashtami at Home
- The foremost thing is to dress up your baby child with the dress of Lord Krishna and Radha.
- Decorate your house with flowers and use some handmade crafts for decoration.
- Decorate your temple with flute
- Make special dishes at home
- Create a Krishna Jhula
- Use Diyas and lights to decorate a temple
- Decorate a Dahi handi (Curd Pot)
- Make Rangoli
- Create a Krishna village scene at home
How to Make Janmashtami Prashad at Home?
Dhaniya Panjiri is made up of coriander seed powder, bhoora, ghee, chopped almonds, dates, cashew nuts, and mishri. Some devotees eat this Prashad after the birth of Lord Krishna and before eating the food. Some devotees also observe fast on this day and open the first after the birth Krishna.
Makhana paag is a part of the Chappan bhog thali, which includes 56 times. It is a very delicious dish which is prepared on the occasion of Janmashtami. It is made up of lotus seeds, ghee, milk, and bhoora powder.
Makhan Mishri is Krishna’s favorite dish. On this special occasion, the bhof of Makhan Mishri is offered to the deity. To make this dish you have to use unsalted milk cream and some mishri daana.
Panchamrit is a milky concoction, which is made of milk, yogurt, ghee, honey, and blending milk. It is distributed among devotees as a part of Prashad. It is also known as Charnamrit. It also used to bath the feet of Lord Krishna.
Kheer is usually prepared on Janmashtami and offered to Lord Krishna at the time of birth after the puja is done. It is made of rice, sugar, milk, and nuts. It is very famous in Hindus and mostly made on a special day.
Some Tips to Reduce the Risk of COVID-19 on Janmashtami
- Don’t go to the temple, worship at home.
- Don’t bring sweets from shops, made it at home.
- Not to gather in one place.
- Use homemade things.
- Not to go market.
- Avoid close contact.
The birth of Lord Krishna marks the conclusion of brutality and meanness over mankind. So, in the worst situation of COVID-19 celebrate this year’s occasion with your family at home. Be safe, be healthy.