Definitions for "Janmashtami"
Janmashtmi The birthday of Krishna, celebrated on the eight day of the waning moon in the month of Badra.
Hindu celebration of the birthday of Krishna. Nightlong prayers are held in the Temples. A two day observance.
Birthday of Shri Krishna according to the Indian calendar, i.e., Shrãvan vadi 8. Celebrated annually by Vaishnavs with festivals of devotional worship.