Janmashtami calendar will let us know about the different dates of Janmashtami celebration all over the nation. The calendar of Janmashtami dates entirely depends on the Hindu calendar. It is estimated that there are about 30 Hindu calendars in Indian subcontinent. These calendars show days and dates according to the movement of the sun and the moon or a combination of both or by the Indian Zodiac signs called ‘rashis’. Some of the different Hindu calendars include:
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The Hindu calendar based on the movement of the moon is known as lunar calendar. This particular has 12 months but these months are different from western solar calendar (calendar based on the movement of the sun). According to the Western calendar, our earth takes one year to complete one revolution around the sun’s orbit. However, the Hindu calendar divides the solar year by the subdivisions of lunar months. Let us find out more about Hindu Janmashtami calendar.
Janmashtami calendar dates are decided as per the Hindu calendar. According to the Hindu calendar, lunar months are further divided on the basis of ‘bright half’ and the ‘dark half’. Bright half refers to the time span from a new moon to full moon whereas dark half refers to the time span between a full moon and the next moon. There is a difference between the shorter lunar and the longer solar calendar. For this, the dates of various Hindu festivals keep on changing.
So, check out the different Janmashtami calendar dates for celebrating the Lord Krishna’s birth with great vigor and happiness at 123janmashtami.com:
NOTE: The dates for the Janmashtami celebration might change with some change in the position of moon.