Question 1: What is the other name for Krishna Janmashtami, which signifies the birth of Lord Krishna?
Question 2: On which day of the Hindu lunar calendar is Janmashtami typically celebrated?
Answer: Eighth day (Ashtami) of the Krishna Paksha in the month of Bhadrapada
Question 3: Lord Krishna is often depicted with a flute. What is the significance of the flute in Krishna’s life?
Answer: The flute represents the divine music of Krishna’s teachings and his ability to attract devotees through his melodious tunes.
Question 4: What is the popular traditional dish prepared and offered to Lord Krishna on Janmashtami?
Answer: Makhan Mishri (Butter and sugar)
Question 5: In which Indian state is the Dahi Handi ritual most prominently associated with Janmashtami celebrated?
Question 6: What does the “Ras Lila” reenactment during Janmashtami depict?
Answer: The divine dance of Lord Krishna with the Gopis (cowherd maidens)
Question 7: What is the name of Lord Krishna’s foster mother, who raised him in Gokul?
Question 8: What is the holy scripture that contains the teachings and conversations of Lord Krishna, often read during Janmashtami?
Answer: Bhagavad Gita
Question 9: In which city, located in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, is Lord Krishna believed to have been born?
Question 10: What special event occurs at midnight during Janmashtami to celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna?
Answer: Breaking the Dahi Handi (pot of curd and butter)