It is an auspicious time for the Hindus as many important observations are scheduled to take place. Starting with Yashoda Jayanti, which is marked annually on Krishna Paksha Shashthi in the month of Phalguna as per the North Indian lunar calendar. However, for the Amantha lunar calendar, followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Southern Indian states, Yashoda Jayanti is observed during Magha lunar month. On both calendars, Yashoda Jayanti falls on the same day. So, on which date will Yashoda Jayanti 2021 take place? What are the rituals? This article brings you all the important details, including Yashoda Jayanti 2021 auspicious time, significance, Shubh Muhurat, Shashthi tithi, and history to worship Maa Yashoda and Lord Krishna.

Yashoda Jayanti 2021 Date, Shashthi Tithi & Shubh Muhurat

Yashoda Jayanti 2021 is on March 4. However, there are important timings that are considered auspicious among Hindu beliefs. The Shashthi tithi for Yashoda Jayanti 2021 begins at 13:51 on March 3, 2021, and ends at 11:28 on March 4, 2021.

Yashoda Jayanti History, Significance & Legends

Yashoda Jayanti is observed with great enthusiasm, especially among Hindu devotees residing at Gokul, Lord Krishna's village. According to the Hindu legends, Yashoda is the foster-mother of Krishna and wife of Nanda. Krishna was born to Devaki, but his father, Vasudeva, brought the newborn Krishna to Nanda Baba in Gokul, to raise and protect Krishna, from Devaki’s brother, Kansa, the king of Mathura. Mahashivratri 2021: From Bel Patra to Dhatura, 8 Things To Offer to the Shivling for Having Your Wishes Fulfiled by Lord Bholenath on Maha Shivratri. 

On Yashoda Jayanti, devotees wake up early in the morning and take a bath during Brahma Muhurat. They worship Mata Yashoda and Lord Krishna by offering incense sticks, flowers, tulsi leaves, haldi, Chandan, kumkuma, coconut with its husk, and more. The young avatar of Lord Krishna, with his mother Yashoda, is celebrated and worshipped on Yashoda Jayanti.

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