Janmashtami, also referred to as Krishna Janmashtami and Gokulashtami, is one of the most awaited festivals for the Hindu community across the globe. It will be celebrated on August 24, 2019. The festival marks the birth of Hindu Lord Shri Krishna. It is a very auspicious occasion since Lord Krishna also known as Gopal is considered the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu from Hindu mythology. Ahead of Janmashtami 2019, we tell you a bit more about the significance, puja tithi and celebrations of this auspicious day.