Ashtami Rohini festival of Kerala
Name of Festival : Ashtami Rohini festival
Time of celebration (Month)
Ashtami Rohini falls in the Malayalese month of Chingam (August-September) under the fourth lunar asterism or Rohini Nakshatra, on the 8th quart of the moon Ashtami.
Major Territory of Celebration
Ashtami Rohini festival is celebrated in Kerala state of India
Worship in Festival
In this festival People worship the “Lord Vishnu.”
Ashtami Rohini is the celebration of the birthday of Lord Krishna or it is also known as Gokulashtami and Krishna Jayanti or Jenmashtami.In North Indian states, It is known as Sri Krishna Janmashtami.
On this day people observed the fast and they break their fast after mid night.Girls usually perform the graceful Kaikottikkali and sing songs. It is only after performing the traditional poojas at mid-night that the devotees partake things that have already been offered to the Lord.