Janmashtami Celebration in Jaipur

Today is Janmashtami – the birthday of Lord Krishna. There are no second thoughts about the fact that he has a large following in Jaipur. As the city is preparing for the celebrations, let me take you around few heritage temples and show you the preparations for the Janmashtami celebrations in Jaipur.

Announcing event on street pole with Hawa Mahal background

The banners announcing the celebrations are everywhere in the walled city.

Banners in Sirehdyodi bazar, Jaipur

The scene from Anand Bihari Ji temple, inside City Palace complex, Jaipur during the early morning.

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Preparations underway at Anand Bihari Temple Jaipur

Here is a picture of Brij Nidhi Temple. It is all decked up for the Janmashtami celebrations.

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Decoration at Brij Nidhi temple,Jaipur
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Brijnidhi Temple Jaipur- All ready!
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Brij Nidhi Temple, Jaipur
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Ready for celebration, Brij Nidhi Temple, Jaipur

The preparations at Sri Ramchandra Temple seem to be on a grand scale! And it’s quite understandable. This is the most beautiful Krishna temple in Jaipur. Its architecture style & marble carvings are outstanding. It can give a competition to a palace as it is grand and ornate.

Although Govind Devji temple is the most popular temple in Jaipur, even then, Sri Ramchandra Temple is outstanding. The office of Devesthan Vibhag is situated in this building.

Entrance to Ramchandra Temple, Jaipur
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Inside Ramchandra Temple, Jaipur
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Preparations underway! Ramchandra temple jaipur


poles in Sirehdyodi Bazar Jaipur

Krishna temples in the city are all decked up & ready for the celebrations. When it comes to Janamasthami celebrations, it looks like the people of Jaipur are ready to celebrate it in a grand way! This post has been created in response to Weekly Photo Challenge – connected


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11 thoughts on “Janmashtami Celebration in Jaipur

    1. Thanks for checking it out! Despite the fact that lately Hindu religion has come under reevaluation from modern perspective and some mal practices it embodies, there are wonderful aspects that are yet to be understood. I’m sure there are many things that are yet to be fully understood by modern science -faith and religion! How it was central to human life and society in those times? I’m simply amazed by the workmanship and sheer number of Lord Krishna temples built by rulers over period of years!

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