Aug 11

On this day, 

1️⃣ Krishna Janamashtmi: Janamashtmi is one of the largest festival which is celebrated by Hindus everywhere throughout the world. The day is praised to recognize the birthday of Hindu God Lord Krishna. Most of the people do fasting on this day and children dress up like Lord Krishna or Radha.


History:

Lord Krishna, the eighth sign of Vishnu was born to protect the universe from evil Kansa and his kingdom, the ruler of Mathura. According to calculations, this will be the 5247th birthday of Lord Krishna.


5 ways to celebrate:

  1. Footprint rangoli

  2. If you love art n craft - make a greeting, Krishna jhula and decorate flute

  3. Host a dahi-handi

  4. Read some fun books on Krishna

  5. Visit ISKCON temple

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2️⃣ Son and Daughter Day: It brings parents and children together to spend quality time. This is the best day when parents show their appreciation to their children.


History: 

The actual information about the start of this day is unknown. In 1936, J Dusenberry first get an idea of a Sons’ and Daughters’ Day after hearing a child as why there was no such event. Some people also think that we already have Mother’s Day, father’s day, siblings day but none for parents and their children and hence this day is created.


5 ways to celebrate:

  1. Spend time at home with children

  2. Morning hug to show your love towards them

  3. Share family stories with them

  4. Listen to your kids dreams

  5. Treat them or buy some toy or cloth for kids

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