Lord Krishna is among the most worshiped deities in India. His birth is celebrated as Janmashtami every year. It falls in Bhadrapada month on Ashtami in Krishna Paksha according to Vedic Astrology. This year, it will be observed on 18th and 19th August 2022.
Janmashtami is celebrated across India with devotees observing fast and celebrating the day by performing puja to please Lord Krishna, seeking his divine blessings. If you want to please Lord Krishna on Janmashtami for his blessings, you should perform the rituals as per your zodiac sign for wish yielding blessings. Read below to know the ways to worship Lord Krishna according to your zodiac sign:
Aries (March 21 – April 19)
People belonging to Aries zodiac sign should offer red cloth, Makhan-Mishri Bhog, and pomegranate fruit to Lord Krishna. Milk sweets should also be a part of the offering. The person should perform the Abhishek of Radha-Krishna with water. They should use Tulsi mala and chant ‘Om Bhagavate Vasudevaya’ to please Lord Krishna.
Taurus (April20 – May 20)
Taurus should offer Makhan and fruits in white color, like peeled bananas and coconut, to Lord Krishna. Makhan is the favorite food of Lord Krishna and there are many stories relating to it. The sweets offered should also be in white color like those made from milk or coconut. Taurus should chant ‘Shri Radha Krishna Sharamamma’ while performing Panchamrit Abhishek. By pleasing Lord Krishna in this way, the wishes of Taurus are fulfilled.
Gemini (May 21 – June 20)
With the blessings of Lord Krishna, Gemini receives respect in society. Geminis must offer green color clothes to the deity and decorate the temple with green leaves, peacock feathers, and green fabric. They should chant ‘Shri Radha Krishnaye Namah’ and perform Abhishek using milk. Sweets made from dry fruits and milk must be offered to Krishna along with Banana and cashew fruits.
Cancer (June 21 – July 22)
Cancerians should offer white and silver colored clothes to Krishna. Their offerings must include milk, white butter, and white fruits. Coconut and sweets made from milk should be offered to the deity. They should use saffron for Abhishek and chant ‘Shri Radha Vallabh Namah.’ This ritual will bestow Cancerians with prosperity and growth in life.
Leo (July 23 – August 22)
For Leo, the offering should include red colored clothes, fruits, and flowers. Pleasing Lord Krishna on Janmashtami blesses them with success and victory over enemies. They should offer hibiscus flowers, pomegranate fruit, and jaggery as sweets to Krishna. The Abhishek must be performed using honey and water.
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Virgo (August 23 – September 22)
Virgos should perform Abhishek using ghee and milk and offer fruits and vegetables in green color. Tulsi leaves and elaichi can also be offered as a part of green color offering. Green color clothes to the deity should also be offered along with milk sweets and dry fruits. Lord Krishna blesses the devotee with happiness and content in life.
Libra (September 23 – October 22)
White sweets, curd, and ghee should be offered to Lord Krishna by Libra to seek blessings in the form of prosperity and luck. The Abhishek must be performed using Panchamrit. Banana, Makhan-Mishri bhog, almonds, and sweets made from milk must be offered to the god on Janmashtami.
Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)
Lord Krishna, when pleased with Scorpios, blesses them with wish fulfillment. The devotee should wear red clothes on Janamasthmi and offer red fruits to the deity. Sweets made from jaggery and coconut and apple fruit should be offered by Scorpios to Lord Krishna. Panchamrit Abhishek must be performed as part of the ritual.
Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)
Sagittarius should offer yellow or Pitambari clothes to Lord Krishna and apply sandalwood paste to the idol of the deity. The Abhishek must be performed using honey and milk. Sweets made from milk and banana fruit should be offered to the deity as the ritual of Janmashtami for Sagittarius.
Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)
Capricorn should offer Mishri and sweet Paan to Lord Krishna. The devotee can offer grapes and coconut to Krishna. They should perform Abhishek using Ganagajal. The devotee should wear orange clothes for the puja.
Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)
Aquarius should perform Abhishek using curd and milk and chant ‘Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya.’ Sweets made from milk and dry fruits must be offered to the deity. Almonds and cashews should be offered separately from the sweet to Lord Krishna.
Pisces (February 19 – March 20)
Pisces should wear yellow on Janmashtami and offer laddus to Lord Krishana. Pleasing Lord Krishna blesses them with peace and happiness. They should offer sweets made from milk and dry fruits to the deity. Coconut should be offered as fruits beside other offerings.
While planning for the puja on Janmashtami, consider the rituals that you must follow according to your zodiac sign to please Lord Krishna. If you want to know about the rituals in detail, talk to an expert Astrologer who will suggest the puja according to your Janam Kundali for the desired results.