Krishna Janmashtami 2018 – Shrikrishna Janmashtami is a famous festival of Hindus. This festival is celebrated according to the Hindu calendar, the Ashtami of the Krishna side of Bhadrapad month. Celebrate this as the birthday of Lord Shri Krishna. Janmashtami is also known as Gokulashtami, Krishnashtami, Sri Jayanti. Janmashtami in Maharashtra is known for its yogurt handi.