Krishna Janmastami also called as Golukastami is one of the most popular festivals, observed as the birthday of Loard Krishna in India. The festival is celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm in the month of July or August. This holy festival is celebrated on the Ashtami of Krishna Paksha or the 8th day of the dark fortnight in the month of Bhadon according to the Hindu calendar. In 2016 the auspicious day of Krishna Janmastami is celebrated on 25th August (Thursday).