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Krishna: Major deity in Hinduism
Krishna is a major deity in Hinduism. He is worshipped as the eighth avatar of the god Vishnu and also as the supreme God in his own right. He is the god of compassion, tenderness, love and is one of the most popular and widely revered among Indian divinities. Krishna's birthday is celebrated every year by Hindus on Krishna Janmashtami according to the lunisolar Hindu calendar, which falls in late August or early September of the Gregorian calendar. Krishna is usually depicted with a flute in his hand.

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'Raas Lila' celebrated in Tripura to mark Lord Krishna's love life [Video]

'Raas Lila' celebrated in Tripura to mark Lord Krishna's love life

People of Agartala celebrated 'Maha Raas' with religious zeal. 'Maha Raas' is a festival celebrating the love life of Lord Krishna. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the gathering is comparatively..

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CM Shivraj Singh celebrates 'Gopashtami' at his residence in Bhopal [Video]

CM Shivraj Singh celebrates 'Gopashtami' at his residence in Bhopal

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan celebrated 'Gopashtami' at his residence in Bhopal on November 22. He fed and pampered calf during the puja. 'Gopashtami' is a festival that is dedicated to Lord..

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