Flower Decoration Ideas 2019 by Krishna Janmashtami: Ways to decorate your home with flowers on Gokulashtami

Flower Decoration Ideas 2019 by Krishna Janmashtami: Ways to decorate your home with flowers on Gokulashtami

Janmashtami floral decorations (Image source: Wikipedia)

Krishna Janmashtami is a Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna. The celebration witnesses widespread celebrations throughout the country. Krishna temples across the states hold special prayers and rituals to mark this day. Devotees gather in temples to perform prayers and participate in various events. Believers also celebrate Janmashtami at home according to customs and traditions. People clean and decorate their homes for the celebrations. Decorations are a major part of the celebration as people try different ways to brighten up their homes during the holiday season. From floral decorations to decorating the swing to decorating the Krishna statue, people are trying to make their homes look their best. Since Janmashtami will be celebrated from August 23 to 24, we have compiled a list of ways in which you can decorate your homes. Janmashtami 2019 Decor Ideas: Bring joy to your home on Gokulashtami to celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna.

Also known as Gokulashtami, the festival is celebrated on the eighth day of Krishna Paksha’s Ashtami in the month of Shravan, according to the Hindu calendar. According to the Gregorian calendar, Krishna Janmashtami 2019 will be celebrated on August 24. Ahead of the auspicious festival, here are some floral decor ideas to decorate your home this Janmashtami. Krishna Janmashtami Festival Date 2019: Significance, Gokulashtami Puja Tithi and Celebrations Associated with Lord Krishna’s Birthday.

1. Flower Rangoli

You can be at your creative best while making flower rangoli. You can place flower arrangements outside your homes or in front of your Krishna idols. Marigold flowers, mango leaves, rose petals and jasmine are widely used in rangoli.

2. Decoration with a balloon or a hammock

Swings play a major role in Janmashtami celebrations as they represent the childhood of Lord Krishna. Devotees place idols of young Krishna in mind that depict the birth of Krishna. Hence the golas are beautifully decorated with flowers. Roses, jasmine, lilies and marigolds are stitched together for the gulas. You can buy ready-made garlands from stores and arrange them creatively on hammocks.

3. Krishna Idol decoration

You can beautifully decorate Krishna idol temples at home using flowers. Make a layer of floral carpet on the floor and then place the idol on top of a raised platform. Place a red fabric on it and arrange the velvet around the figurine. Alternatively, you can also place a hammock and cover it with flowers. You can also take coconut leaves and stick them on the sides.

4. Create your own swing

If you want to add a personal touch to your Krishna Janmashtami celebrations, we suggest you use DIY golas and decorations. Although this method will consume a lot of time, your work will stand out.

While these are some decor ideas you can try this holiday season, we suggest you let your ideas run wild. Mathura witnesses a lot of celebrations during Janmashtami as it is believed to be the birthplace of Krishna. The holy city of Vrindavan also witnesses various celebrations. Krishna Janmashtami is also celebrated in states like Manipur, West Bengal, Assam, Odisha, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and others. We wish everyone to celebrate the festival, Happy Janmashtami in advance!

(The above story first appeared on Latestly on Aug 22, 2019 04:54 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website lastly.com).

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