Janmashtami the grand celebration of the birth day of Lord Krishna is approaching near. Janmashtmi will be celebrated on 24th of August in this year 2008. The day of celebration is also known as Shree Jayanti, Ashtami Rohini, Gokulashtami, Sri Krishna Jayanti, Gokulashtami (as God Krishna was born in the village of Gokul), Saatam Aatham (named after Hindu calender), Ashtami Rohini.
In Maharshtra state of India, specially in Mumbai and Pune this auspicious day is celebrated as Dahi Handi, Handi or Matki are hung on heights and devotees make a human towers or pyramids to reach for the same and break it. This ritual is symbolic to the kid or Bal Krishna reaching for the matkis (pots) filled with butter hung high in His and other houses of Holy Gokul.
Below is the list of songs and bhajans dedicated to Shri Krishna on this blog, many with lyrics included. Devotees can watch them online or download the bhajans and songs in mp3 formats. For your mp3 players, mobile phones, i phones, ipod, ipad, cd, dvd and more.
Lord Krishna bhajans and songs for Janmashtami.
- Nand ke anand bhayo - Hathi, ghoda, palki - celebration song at Lord Krishna Birth-time with Lyrics in English and Hindi - mp3 download links.
- Itna to Karna Swami by Shri Anup Jalota with lyrics in English and Hindi
- Govinda Hare Gopal Hare a Krishna devotional song, with Hindi and English lyrics and Guitar chords
- Jag me sunder hai do naam chahe Krishna kaho ya Ram another good devotional song by Shri Anup Jalota
- Badi der bhei Nandlala - from the Hindi movie ' Khandan'. the song is sung by Legendary singer Mohammad Rafi
- Itna to karna Swami - Devotional Song sung by Anuradha Paudwal
- Chhoti Gaiya Chhote Chote gwal - a very popular Bal Krishna song, a favorite for
- Janmashtami festivals to listen and sing. Also kids favorite - with mp3 download and lyrics.
- Gopala Krishna - George Harrison a Krishna song sung by George Harrison
- Sabse uchi prema Sagai sung by sung by Sri Swami Vishwananda and Jagjit Singh
- Hare Krishna Hare Rama chanting by a youtube video user webcam recording. Nice one.
- The Chanting of Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama Rama, Hare Hare by Shri Jagjit Singh
- Yashomati Maiya Se Bole Nandlala Radha Krishna Bhajan from Hindi movie sung by sung by Lata Mangeshkarand Manna Dey.
- Radha Krishna Bhajan by Jagjit Singh
- Radha Krishna Raas Leela from television serial on Shri Krishna
- Jai Radha Madhav Jagit Singh Live A bhajan sung live by Jagjit Singh.
- New Krishna song additions in 2009
- Radhe Radhe Shyam - sung by Vikram Hazra with Lyrics in English and Hindi Script
- O Kanha Ab To Murli Ki - Video with Lyrics song is from Hindi TV serial Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlaata Hai with lyrics in English and Hindi
- Main Nahi Makhan Khayo - Anup Jalota - Krishna song Surdas song sung by Anup Jalota with Lyrics
- Shyam Teri Bansi Pukare Radha Naam - Lyrics - A Krishna song from Hindi movie.
- Song in Hindi - Jo tum todo piya - mp3 - Lyrics a Hindi film song from movie Meera. Song sung by Lata Mangheskar and music by Ravishankar.
- Chala Vahi Des – Lyrics – download mp3 – Lata Mangeshkar A krishna devotional song of Meera sung by Lata mangeshkar live at Royal Albert Hall.
- Video Song - Mat Roko Dagar Mere ShyamA great mischievous love song of Rahda Krishna - must listen for those who love to listen to Radha Krishna love songs. Singers of this Hindi Song - Shreya Ghoshal and Abhijit Arun - From the Album Krishna Sakha. Lyrics and mp3 download options of this video song Mat Roko Dagar Mere Shyam.
- Shri Vinod Agarwal sings bhakti songs of lord Krishna. Watch out for a updated collections of Krishna bhajans by Vinod Agarwal
- Ore Kanha mp3 - A song from Hindi Television Show Choti Bahu with lyrics in English and Hindi Script.