Happy Krishna Janmashtami!

Hope you are all having a great holiday! I'll be rocking this little guy at midnight and hoping for a happy pregnancy result soon!  … [Read more...]


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Krishna Janmashtami 2015!

Even though Krishna Janmashtami is late this year, taking place in early September instead of late August, it  still snuck up on me! I'm thrilled to realize that the big holiday season is just about to begin. This year Krishna Janmashtami is September 5th.Here you can see more information about Krishna Janmashtami (celebrating Sri Krishna's birthday) from my previous years' posts: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/whitehindu/2013/08/happy-birthday-krishna-krishna-janmashtami/And this year … [Read more...]


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Happy Krishna Janmashtami!

No book club today. Instead here are some inspiring images of Sri Krishna...(More info on Krishna Janmashtami here) … [Read more...]


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Krishna Janmashtami / Gokulasthami 2014

Krishna's birthday this year falls on the day before my wedding anniversary! (August 17th) Seems pretty auspicious to me.We won't be able to do the event that we usually go to, though. Most years we go to the ISKCON temple for their huge celebration. But this year we're going to be at a family reunion in Canada. I'll have to bring a Krishna icon with me and see what I can do to honor Him while I'm there.This is the first Krishna Janmashtami since I started an Etsy store last year. I have … [Read more...]


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Giveaway: Baby Krishna Statue

I've been brainstorming, practicing, and testing out lots of different ideas for my new Etsy store: American Hindu. (I sell craft items that I create for myself, for my own use and enjoyment, but during this difficult financial period, I thought perhaps others would also enjoy the items I make)One thing I really wanted to do was baby Krishna statues with a hammock swing particularly for Krishna Janmashtami celebrations. So I've been working with clay and practicing, but I don't feel … [Read more...]


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Happy Birthday, Krishna! (Krishna Janmashtami)

Tomorrow is the celebration of Krishna's birthday!He is said to have been born at Midnight and it is traditional to fast and hold vigil all night, then celebrate at midnight.Ways To Celebrate:-Place an image of the baby or child Krishna in a prominent place in your home, perhaps in a cradle or hammock.-Decorate your home and altar with fresh flowers-Watch movies or plays about young Krishna's life (Krishna Leela)-Set up an obstacle course to reach a pot of butter since … [Read more...]


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