Anand Mahindra shares common excuse kids give to skip school during Janmashtami3 min read 19 Aug 2022, 08:14 AM IST
'Dahi-Handi' – also known as 'Gopalakala' – is a ritual in which devotees of Lord Krishna recreate the famous act of 'Maakhan Chori' or butter stealing which is one of the many mischievous acts from the Lord's childhood stories. This is observed on the next day of Janamashtami.
The festival of Janamashtami is celebrated to mark the birth of Lord Krishna, the God who is the embodiment of playfulness and innocence. People observe prayers in temple where baby Krishna is placed in a beautifully decorated swings while some states celebrate with the famous 'Dahi-Handi.'
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