In Udupi, the town of Shri Krishna Temple, Janmashtami is celebrated in grand scale, locally known as Vittal Pindi.”Vittal” is derived from the word “Vittala” which is Lord Krishna’s childhood name.”Pindi” is derived from the word “Banda”, which means earthen pot containing milk, curds, butter, and so on. Pujas are offered throughout the day and night by the devotees.
Date: 18 August, 2014
Duration: 1 day
Audience: Adults, General Public Events, Children
Category: A Cultural Celebration, Festival, Fair
Venue: Udupi Carstreet
Admission: Free admission