6 creative DIY ideas to decorate your Krishna temple at home


Janmashtami is celebrated across the country to mark Lord Krishna’s birthday. On this day devotees pour milk on the idol of Lord Krishna. Janmashtami is also known as Krishna Janmashtami and Gokulashtami. This is celebrated on the 8th day of the black fortnight in the month of July-August Sravana in India. Mathura and Vrindavan temples are beautified and decorated with flowers and other colorful decorations to celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna.Read also – Janmashtami 2022: Auspicious day for gold and real estate investments, important for couples trying to conceive – The experts speak!

It is believed that Lord Krishna was born at midnight in Mathura and grew up in Vrindavan. As he was believed to be born at midnight, people place baby Krishna idols in a cradle after bathing, decorating and the start of Janmashtami celebrations. On this day, people perform puja and worship the idol of the god. Here are some Janmashtami decoration ideas for your temple that you can use: Read also – Janmashtami 2022: Special Dhaniya Panjiri at Gopalkala, try 3 prasads on Krishna Jayanti

6 creative DIY ideas to decorate your Krishna temple at home

Cradle of Krishna (Jhoola): Janmashtami is incomplete without the cradle of newborn Krishna, also known as jhoola. A metal statue representing Krishna and the child goddess Radha. A small flute should be placed next to the statue of Shri Krishna. Instead of buying a Jhula this Janmashtami, try making one with your own hands. Also Read – Janmashtami 2022: From Swapnil Joshi, Nitish Bhardwaj to Sumedh Mudgalkar Actors who became an overnight sensation playing Lord Krishna on screen

Radha Krishna: It’s Lord Krishna’s birthday so dress up Krishna and Radha in beautiful clothes. Radha is also part of the puja, so dress the goddess in new clothes as well. Dress them up with ornaments, garlands and brightly colored clothing. Radha and Krishna’s love story is eternal. So, decorate the two idols with vibrant outfits and flowers.

Recreate Vrindavan Temple: Create a Krishna village scene around the temple. To create the village environment, you can use artificial trees, small houses, cow toys and other objects. Make a rangoli in front of the temple.

Janmashtami prints: Door hangings are also attractive. These door hangings are usually printed with beautiful Janmashtami prints. You can use them at the entrance to your prayer room to make it nice from the outside as well. Doors can also be decorated with images of Krishna and other materials.

Makhan Matki: We all know that Lord Krishna loves makhan (butter), so it is an essential part of Janmashtami decoration. Take a matki (pot) and paint it brightly. You can also add glass and glitter to it. You can also buy or make a bansuri (flute) at home. Place the matki in your temple and fill it with makhan.

Mount Govardhan: According to Hindu mythology, the Govardhan Parvat played an important role in the life of Shri Krishna when Indradev was offended resulting in extremely bad weather. The mountain is considered a symbol of protection and a source of necessities. You can recreate the scene simply by building a hill out of cardboard or iron-on sheets and placing it on your Krishna idol’s finger.


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