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CLIP 4800

Janmashtami, Krishna's birthday

Janmashtami, Krishna's birthday

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Key Info
  • Janmashtami, Krishna's birthday
  • Duration: 02:22
  • Images and explanation about the events surrounding Janmashtami, Krishna's birthday. Although Hindus can pray anywhere, festivals are a time to get together and they do so in the Mandir, the Hindu temple. A retelling of the rescue of Krishna is played out in the Mandir.
  • Subject:

    Religious Education



  • Keywords: Mandir, Krishna, Janmashtami
Ideas for use in class
  • Children could re-enact some of the celebrations from the festival, including the rescue of Krishna by his father.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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