Krishna Janmashtami celebration | THE DAILY HERALD

Hindus in St. Maarten celebrated Krishna Janmashtami from Friday to Sunday. This important festival celebrates the birth of Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu. Hindus celebrate Janmashtami by fasting, singing, praying together, preparing and sharing special food, night vigils and visiting Krishna or Vishnu temples.

In photo: Members of the St. Maarten Hindu Organisation are at celebrations at the temple in the Sun Building in Cole Bay, which holds regular prayers at 8:00am on the first and third Sunday of each month. Special services such as those for Janmashtami are also held at the temple.

Source: The Daily Herald