A number of popular traditional decorative items
are used by devotees during Janmashtami. It is a time to decorate
your pooja in the house with flowers, decorate the jhula/cradle
of Lord Krishna. Beautify your house to celebrate the birth of Bhagwan
Krishna. Listed below are a few of decorative items used during
Krishna Idols and Sculptures:
Lord krishna's idols and sculptures are the most important decorative.
Devotees perform pooja with the help of the idols. They can also
be placed in living room etc.
Krishna Wall Hangings:
Wall Hangings adorning the image of Lord Krishna are a popular
Janmashtami decorative item. As the festival is traditionally celebrated,
wall hangings with ethnic touch are preferred over others. Embroidered
cloth panels too work wonders as a popular festival decorative.
Krishna Door Hangings or Torans:
Door hangings with pictures of Lord Krishna pasted over them make
a unique decorative item. Attractive torans can be made by stitching
or pasting other popular Janmashtami symbols such as flute, morpankh
(peacock feather), pots containing butter and butter milk. These
eye catching Janmashtami decorative symbolize Lord's activities.