Krishna is a major deity in Hinduism. He is worshipped as the eighth avatar of the god Vishnu
and also as the supreme God in his own right.
Krishna is the god of compassion, tenderness and love
in Hinduism,and is one of the most popular and widely revered among Indian divinities.
Krishna's birthday is celebrated every year by Hindus on Krishna Janmashtami according to the lunisolar Hindu calendar, which falls in late August or early September of the Gregorian calendar.
Krishna is usually depicted with a flute in his hand.