Last week, Hindus celebrated Janmashtami, a two-day holiday marking the birth of the god Krishna.

Here are a few resources about the holiday that readers might find useful (and accessible to English Language Learners):

In pictures: Hindus celebrate birth of Krishna comes from the BBC.

Krishna’s birthday is a slideshow from The Guardian.

Janmashtami: blue-painted Hindu children dress up to celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna is a slideshow from The Telegraph.

Stories of Krishna is an interactive from the Seattle Art Museum.

Krishna Janmashtami is a slideshow from The Boston Globe.

More suggestions are welcome.

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