Photos of the Day: Krishna's Birthday Gives 'Feeling Blue' Festive New Spin in India

Krishna Janmashtami, sometimes known merely as Janmashtami, is an annual commemoration of the birth of the Hindu deity Krishna. This year the festival takes place on August 28, 2013.

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Tahiat Mahboob is Asia Society's Senior Multimedia Producer. She grew up in Bangladesh, worked at New York Fashion Week and taught at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.