SHREE KRISHNASHTAMI also celebrated as "DAHIKALA
Lord Shree Krishna, in his childhood along with his
companions would steal curd and milk from the house of maidens. After the
birth day celebration of Lord Krishna at the stroke of midnight, the next
morning in Maharashtra, is celebrated as "DAHIKALA
UTSAV" by the devotees by breaking "DAHIHANDI" (earthern pots filled with
curd or milk and butter), which are hung from ropes at some height, a
symbolic recreation of Lord Krishna's youthful antics.