Question: Hare Krishna Guru Maharaj: There are two days on which Janmashtami falls in some places in India. If someone follows the other day, not the Vaisnava day, will they get the same benefit? Anuttama Gandarvika devi dasi.

Guru Maharaj: Cannot say they will get the same benefit. Since in the puranas it says if the ashtami is with the saptami, this and that, it is not the same, as ashtami is with Rohini. One has to see astronomically. Certainly Krishna is a Person, and as far as they are...