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UDUPI, INDIA, Sept. 13, 3001: "Everyone must do duty, honestly, sincerely and diligently and this is the highest offer to God. This is Lord Krishna's message to the mankind," according to Vishweshatheertha Swamiji of Pejawar Adokshaja Math, Udupi Krishna Temple. Krishanashtami was being celebrated in Udupi on September 10. He said the Krishna Jayanti was celebrated in Udupi according to the solar calendar whereas elsewhere in the country it's celebrated according to the lunar calendar. The Krishna Math, temple and its surroundings are wearing a festive look for the celebration and thousands of devotees from across the state have descended on the temple town. Pujas coupled with cultural, musical and dance programs form the integral part of the two-day celebration.