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Govardhan Puja

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Why Govardhan puja celebrated?

According to mythology, Govardhan Puja is associated with: It is believed that Lord Krishna had saved thousands of creatures and human lives from the wrath of Lord Indra by lifting the enormous Govardhan mountain in his little finger to protect the people of Braj from the wrath of Lord Indra. As Krishna worshiped Govardhan mountain, he crushed Indra’s pride. People make Govardhan in their homes from cow dung on this day. Some worship Govardhan by celebrating the mountain with cow dung, while others make the God of Govardhan on the ground with cow dung.

Traditionally, Govardhan Puja occurs on the next day after Diwali. The festival is also known as Annakoot in some parts of the country. However, due to a solar eclipse, Govardhan Puja will not be held this year. Diwali occurs on October 24, but Govardhan Puja will take place on October 26. The day of Govardhan Puja is dedicated to Lord Krishna, Govardhan Parvat and cows. on this day 56 or 108 types of dishes to Lord Krishna. These dishes are called Annakoot in Hinduism.

Puja timings of goverdhan puja

Govardhan Puja Morning Muhurta time – 06:29 am to 08:43 am
Duration – 2 hours and 14 minutes
Pratipada starts on October 25, 2022 at 04:18 p.m.
End of Pratapa – October 26, 2022 at 02:42 pm

How to celebrate goverdhan puja

As part of Govardhan Puja, you first need to make a picture of Govardhan with cow dung in the courtyard of your house, and then light roli, rice, kheer, batase, water, milk, paan, saffron, flowers, and lamps in praise of Lord Govardhan on this day. As a result of worshiping Lord Govardhan with a sincere heart and following rituals, Lord Krishna’s blessings last throughout the year

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