According to Hindu calendar, Govardhan Puja is being celebrated today on Pratipada date of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month.



Govardhan Puja falls on the second day of Diwali. Govardhan Puja has special significance in Hinduism. Govardhan Puja is also called Annakoot. Govardhan Puja is celebrated exclusively in North India.

Dr. Acharya Sushant Raj told that it is believed that on this date, Lord Krishna saved Gokul residents from the wrath of Indra and destroyed the arrogance of Devraj. Lord Krishna raised the Govardhan mountain with his youngest finger.
The tradition of worshiping Govardhan Parvat started since then. Govardhan Pooja, also known as Annakoot festival. This festival, which is celebrated the next day from Diwali, is this time on 15 November i.e. today. Every year this festival happens on Pratipada date of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. In which cow cow dung is worshiped by making a statue of Govardhan Parvat.

In this festival, not only cow dung is made from cow dung, but a picture of cow is made and in the evening, it is worshiped in the auspicious time by law. During this time, Govardhan and cow are specially worshiped.

Auspicious time for worship:
This time, the auspicious time of Govardhan Puja is from 03.17 pm to 5.:24 pm.

Auspicious time and method of worship:
Method of worship:
The next day of Diwali i.e. on the day of Govardhan Puja, Govardhan Parvat is made from cow dung and decorated with flowers.
– Incense, lamps, naivedya, water, fruits and flowers are offered to Govardhan during worship. Apart from this, cow is specially worshiped at Govardhan Puja. Animals are worshiped on this day.
– Govardhan Parvat is made as a male on Govardhan Puja. Then an earthen lamp is placed on the navel of Govardhan Purush. Along with lighting this lamp, milk, curd, Ganga water etc. are offered during worship and later distributed as Prasad.
– Seven revolutions of Govardhan are performed at the end of the puja. Then the orbit is completed by sowing barley.
– Govardhan Mountains are considered and worshiped as God and worshiping Govardhan increases wealth and child happiness.
On the day of Govardhan Puja, not only is Govardhan Parvat worshiped but Lord Vishwakarma is also worshiped.

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