Govardhan Puja is a religious festival of Hindus. Lord Krishna is worshiped on this day and a wide variety of vegetarian food is prepared and offered as a Bhog. As per the Hindu calendar, the festival of Govardhan is celebrated on the Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. Govardhan Parvat is specially worshiped by people on this day. Let us tell you that Govardhan Puja is done on the second day of Diwali every year. On this day Special importance is given to Goverdhan and cow worships.
This year Goverdhan Puja Will be celebrated on the 15th of November 2020. On this fest, According to Hindu culture, people worship Cow and it is pretty important for us cow plays important role in Hindu culture. People make a mountain with the help of cow dung and worship god Ahead we will tell you more details about the process of this puja.
According to Mythology, you might know the importance of Goverdhan Puja. On this day Lord, Shree Krishna made people worship lord Inder Devta and Krishna Ji also told people about the importance of the mountains that it provides us food, grass for the animals, and many helping things which are necessary for the people and make their lifestyle better and convenience and Lord Krishna also picked up the mountain to save people from heavy rain. since the day people got to know the importance of mountains and started to focus on cultivation. After this incident, people worship Inder Devta and cow. The day is known as Goverdhan Puja.
Goverdhan Puja Vidhi
There are some necessary steps for Puja Vidhi which are given below:
- Apply oil while taking a shower
- At the main entrance of the house make the shape of Goverdhan with Cow dung
- Firstly make Goverdhan Parvat then put some Gwal Baal, Make some plants and trees around this
- In the middle of Goverdhan put the statue of Lord Krishna
- After that start worshiping and follow the process.
- offer some dishes and Manna
- At the end of Goverdhan Puja read tale behind the day and distribute holy food after all this.
Date of Goverdhan Puja: 15th November 2020, Kartik Month Shukla Paksha Pratipada
Govardhan Puja Evening time: In the afternoon at 3:17 to till evening at 5:24
Pratipada time start: In the morning at 10:36 (15th November 2020)
Pratipada time ends: In the morning at 07:05 (16th November 2020)