The Diwali is one of the popular festivals which are celebrated in the month of October and November every day. The Diwali is simply known as the festival of lights. The Diwali is celebrated for many reasons such as the Goddess Lakshmi was born, Victory of Rama, Krishna Killed Narakaasur, etc. This festival is celebrated for five days. Many poojas will occur on the day of Diwali but the Govardhan Puja is the most significance on that day.
Are you interested to know about the Govardhan Puja? If so then you are in the right place. Here in the below section, you can obtain more details about the Govardhan Puja
About the Govardhan Puja
The Govardhan Puja will be celebrated by all the people around the world. This pooja is held a day after the main Diwali during the month of Kartik. The day is only celebrated by the Hindus. This was done for Lord Krishna which has defeated the God Indra. For some years there might be one day break between the Govardhan Puja and Diwali. Most of the people used to rejoice the Govardhan Puja by making delicious food of cereals like the rice, wheat, gram flour, and vegetables in order to give to Lord Krishna.
Reason why Govardhan Puja is celebrated
Some places in India like Maharashtra used to celebrate the Govardhan Puja. It is also known as the Bali Pratipada. It is celebrated in regards due to the victory of Vamana over King Bali. Govardhan Puja is considered that King Bali was boomed by the Vamana Lord to be extremely powerful. In some other places, the Govardhan Puja is celebrated by the Gujarati peoples in the month of Kartik.
How to celebrate Govardhan Puja
The people used to celebrate this festival with great pleasure and enthusiasm. People used to make the heap of the mountain of food, cow dung and adorn the god with the worship and flowers. They will make a wide range of Bhog to the Lord of Krishna to present. The God used to bath in the milk and clothed in the new dress and jewelry as well. Finally, then the worship will get over through the traditional prayers, Aarti and Bhog.
The Govardhan Puja is celebrated by the people all around India by decorating the Lord Krishna temple. As well as organizing more events and food after the pooja is finished among the people.