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Govardhan Puja 2017: Know annakut puja vidhi, subh muhurat and history

He Main Aspect Of The Govardhan Puja Is Installing The Govardhan Hill. Devotees Make Goverdhan Hill Either With Cow Dung Or Mud. People Also Use Some Crafty Fixtures And Artwork To Simulate The Eyes, Lips And Face Of Lord Krishna On The Govardhan Image. Devotees Also Fix A Peacock Feather On It To Highlight It.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Neha Singh | Updated on: 20 Oct 2017, 08:15:39 AM
Govardhan Puja 2017: Know annakut puja vidhi, subh muhurat and history

New Delhi:

Govardhan puja or Annakut Puja is done on the next day of Badi Dewali and it is celebrated as the day when Lord Krishna defeated God Indra. In several households, they too perform Annakoot puja which includes making Chappan Bhog featuring 56 varieties of delicious dishes that are all offered to God.
Govardhan Puja Vidhi 2017 

The main aspect of the Govardhan puja is installing the Govardhan hill. Devotees make Goverdhan hill either with cow dung or mud. People also use some crafty fixtures and artwork to simulate the eyes, lips and face of Lord Krishna on the Govardhan image. Devotees also fix a peacock feather on it to highlight it.

According to religious texts, Govardhan Puja celebrations are suggested during Pratipada Tithi of Kartik month. Depending on starting time of Pratipada, Govardhan Puja day might fall one day before on Amavasya day on Hindu calendar.

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Govardhan Puja Muhurat 2017

Pratipada Tithi Begins at 12:41 am on October 20, 2017

Pratipada Tithi Ends at 1:37 am on October 21, 2017

Govardhan Puja Pratahkal Muhurat — 6:28 am to 8:43 am Duration: 2 hours 14 mins

Govardhan Puja Sayankal Muhurat — 3:27 pm to 5:42 pmDuration: 2 hours 14 mins

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First Published : 20 Oct 2017, 08:08:19 AM