Govardhan Puja 2023 Date and Time: Govardhan Puja is performed on the fourth day of the five-day Diwali festival. This festival is celebrated on the Pratipada date of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. On this day, Govardhan Parvat is built in homes and an idol of Lord Shri Krishna is made. After this, Govardhan Parvat and Lord Krishna are worshiped in the evening and Annakoot and Kadhi rice are offered to them. This year Diwali is on 12th November, but confusion has arisen among the people regarding the date of Govardhan Puja. Let us tell you on which day Govardhan Puja will be performed and what is the auspicious time of the puja.

This is the right date and auspicious time
This time the Pratipada date of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month starts at 02:56 pm on Monday, 13th November, and will end the next day on Tuesday, 14th November at 02:36 pm. Udaya Tithi is given special importance in the Hindu religion. In such a situation, the festival of Govardhan Puja will be celebrated on 14 November. According to Drik Panchang, the auspicious Govardhan Puja morning muhurat is between 6:43 am to 08:52 am on November 14. In such a situation, the puja time for Govardhan Puja will last for two hours and nine minutes. On Govardhan, Govardhan is made from cow dung and worshiped in the courtyard of the house. Govardhan Puja is also called the worship of nature, it was started by Lord Shri Krishna himself.

These yogas are being made on Govardhan Puja
This time auspicious yoga is being formed on the day of Govardhan Puja. Shobhan Yoga on Govardhan Puja is from morning till 01:57 pm. After that, Atigand Yoga will start. Atigand Yoga is not auspicious. However, Shobhan Yoga is considered an auspicious yoga. Apart from this, there will be Anuradha Nakshatra from morning itself on the day of Govardhan Puja.

Govardhan puja method
On the day of Govardhan Puja, wake up early in the morning and take bath.
Then in the auspicious time, make the shape of Giriraj Govardhan mountain with cow dung and also make the shape of livestock i.e. cow, calf etc.
After this, worship with incense sticks etc.
Worship Lord Krishna after bathing him with milk.
After this, offer Annakoot.

Importance of Govardhan Puja
Govardhan Puja is a festival dedicated to nature. It is believed that on this day Lord Shri Krishna broke the pride of Lord Indra and saved the lives of the people of Braj by lifting Govardhan Mountain on his little finger. People were given the message to serve and worship nature. This day was the day of Pratipada of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. Since then, Govardhan Mountain is worshiped on this day and Annakoot prepared from all types of seasonal vegetables is offered to the Lord.

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