Govardhan Puja is also presumed to be a very special festival in India. It is usually celebrated in the northern part of India. The day after the Diwali is presumed to be the best date for celebrating this puja. However, every year it is celebrated as per the Lunar calendar. Many stories are related to this puja. It is said that this festival is the main one for the Vaishnavas. So, the entire part of Mathura or Vrindaban is engaged in the grand celebration of this Puja. We all know that Lord Krishna celebrated most of his childhood in Braj. People of that village loved him a lot. There was a hill that was called Govardhan Parvat.
Happy Govardhan Puja 2019
The history behind the puja:
During the heavy torrential rain, it was found that the whole village was about to wash away. All the people got scared and they have no other alternative. But they were saved by Lord Krishna who lifted the whole parvat in his single finger and provided sheltered to the residents of that village. Right from that day, people started to worship Govardhan Parvat along with Lord Krishna who saved their lives in such a critical period.
The main ritual of the festival:
People during this festival provide various types of food items before Lord Krishna. All the items that are served as made of purely Veg products. It is said that the favorite products of Lord Krishna are served during this period. Apart from all this, some pujas and yagnas are also conducted by the priests. It is a one-day festival, but the preparations start a few days earlier. Almost all the temples of Northern India, including Vrindaban and Mathura are decorated beautifully with lights and flowers. You can also come across various types of Bhajans of Lord Krishna. In short, the whole ambiance changes drastically.
Another mode of celebrating Govardhan Puja:
On the other side, other ways can be adopted to celebrate this puja. You can download various pictures and images of Govardhan puja and share them at different social sites. Most of the pictures come with good stories and quotes of Puja. The more you will share the more they will gain popularity and people will come to know about it. On the other side, you can also greet other people through some good Govardhan Puja wishes and messages. It is better if you attempt to create such messages by using your own words.
Thus, there are ample ways by which you can celebrate this puja. It is one of the most important festivals in India. If you want to know more about this puja and the various rituals connected to it you can visit the temples that organize such pujas. That will be much better and informative at the same time. As very few days are left so, let us try to celebrate this puja in a beautiful light. It will be a beautiful and amazing experience to be a part of this puja.