Annakoot or Govardhan Puja is a major celebration after a main day of Deepawali festival. This day observe on fourth day of five day celebration of Diwali. Govardhan Puja is dedicated to worship lord Krishna. On this day people worship lord Krishna and cows for performing ritual acts of the day. Women prepare delicious foods and sweets on this day and offer to deity of lord Krishna.

Legend Behind Govardhan Puja :

There is a beautiful legend behind the celebration of Govardhan Puja. After a long seven days period of lifting of Govardhan Mountain On a little finger lord Krishna put it down on this day of Govardhan Puja. Lord Krishna lifted this Govardhan Pravat to survived people of Vrindavan from huge rains by lord Indra.

Govardhan Puja or Annakoot In Lord Krishna’s Temples :

Nathdwara and Kankroli are the major places for the big and luxurious celebration of Govardhan Puja on the time of Diwali festival. There is a deity of Shrinathji in Nathdwara and from it approximately 17 km. far is another temple of Shridwarkadhishji in Kankroli. Dwarkadhish is elder brother of Shrinathji.

Nathdwara and Kankroli are the famous places for this celebration of Govardhan Puja. On this time both of the temples of Shrinathji and Dwarkadhishji are well adorned and various type of ritual and religious acts performed. In mid night of this day there is another auspicious acts of Annakoot performed.

Govardhan Puja In Year 2012: 14 November 

Govardhan Puja will be observing on the fourth day of Diwali festival. This festival is a moment of full of joy and happiness especially in Nathdwara and Kankroli.

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Nathdwara is the most important place to learn and know more about the Hindu religion. It is the place famous for Shrinathji temple. People from various parts visited this place to know more about this religious town of Lord Krishna.

Shrinathji Patotsav is one of the most auspicious occasions of this place of Nathdwara. Shrinathji Patotsav is a dedication to Lord Krishna. According to Hindu mythology on that day Shrinathji visited to Mathura at the home of lord Girdharji. Actually Girdharji is also an incarnation of lord Krishna.

Shrinathji Patotsav is marks as on seventh day of Krishna Paksha of Magh month of Hindu calendar. On that day Shrinathji plays the game of colorful Holi with family of Girdharji. Girdharji offered the gold and some of gifts to Shrinathji. Shrinathji Patotsav is also a part of arrival festival of Holi. It is the festival of joy and colors of life. Shrinathji Patotsav is the beginning of this colorful part of the religious life of persons.

Shrinathji Patotsav is one of the major ritual activities of this religious town Nathdwara. It is the time of fasts and acts of religion. During the time of Shrinathji Patotsav in Nathdwara people from various states visited in high quantity major Gujarati people are visited the religious place. Shrinathji Patotsav is a part of people from Vaishnava religion

Shrinathji Patotsav at Nathdwara in Year 2012 :

Shrinathji Patotsav is most watch able religious activity of Vaishnava Community. It is the time to beginning of a major festival (more…)

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