Happy Govardhan Puja & why Govardhan Puja is Celebrated 2021
Happy Govardhan Puja & why Puja is Celebrated 2021: Govardhan Puja day falls next day after Diwali Puja and it is celebrated as the day when Lord Krishna defeated God Indra. Sometimes there might be one day gap between Diwali and Govardhan Puja.
In Sanatan scriptures, 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 SANATAN (Hindu) calendar. Gowardhan Puja is also known as Annakut Puja.
On this day food made of cereals like wheat, rice, curry made of gram flour and leafy vegetables is cooked and offered to Lord Krishna.