Bihar Panchami (Vihar Panchami) is observed in Vrindavan Bankebiharji Temple. In 2013, Bihar Panchami date is December 7.
It is the appearance day of Lord Banke Bihariji. BankeBihari Prakatotsav is an auspicious day when The Supreme Lord, incomprehensible by all human endeavor and knowledge, won over by dedication, humility and love of his devotees appeared to them in person.
Bihar Panchami is observed on Shukla Paksha Panchami in Margashirsha Month as per Hindu calendar. It is said that on this day Bankehihari, Lord Krishna, appeared in front of Swami Haridas in Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh.
During the festival of Bihar Panchami, the Banke Bihari Temple of Vrindavan and the temple premises are beautifully adorned and decked. Thousands of devotees visit the temple during Bihar Panchami festival.