Vagh Baras 2013, Wagh Baaras Festival in Gujarat

Vagh Baras 2013, Wagh Baaras Festival in Gujarat, Vagh Baras 2013 date, when is Vagh Baras in 2013?

Vagh Baras (Wagh Baaras) is observed on Dwadasi day in second half of Aso month. In 2013, Vagh Baras date is October 31.

Vagh Baras is also referred as Govatsa Dwadashi and Guru Dwadasi. In Gujarati language, Vagh means repaying ones financial debts. On this day people clear their khata (ledgers) and enter into new and fresh transactions on Labh Pancham.

On Vagh Baraas, cow and calf are also worshipped. This vrat is known as Nandini Vrat. In Dhodia tribal villages in Gujarat, this festival is celebrated in great fashion. They celebrate the fest as a sport chasing one another. The person who dressed like tiger chases the person dressed as cow.

Vaag Baras is known as Vasubaras in Maharashtra. North Indian people celebrate this day as Govamsa Puja.

Vagh Baras 2012 date was November 10.

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