8 November 2018 | Annakut, Bali Padyami, Govardhan Puja, Gujarati New Year

8 November 2018 is the Fourth day of Diwali (Bali Padyami or Bali Pratipada, Annkut, Govardhan Puja). On this day, Govardhan Puja is performed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, and some other states of North India. It believed on this day, Lord Krishna lifted Govardhan giri (Mount Govardhan) to protect the Gokul from heavy rains. Bali Pujan is […]

Bali Pratipada 2018 | Bali Pujan during Diwali

Bali Pratipada or Bali Pujan is observed on the following day of Diwali. In 2018, Bali Pratipada date is November 8. It marks the beginning of Kartik Month in Amavasyant calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh & Karnataka. It is also known as Bali Padyami and Vamana Jayanti in some places. As we […]

20 October 2017 | Annakut, Bali Padyami, Govardhan Puja, Gujarati New Year

20 October 2017 is the Fourth day of Diwali (Bali Padyami or Bali Pratipada, Annkut, Govardhan Puja). On this day, Govardhan Puja is performed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, and some other states of North India. It believed on this day, Lord Krishna lifted Govardhan giri (Mount Govardhan) to protect the Gokul from heavy rains. Bali Pujan is […]

Bali Pujan, 24 October 2014 (Bali Pratipada)

Bali vamana story

Today, 24 October 2014 is Bali Pratipada, Bali Pujan is observed on the following day of Diwali. It marks the beginning of Kartik Month in Amavasyant calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh & Karnataka. It is also known as Bali Padyami and Vamana Jayanti in some places. As we all know, ‘Indra’ (King of […]

Bali Padyami, Balindra Pooja during Diwali

Bali Padyami Puja is celebrated on the fourth day during Diwali festival. In 2017, Bali Padyami date is October 20. It is observed on the day after Deepavali Amavasya. Maha Bali, the King of Pathala loka (netherworld), is worshipped on this day. He was given a boon by Lord Vishnu to visit the earth once […]