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 […]

Fourth Day of Diwali | Bali Pujan, Govardhan Puja & Annakut

Fourth day of Diwali is known as Bali Padyami or Bali Pratipada. In 2017, Bali Pratipada date is October 20. 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 […]

Govardhan Puja Muhurat 2017

Govardhan Puja is observed on the fourth day during 5-day Diwali festival. In 2017, Govardhan Puja date is October 20. It is mainly observed in North Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh. On this day, Lord Sri Krishna along with cows is worshipped. Govardhana Pooja is celebrated as a commemoration of the […]

Govardhan Puja 2017 | Diwali Govardhana Pooja

Govardhan Puja is observed on the fourth day during 5-day Diwali festival. In 2017, Govardhan Puja date is October 20. It is mainly observed in North Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh. On this day, Lord Sri Krishna along with cows is worshipped. Govardhana Pooja is celebrated as a commemoration of the […]

Tihar 2017 in Nepal

Tihar (Yama Panchak) is a five-day festival celebrated in Nepal after Dashain festival. In 2017, Tihar in Nepal starts on October 17 and ends on October 21. It is celebrated in Kartik month as per Nepali calendar. On five days of Tihar, five special rituals are performed. Kag Puja, Kukur Puja, Gai Puja, Govardhan Puja, and […]

Govardhan Puja, 24 October 2014

Today, 24 October 2014 is Govardhan Puja Mahotsav. It is observed on first day of Kartik month in Gujarati calendar and on Shukla Pratipada of Kartik Month in North Indian Hindi calendars. It is also considered as Gujarati New Year (Nutan Varsh Padvo). Govardhan Puja (Sri Krishna Puja) marks the best beginning for the New Year ahead. As Diwali […]

4 November 2013, Annakut Mahotsav & Govardhan Puja

Today, 4 November 2013 is Govardhan Puja & Annakut Puja Mahotsav. It is observed on first day of Kartik month in Gujarati calendar. It is also considered as Gujarati New Year (Nutan Varsh Padvo). Govardhan Puja (Sri Krishna Puja) marks the best beginning for the New Year ahead. As Diwali marks the Narakasur Vadha (demolition of Narakasur) by […]

14 November 2012: Govardhan Puja, Annakut Mahotsav

Today, 14 November 2012 is Govardhan Puja and Annakut Puja. It is observed on first day of Kartik month in Gujarati calendar. It is also considered as Gujarati New Year (Nutan Varsh Padvo). Govardhan Puja (Sri Krishna Puja) marks the best beginning for the New Year ahead. As Diwali marks the Narakasur Vadha (demolition of […]

Diwali (Deepavali), the festival of lights: Diwali Festival

Diwali (Deepavali), the festival of lights, is the most celebrated Hindu festival in India and even in USA, UK, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, etc.. Diwali is a five-day festival celebrated throughout the country on Kartik Amavasya, No Moon day in Kartik month. It falls in Ashwin month (Ashwayuja masam) in Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu calendars. Diwali 2012 date […]