Govardhan Puja is a festival which is celebrated with great zeal and zest across all parts of India. It is celebrated either next day or one day after the Diwali festival depending on the Hindu calendar. The traces of Govardhan Puja or Annakut Utsav can be seen in Mathura and Gokul where it is believed that Lord Krishna, in order to teach God Indra a lesson, lifted whole Govardhan Mountain on his finger.
From that day, it became a tradition of celebrating Govardhan Puja every year. On Govardhan Puja, Lord Krishna as well as Govardhan Mountain is worshiped which is considered as the lifeline of Gokul and Mathura.
10 Lines on Govardhan Puja in English
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10 Lines on Govardhan Puja – Set 1
1) Govardhan Puja is celebrated annually by Hindus after the main festival of Diwali.
2) Sometimes there might be one day gap between Diwali and Govardhan Puja.
3) It is celebrated in the month of October/November every year.
4) In other parts of India, Govardhan Puja is celebrated as the New Year day, especially in Gujarat.
5) Govardhan Puja is celebrated to commemorate the day when Lord Krishna defeated God Indra.
6) People of Gokul and Mathura celebrate Govardhan Puja with great enthusiasm.
7) There is a ritual of offering ‘parikrama’ around the Govardhan Mountain after the puja.
8) People make a ‘Govardhandhari Ji’ from cow dung and surround it with food and flowers.
9) On Govardhan Puja, people decorate all the Krishna temples with flowers and lightings.
10) People worship Lord Krishna and seek his blessing for their protection as he protected the people of Mathura.
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10 Lines on Govardhan Puja – Set 2
1) Govardhan Puja is a festival which comes immediately after Diwali and celebrated every year by Hindus.
2) According to the Hindu calendar, Govardhan Puja is celebrated in the month of Kartik and in the month of October/November as per the Gregorian calendar.
3) Govardhan Puja is also known as “Annakut Puja” in some parts of India and falls after Diwali festival.
4) It is celebrated to commemorate the story of “Bhagavat Purana” when Lord Krishna taught a lesson to God Indra by lifting the Govardhan Mountain.
5) Another festival “Bali Pratipada” or “Bali Padva” is also celebrated which commemorates the victory of Lord Vamana over the demon King Bali.
6) The rituals of Govardhan Puja start from the holy bath in ‘Manasi Ganga’ with puja of Manasi Devi, Harideva and Brahma Kund.
7) On the occasion of Govardhan Puja, people also give bath to their cattle, clean them and decorate them with flowers and ornaments.
8) In Annakut during Govardhan Puja, up to 56 kinds of dishes are offered to Lord Krishna and this offering is also known as ‘Chappan Bhog’.
9) People consider that the Govardhan Mountain is the real god as it provides food, wood and shelter to all living beings.
10) People worship Lord Krishna as well as Govardhan Mountain as a symbol which reflects the victory of good over the evil.
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10 Lines on Govardhan Puja – Set 3
1) Govardhan Puja is a Hindu festival celebrated during the festival of Diwali.
2) The festival is celebrated on the first day of Shukla Paksha of Karthik month in Hindu calendar.
3) Lord Krishna is mainly worshipped by devotees on Govardhan Puja.
4) Govardhan Puja is actually the celebration of importance of Govardhan Mountain in Braj.
5) People also celebrate by worshipping mother Cow as she is considered the Goddess in Hindu religion.
6) People bathe and wear new dresses on the beginning of the day.
7) Cows are especially worshipped on these days and are also fed with variety of foods.
8) After offering the sweets to Cow, the sweets are further distributed among relatives and neighbours.
9) Then people call their relatives to their home and ask them to join on dinner.
10) In the night people sit altogether and sing different religious songs dedicated to god.
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10 Lines on Govardhan Puja – Set 4
1) Govardhan Puja is the 4th day observation of the grand Diwali celebration.
2) According to the Gregorian calendar, Govardhan Puja comes in the month of October November.
3) During Shri Krishna in Braj, Govardhan Mountain was worshipped like a God by the people.
4) Govardhan Puja is a kind of commemoration of the greatness of Mountain Govardhan.
5) Govardhan Puja is grandly celebrated in Mathura and Gokul being the places of lord Krishna.
6) People who don’t find cow around their house, create and effigy of cow and worship it.
7) The Krishna temples in all around the city are decorated and crowded with devotees.
8) As a ritual 56 kinds of sweet dishes are prepared for Lord Krishna which are collectively called “Chhappan Bhog”.
9) The Govardhan Puja is celebrated as the victory of truth over the false and evil.
10) One can visit and watch the Govardhan Mountain on the exact same place still today.
People worship Lord Krishna as well as ‘Govardhan Parvat’ with full devotion and they sing aarti, bhajans etc. People see Govardhan Mountain as their life line because it gives them food, wood, shelter and also protects from any kind of natural calamity. The economy of every household is run by Govardhan temple. People also regard Lord Krishna because it was him who told the importance of Govardhan Mountain and taught a lesson to God Indra.