Gobardhan Puja in Nepal in 2019

Gobardhan Puja in Nepal in 2019
  How long until Gobardhan Puja?
This holiday next takes place in 39 days.
  Dates of Gobardhan Puja in Nepal
2021 Nepal Fri, Nov 5 National Holiday
2020 Nepal Sun, Nov 15 National Holiday
2019 Nepal Mon, Oct 28 National Holiday
2018 Nepal Thu, Nov 8 National Holiday
  Summary
A day after Diwali in the month of Kartik. Celebrated by Hindus as the day Lord Krishna defeated the God Indra
  Gobardhan Puja in other countries
Gobardhan Puja internationally

Govardhan Puja (Annakut Puja)  or Bali Pratipada is a Hindu festival that is usually held a day after the main Diwali in the month of Kartik. Depending on the lunar cycles, there is sometimes a one day gap between Diwali and Govardhan Puja. 

Govardhan Puja is celebrated as the day Lord Krishna defeated the God Indra. 

Devotees celebrate Govardhan Puja by preparing a large variety of vegetarian food such as wheat, rice, curry of gram flour and leafy vegetables in order to offer them to Lord Krishna.

Customs of Govardhan Puja in Nepal

Govardhan Puja is the fourth day of Tihar, when oxen are worshipped. The Newar community celebrates Mha Puja in the evening.


Translate this page