Govardhan Puja Vidhi is a standout amongst the most fascinating and highly praised Puja Vidhi in the Hindu custom.
The Govardhan Puja day comes on the next day of the Diwali Puja and it is commended as the day when Lord Krishna crushed God Indra.
Govardhan Pooja Aarti
तेरी लीला अपरम्पार
किया तूने सबका उद्धार
तोड़ कर घमंड इन्द्र का तूने
गोवर्धन का महत्व बताया
ऊंगली पर पहाड़ उठाकर तूने
जिन्दगी का सच्चा पाठ पढ़ाया
पद से ना होता कोई महान
परोपकार ही सच्चा ज्ञान
तब से ही गोवर्धन पूजा का पर्व मनाया
नदी,पहाड़ का महत्व बढ़ाया ||
Govardhan Puja Vidhi and Muhurat
In religious writings, Happy Govardhan Puja festivities are proposed among Pratipada Tithi of Kartik month.
Occasional upon beginning time of Pratipada, Govardhan Puja Muhurat may fall one day before on the Amavasya day on Hindu timetable.
Govardhan Aarti is devoted to Shree Govardhan Maharaj. Devotees made Mount Govardhan by Cow dung and perform Govardhan Puja Aarti at their Home.
Mythology Behind the Govardhan Puja
Govardhan is a small hill arranged at ‘Braj’, close to Mathura. As per the legends in ‘Vishnu Puraan’, individuals of Gokul used to honor that mountain as Lord Indra.
It has been a custom for a long time. Individuals trusted that if they don’t perform this Puja, Indra would get very angry and there will be no rain which will prompt to shortage of food grains.
Master Krishna clarified them that it was Govardhan mountain and not Lord Indra, they ought to love the Govardhan.
Individuals got convinced and performed Puja for Govardhan. By seeing this change in the villagers, Indra got angry and started to bring heavy rains.
Then Ruler Krishna approached to guarantee the security of the villagers and cows.
In the wake of performing Puja and offering supplications to Govardhan, Master Krishna elevated the mountain on the small finger of his right hand with the purpose that everyone could take shelter under the hill.
He lifted the mountain for seven days and seven evenings. After this occurrence Lord Krishna was otherwise called Giridhari.
Indra acknowledged him as an incomparable power. From that day, Govardhan Puja is came into practice.