Govardhan Puja is celebrated a day after Diwali. It commemorates the victory of Lord Krishna over Indra.
Govardhan Puja is celebrated with great enthusiasm in Haryana, Punjab, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. In Maharashtra is it observed as ‘Padwa’.
Govardhan Puja 2022 Date: October 26, Wednesday.
Tithi Begins: October 25, 2022 4:18 PM.
Pratipada Tithi Ends: October 26, 2022 2:42 PM.
Devotees worship Lord Govardhan on this day and seek protection from hardships of life.
They also give bath to their bulls and cows, and decorate them with garlands. They then worship the cows and bulls as they were considered dear to Lord Krishna.