Puja Vidhi and Muhurat for Govardhan Puja 2015

Govardhan Puja 2017


  • Govardhan puja is performed on the day following Badi Deepavali.
  • In many houses, Annakoot puja is performed by preparing Chappan Bhog which contains 56 varieties offood items which are offered to God.
  • An image of Govardhan is made of cow dung or mud. A picture of Govardhan can also be used for the puja.

Preparation for Govardhan Puja

  • Cow dung or mud
  • 2 sugarcane sticks
  • Curds, unboiled milk, batasha, ladoo and peda
  • Roll, Chawal
  • Clay Deepak and matchsticks
  • One silver coin for some money for dakshina

Vidhi / Method of Performing Govardhan Pujagovardhan

  • Start the puja of Govardhanji by offering 2 sticks of sugarcane.
  • Curd, unboiled milk, batasha, laddoo and peda are offered.
  • Deepak is lit. Puja is done with roli and chawal
  • After the puja, do four parikrama around Govardhanji
  • Some batasha is left in the thali. This is later given to the mishrani with money.
  • The katha of Lakshmiji is read.
  • The mishrani, who reads the katha, is given a silver coin or money as dakshina.
  • After puja the kaajal from the kajlota of Deepavali puja is applied.
  • The women of the house first eat the sweet rice that was set aside on Deepavali and only then partake the food cooked that day.

Govardhan Puja Muhurat 2017

  1. Govardhan Puja Pratahkal Muhurat = 06:20 to 08:37, Duration = 2 Hours 17 Mins
  2. Govardhan Puja Sayankal Muhurat = 15:29 to 17:46, Duration = 2 Hours 17 Mins

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