The celebration symbolizes the vitality and love of nature in our lives. Govardhan Parbat is said to have spared its occupants from unremitting downpours.
As per Vishnu Puran, the populace of Gokul used to love Lord Indra and commended a celebration in his honor as he was considered to be the supplier of downpours. When, Lord Krishna ceased them from offering supplications to God to Indra and love mountains and dairy cattle as they were the real wellspring of downpours and cultivators of field, separately. Master Indra, in an anger, sent a storm to submerge Gokul!
It is then, that Lord Krishna lifted the Govardhan Parbat on his little finger, to give haven to the populace of Gokul.
Govardhan Puja is known as "Padva" or \'Bali Pratipada\' in Maharashtra, as it recognizes King Bali who is accepted to leave Pataal Lok to manage over his kingdom in Bhu Lok consistently on this day.
Ceremonies and Celebrations of Govardhan Puja
In Mathura and Nathadwara, individuals celebrate Govardhan Puja with enthusiasm and most extreme commitment.
Dairy animals waste hills speaking to Mount Govardhan are fabricated. These hills are then brightened with blossoms and adored by the enthusiasts.
\'Annakoot\', importance a heap of sustenance, is a custom of get ready distinctive sorts of "Bhog" to offer to Lord Krishna. The gods are given a shower in milk, made to wear splendid new apparel and are enhanced with substantial adornments. After the conventional supplications to God, the distinctive Bhogs are greatly raised as a mountain, and enthusiasts take parcels of it as prasad.