Govardhan Puja 2018 Festival (Annakut)

 Govardhan Puja 2018 Festival (Annakut)

Govardhan Mountain is also called Giriraj Mountain. Five thousand years ago this Govardhan mountain used to be 30 thousand meters high and it is now probably 30 meters. Due to the curse of Pulastya sage, this mountain is becoming less and less a handful every day. The same mountain was lifted by Lord Krishna on his ant finger. Sringvardhan Mountain is situated at a distance of 22 km from Mathura.According to legendary belief, Pargasthya Rishi was brought to Braj by Dr Gauri Ranjaji from Draonachal Mountains. The second belief is that when the work of the Ram Sethu was going on, Hanumanji was bringing this mountain from Uttarakhand, but only then it was said that the work of the Setuband has been completed, hearing this, Hanuman ji established this mountain in Braj and in the south And returned again




Govardhan Puja 2018 Festival (Annakut)


 Importance of Govardhan Puja


People worshiped the Annakut (various types of food) and worshiped the Govardhan mountain through singing and dance. They believe that the mountain, one of them is the real God of the way he offers to live the life provides shelter in serious situation and save his life. There is a tradition of celebrating Govardhan Puja with various customs and great pleasure every year. People worship Lord Krishna on this special day in the celebration of God's victory on evil power. People worship the Govardhan mountain in confidence that they will be preserved by this mountain and they will always get the source of living.People offer bath to their cows and bulls in the morning and they decorate with saffron and garland etc. They offer sweet and delicious food items with kheer, batashe, garala, immense zeal and make a pile of cow dung and worship . They prepared Chappan's offering of cheapest offerings (means 56 food items) or in order to offer prayers to God during 108 food items.The Govardhan mountain can only be described as the shape of peacocks, which is similar to that, Radhakund and Shyama Kunda come in the eyes, Dan valley comes in the neck, Mukharavinda comes in the mouth and in the form of wings of Punchari tail Comes back as well. It is believed that the height of this mountain is decreasing day (a seed of mustard daily) due to the curse of Pulastya Muni.Once, in the true age, Pulastya Muni went to Dronacala (King of Mountains) and requested for the son of Govardhan. The king was very sad and Muni has appealed that he can not tolerate his son. Finally, in his son circumstances, he was sent with a muni that if he would be put down, he would have to stay there.On the way Muni put it down, while the nature of the phone is revealed in order to pass through the board of Braj. After coming back he found that he could not move Govardhan from that place. Then he got angry and cursed Govardhan to gradually reduce the size. It was about 64 miles long and 40 miles wide, 16 miles high and now only remains 80 feet.




















































































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