Govatsa Dwadashi - गोवत्स द्वादशी


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On the day of Kartik Krishna Dwadashi, Gau mata and her calf are worshiped on the day of Govats Dwadashi. This festival is celebrated on Dwadashi after one day of Ekadashi and one day before Dhanteras. Govats Dwadashi is worshiped at godhuli bela. People who follow Govats Dwadashi avoid eating any wheat and milk products during the day.

In some parts of India, it is also called the festival of Bach Baras. In Gujarat it is also called Vagh Baras. Govats Dwadashi is also celebrated as Nandini Vrat. Nandini Gau is considered divine(Divya) in Hinduism.

Govats Dwadashi Puja is performed by women to wish for a son. On this festival, murti’s of Gau-calf, tiger and tigress are made from wet clay and placed on the patla / patta / pat, and they are duly worshiped.

Keep in mind: According to the Bhavishya Purana, the Goumata has the abode of Brahma in the background, Vishnu in the neck, Rudra in the mouth, all the devta’s in middle part and maharishigana in romchhidra, Anant Nag in the tail, mountains in the all the hooves, Gangaadi rivers in Gaumutra, Lakshmi in Gaumay and Surya-Chandra in eyes.

Related Name
Bach Baras, Wagh Baras, Nandini Vrat

गोवत्स द्वादशी हिन्दी में भी उपलब्ध

कार्तिक कृष्ण द्वादशी के दिन आने वाले गोवत्स द्वादशी उत्सव के दिन गाय माता एवं उनके बछड़े की पूजा की जाती है। यह त्यौहार एकादशी के एक दिन के बाद द्वादशी को मनाया जाता है।

Gaudhuli Bela

When the animals graze and go back to their shelter, that time is called Gaudhuli. Apart from this, when the Gau is going back to its place and the dust of their feet is covering the redness of the sun, the period that occurs at that time is called gaudhuli. In the scriptures, gaudhuli bela is considered auspicious for marriage. That time is called the Gaudhuli bela (period) by the Muhurtakars.

When the purifying lagna and time of marriage is not coming out on the purification of the cruel planet, Yuti Veda, Mrityu Baan etc. in the marriage Muhurta, then marriage should be done in the Gaudhuli Bela.

Related Information

Futures Dates
1 November 202121 October 2022
Frequency
Yearly / Annual
Duration
1 Days
Begins Tithi
Kartika Krishna Dwadashi
Ends Tithi
Kartika Krishna Dwadashi
Months
October / November
Past Dates
25 October 2019, 4 November 2018

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