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Gopashtami 2019 Images and Messages: Twitterati Begins the Festival by Sharing the Holy Tale of Govardhan Giri and Lord Krishna

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Shri Krishna devotees across India, especially people in the Braj region of Mathura, Vrindavan and Govardhan is celebrating the auspicious festival of Gopashtami. It is an extremely significant festival. According to legends, on this day, Hindu god, Lord Indra was defeated by Krishna, who saved the villagers from torrential rains by lifting Govardhan Hills on his little finger. On this auspicious festival, cowsheds are cleaned and decorated with the animals given holy baths and dressing up for the rituals. Gopashtami 2019 celebration has begun. Twitterati is sharing Lord Krishna images and messages, remembering the sacred tale of Govardhan Giri and why cows are worshipped on this day. Gopashtami 2019 Date And Significance: Puja Vidhi And Shubh Muhurat of The Festival Dedicated to Lord Krishna And Cows. 

Lord Krishna’s father gave him the responsibility of taking care of the cows of Vrindavan. The festival is accompanied by an array of rituals and Pujas and is also popular among the agricultural community who revers the cows. There are many mythological stories associated with the festivity. And that is what Twitter users are sharing online. One of the famous legends related to Gopashtami is Lord Krishna saving the villagers from torrential rains by lifting the Govardhan Giri. It is also said that on Gopashtami, he started serving as a cowherd. The images and messages revering Lord Krishna and his love for the cows are surfacing online.

Here Are the Tweets:

Gopashtami Celebrations:

The Tale of Govardhan Giri:

Gopashtami Auspicious Wishes:

Gopashtami Rituals:

Gopashtami Puja falls on the eighth day of Ashtami in bright Krishna Paksha phase of the Hindu month Kartik. Hindu devotees will perform special Gau Puja (cow worship), where they clean and decorate the cow stables and pray to Lord Krishna as well as the cows. They thank the animal for providing us with the utilities such as milk and helping in cultivation all year.

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