Govardhan Puja is celebrated a day after Diwali, that is the fourth day of the 5-day grand Hindu festival. Occasionally there can be a day gap between Diwali celebrations and Govardhan Puja. According to the Hindu calendar, it falls on the first lunar day called as 'Ekam' of the Shukla Paksha (bright fortnight of the moon) in the month of Kartik. It forms an integral part of Diwali celebrations. This Puja is celebrated after Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights which is in the month of Kartik. This Puja is dedicated to the Govardhan Mountain near Mathura, which was lifted by Lord Krishna on his finger to save the people of Braj from heavy rains and flood created by the wrath of Lord Indra. Get access to all Govardhan puja, Govardhan puja images, Govardhan puja wishes.