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Govardhan Puja, or Annakut or Annakoot (translated as “a mountain of food”)  is a Hindu festival in which devotees prepare and offer a large variety of vegetarian food to the murtis of Lord Krishna Paramatma (God) as a mark of gratitude. For Vaishnavas, this day commemorates the incident in the Bhagavata Puran when Krishna lifted Govardhan Hill to provide the villagers of Vrindavan shelter from torrential rains. The incident is seen to represent how God will protect all devotees who take singular refuge in him. Devotees offer a mountain of food, metaphorically representing the Govardhan Hill, to God as a...

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