Govatsa Dwadashi 2025 Date

Govatsa Dwadashi 2025 Date, Vagh Baras, Vasu Baras 2025

Dedicated to the worship of Cows and Calves, Govatsa Dwadashi falls on the 12th day of the Krishna Paksha of the Ashwin month as per Hindu calendar. Govatsa Dwadashi is celebrated one day before Dhanteras. People offer food to the cows on the day to seek their blessings and some even observe a day-long fast on the day. People who observe Govatsa Dwadashi do not eat any wheat and milk products on the day. Govatsa Dwadashi is also known as Nandini Vrat. Nandini is a divine cow in Hinduism.

Govatsa Dwadashi is known as Vasu Baras which is regarded as the first day of Deepavali in Maharashtra and it is celebrated as Vagh Baras in Gujarat. Govatsa Dwadashi is known as Vagh in some northern states, which means repaying one’s financial debts. On this day, businessmen clear their accounts books and do not make further transactions in their new ledgers.

Govatsa Dwadashi 2025 Puja Date and Time

Govatsa Dwadashi 2025 Date - Friday, October 17, 2025

Pradoshkala Govatsa Dwadashi Muhurat - 05:49 PM to 08:20 PM (New Delhi Time)
Duration - 02 Hours 31 Mins

Dwadashi Tithi Begins - 11:12 AM on Oct 17, 2025
Dwadashi Tithi Ends - 12:18 PM on Oct 18, 2025

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