On the day of Janmashtami, Shri Krishna is worshipped. Krishna Ji was born at night and He was born in Mathura.
In Mathura district, Uttar Pradesh has situated a holy place – Govardhan Parvat, a hill which was raised by Lord Krishna on his finger.
When Krishna lifted the Govardhan mountain on his smallest finger for seven days to save the people of Braj from the torrential rain and the gopas and gopikas lived happily in its shadow and removes the ego of Indradev. On the seventh day, God put down Govardhan.
Along with this, in many other places, this worship is also done for the happiness and prosperity of the family, good health, and long life.
Annakoot is offered to him to please Giriraj Bhagwan (mountain). Annakoot is done in temples on this day.
Krishna Ji is worshiped on the day of Govardhan and Mixing different types of vegetables make cereals. Offering Panchamarat and Makhan. In worship, incense, lamp, naivedya, water, fruits, flowers, flowers, butter, etc. are used.
Shri Krishna Ji was in love with the cow. Cows used to come to him when he used to play the flute.
Govardhan worship – During Govardhan Puja, people make this mountain out of cow dung and circumambulate it seven times. Worship the cow and feed jaggery to the cow.
From this festival we get a lesson that we should never have ego because ego can be broken at any time.
Vishwakarma deity is also worshiped on this day. The masons and artisans associated with handicrafts worship their tools. On this day, these people do not do any work using tools.