Vagh Baras known as Govatsa Dwadashi or Vasu Baras or Gau Dushyami.
Hindu Diwali festival celebrations are in the main extends through 5 days, from Dhanteras to Bhaiduj. However in any places of India like Maharashtra, Gujarat a time prior on Dhan Teras recognized as Vagh Baras marks the start of Indian Diwali festival.
Vasu Baras or Bagh Baras ( Vagh Baras ) or Govatsa Dwadashi is the twelfth the light of day of the Krishna Paksha of Ashwin calendar month which is dedicated to the cow and calves. In the hindi language Govatsa Go or Vasu means ‘cow’ then vatsa means calf while the world.
Indian people, exceptionally inside rural areas symbolically think that, the cow represents motherhood. In urban India, since thousands of families cow is the individual economic source. Keeping this within remembrance wedded women sacrifice proper pujas because of the skillfully being of cows a calf upon the period. Images of Cow also Calf are in addition decorated with turmeric as a kumkuma.
Bagh Baras is one name as the changeless celebration inside Gujarat State. The rumor ‘Bagh’ refers to repaying one’s financial debts. Therefore people plain theirs account books this moment as a consequence take up not get in into fresh transactions. They start using inexperienced ledgers next Labh Pancham. In a few regions, it is strictly prohibited to drink cow milk, ghee also curd on Vagh Baras. Moong (Mung Bean) is mainly ready for today and cold foodstuff is served for today.
Many people were seen today worshipping the cows, calves and other cattle, feeding them Moong etc.
In India 2012, Vagh Baras will be celebrated on 10th November 2012.