Govinda Dwadashi is an auspicious dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The day is observed on the 12th day (Dvadashi) during the Krishna Paksha (waxing phase of moon) of Phalguna month (February – March). Govinda Dwadashi 2017 date is February 23.
The day is of great significance for Lord Vishnu devotees. Special prayers are held on the day at
. Puri Jagannath Temple
Some Vishnu devotees take holy dip on the day in important Teerths (scared water tanks).