Govinda Dwadasi in Phalgun Month - Govind Dwadasi

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).