According to Hindu mythological legend next day of Diwali is celebrated as Govardhan Puja.
The legend goes as follows:
Once there were the residents of the town of Gokul, who always worshipped Indra to bless them with a good monsoon so that they could have a good harvest. In that town KrishnaKrishna
It is described that there are three aspects of the Supreme that must... was there, he convinced them that the Mountain Govardhan was the actual facilitator for rain. They should pray to the mountain and not to the Indra. On krishna's advice people stopped worshipping Indra, they invited his rage. There was a heavy rainfall that flooded the entire town, with homes, people, and cattle all were flowing with the waters. Krishna help them by lifting Mount Govardhan on his little finger, and all the town’s residents and animals took shelter under the raised mountain. In gratitude, the people created small mounds of cow dung to resemble Mount Govardhan, place flowers on it, and perform special prayers to Krishna seeking his blessings for prosperity. Since then the ritual of praying Mount Govardhan is performed every year after Diwali.
According to another Hindu mythological legend, many people celebrate the next day of Diwali as Bali Pratipada in reverence of King Bali.
The legend goes as that there was the Demon king Bali, who had organized Yajna. He became very powerful and wanted to invade the throne of Indra. Gods were afraid and requested VishnuVishnu
Vishnu is one of the Supreme Gods of Hindus and is a part of Hindu Trinity,.. for his help. Vishnu assured them that he would visit King Bali for their rescue. Vishnu incarnated as Dwarf Vamana. He asked him to grant him land that could be covered with his three steps. He promised to grant VamanaVamana
In VAMANA Avatar, Vishnu incarnates himself as a dwarf priest... whatever he had asked for.
Vamana immediately put his one foot on the earth and the other on the sky then he asked king Bali where he should put down his third step. King Bali immediately bowed down his head and told Vamana to place his foot on it. Vishnu did so, thereby pushed king Bali to the netherworlds. However, Vishnu was pleased with the way King Bali kept his promise. He granted him a boon that he would return to his kingdom on the next day of Diwali every year to know the well-being of the population of his kingdom.
According to Another Hindu mythological legend, many people perform the special prayer of Mount Govardhan on the next day of Diwali.