Vat Savitri Vrat 2023 Date, Vat Purnima Vrat 2023 , वट सावित्री व्रत

Vat Savitri Vrat 2023 Date, Vat Purnima Vrat

Vat Savitri Vrat is observed during Jyeshtha Amavasya in Purnimanta calendar which also celebrates Shani Jayanti. Vat Savitri Vrat, which is also called as Vat Purnima Vrat in Amanta calendar is observed during Jyeshtha Purnima. North Indian married women observe Vat Savitri Vrat 15 days earlier than women in Maharashtra, Gujarat and southern Indian states . However the legend behind observing the Vat savitri fast is same in both Purnimanta and Amanta calendars. As per the great legend, Savitri tricked Lord Yama, the lord of death, and forced him to return the life of her husband Satyawan. That is why married women observe Vat Savitri Vrat for well-being and long life of their husband.

Married women get up early in the morning of Trayodashi day, wears new clothes, new bangles and apply bindi and vermilion (sindoor) on forehead and offer prayers to Banyan Tree or Vat Vriksha. Women eat fruits on the day of the fast. Women offer water, Akshat, Abil, Dhoop, Deep, Kumkum, flowers, fruits, Ganga jal to the Banyan Tree, after that a red or yellow coloured cotton thread is tied around the tree. After that they perform 108 parikrama around the tree. They wish for a happy long life with their husbands and offer prayers to Savitri as well as Vat tree. The story of Savitri and Satyavan is read which is also called Vat Savitri Vrat Katha. Savitri is worshipped as the Goddess of the day and Vat vriksha puja is performed. The fast is completed after offering water to the moon as well as prayers to the great Savitri. The women toucn the feet of their husbands and elder people in the home. Food, clothes and money are distributed to the needy and the poor. Available here is Vat Savitri Vrat Katha.

Vat Savitri Puja Amavasya/Purnima Muhurat

Vat Savitri Vrat 2023 Date Amavasya - Friday, May 19, 2023 (North Indian states such as Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Punjab and Haryana)

Vat Purnima Vrat 2023 Date - Saturday, June 3, 2023 (Maharashtra, Gujarat and southern Indian states)
Amavasya Tithi Begins - 09:42 PM on May 18, 2023
Amavasya Tithi Ends - 09:22 PM on May 19, 2023

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