🌳Vat Savitri Vrat - वट सावित्री व्रत

Vat Savitri Vrat Date: North India: Friday, 19 May 2023
Vat Savitri Vrat

Married Hindu women whose husbands are alive celebrate Vat Savitri Vrat to pray for their Parents-in-Law and husband for a long life. Married women in Maharashtra, Gujarat and southern Indian states observe Vat Savitri Vrat 15 days later than that of North Indians.

According to Savitri Vrat Katha, her father-in-law eyesight and Kingdom came back, Satabhana fell under the tree, while the soul returned to her dead husband. According to the Puranas Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh are all inhabited in banyan tree. Sitting down under banyan tree, listening to pujas, fast stories are fulfill the desires. Lord Buddha had received wisdom under this tree. Therefore, the tree is considered to be a supplement of knowledge, mukti and long-life.

Savitri is considered to be the historical character for ideal womanhood and noble patriarchy in Indian culture. The meaning of Savitri is Ved Mata Gayatri and Saraswati too. This festival is popularly known as Vat Savitri because of the law of remembering the legend of Savitri-Satyawan and worshiping the banyan tree.

Women circular round the banyan tree with wrapped threads around the tree, which is called protection. Along with the worship, women took blessed from her husband and distribute prasadam and sweets. Ultimately, according to Parivrata Savitri, make proper worship of your father-in-law.

Related NameVat Savitri Amavasya, Bad Amavas, Bad Pujan Amavasya, Vat Amavasya, Savitri Amavasya
Begins TithiJyeshtha Krishna Amavasya
ReasonLong life of husband
CelebrationsFast, Dan, Puja.

वट सावित्री व्रत हिन्दी में पढ़ें

हिंदू विवाहित महिलाएं जिनके पति जीवित हैं, अपने सास-ससुर एवं पति की लम्बी उम्र के लिए वट सावित्री व्रत को मानतीं हैं..

How to observe Savitri Vrat?

◉ Women wake up early in the morning on the Savitri Vrat day and after taking bath, wear new clothes and ornaments including bangles. All married women wear red vermillion on the forehead, which is elongated to touch the line parting the hair.
◉ Savitri is symbolically represented by the grinding stone, locally known as Sila Pua. The grinding stone is thoroughly cleaned and worshipped. Bhoga or offering to Savitri consists of rice, wet pulses and locally available fruits like mango, jackfruit, banana etc.
◉ The fasting begins at sunrise and ends after sunset with the evening prayers.
In some places, parents, elders and brothers give a token amount of money to fasting woman. Women take the blessing of parents and other elders.
◉ The fast is broken by consuming the offering made to Savitri.
◉ Women also make it a point to read or listen to the Savitri and Satyavan story mentioned in the Mahabharata.

Related Information

Futures Dates
North India: 6 June 2024North India: 25 May 2025North India: 16 May 2026North India: 4 June 2027
Frequency
Yearly / Annual
Duration
1 Days
Begins Tithi
Jyeshtha Krishna Amavasya
Ends Tithi
Jyeshtha Krishna Amavasya
Months
May / June
Reason
Long life of husband
Celebrations
Fast, Dan, Puja.
Imp Places
Home, North India
Past Dates
North India: 30 May 2022, South India: 24 June 2021, 10 June 2021, 22 May 2020
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