Kolkata : The fast of Vat Savitri is kept on the new moon day of Krishna Paksha of Jyeshtha month. On this day women observe fasting for the long life of their husbands. It is said that the fast of Vat Savitri is as fruitful as Karva Chauth. This year, Vat Savitri’s fast will be observed on Monday, May 30. Women who are going to observe Vat Savitri fast for the first time this year should know about its rules, worship method and auspicious time.
Women observing the fast of Vat Savitri get the boon of Saubhagyavati. This fast is not only observed for the longevity of the husband, but it also brings happiness, prosperity and prosperity in the house. The festival of Vat Savitri is going to be very special this year. Somvati Amavasya and Shani Jayanti will also be celebrated on the day of Vat Savitri. Apart from this, Sarvartha Siddhi Yoga and Sukarma Yoga are also being observed in the morning. Keeping Vat Savitri fast in such an auspicious coincidence will be beneficial in itself.
Women observing the fast of Vat Savitri should keep the items of worship in two baskets. The idols of Savitri and Satyavan, Kalava, Banyan fruit, incense, lamp, fruits, flowers, sweets, roli, 1.25 meter cloth, bamboo fan, raw yarn, perfume, betel leaf, betel nut, coconut, vermilion, intact, honey Things like soaked gram, kalash, peanuts, makhana’s lava are included.
On the day of Vat Savitri fast, take the goods of both the baskets early in the morning and go to the banyan tree. First of all offer water to the banyan tree. After this, apply tilak of Roli and Kumkum on the tree. Then tie a raw yarn and circumambulate the banyan seven times. Perform aarti to the banyan tree and wish your husband a long life.
Amavasya Tithi will end from 2:54 pm on Sunday, 29th May to 4:59 pm on Monday, 30th May, but due to Udiya Tithi, the fast will be kept on 30th May only. Sarvartha Siddhi Yoga will start from 7.12 am on this day and will continue till 5:08 am on May 31.