New Delhi, 20 April.
Lord Surya not only illuminates the universe, but he is also the life-giving deity. Sun is called the king of planets in astrology. In the exalted position of the Sun, the person gets prestige, status, happiness, health and longevity, but if the Sun is in a bad condition in the horoscope, is sitting in a sinful state, then the person gets the opposite effects. In such a situation, the law of fasting Surya has been told.
How Surya Vrat is done
Surya Vrat is started from any Sunday of Vaishakh month. Surya Vrat is observed for a year or 30 Sundays. If you have taken a resolution for one year, then it should be done from Vaishakh to Vaishakh month, otherwise it can be done for 30 consecutive Sundays also. On the day of the fast, wear red colored clothes and clean the place of worship and sit on a red seat. Install the Surya Yantra of the Sun’s picture in front on a pile of wheat by laying a red cloth on a post. Worship the Sun God with red sandalwood and red flowers. Offer jaggery, jaggery pudding in naivedya. While sitting there, chant 12 or five rounds of the mantra Om Hra Hreem Hrauns: Suryay Namah. After chanting, offer Arghya to the Sun with pure water, red sandalwood, Akshat, red flowers and Durva. Consume wheat bread, porridge, milk, curd, ghee and sugar in food. Salt should not be eaten during Surya Vrat. Worship in the same way every Sunday.
How to do Udyapan Vrat
According to your resolution, after the completion of the Surya Vrat, its Udyapan is performed. Call a qualified learned Brahmin and get the fast done by law. In Udyapan, feed 12 Brahmins and give them charity and dakshina.
fruit of fasting
The happiness of the Sun is obtained by the effect of Surya Vrat. The suffering of the sun ends.
There is an increase in age and a healthy body is obtained.
For those who are very ill, their relatives can also observe this fast.
People suffering from skin, eye and brain related diseases should observe this fast.
If the Sun is giving bad effects in the horoscope, then this fast should be done.
This fast must be observed for lack of respect and advancement in job.