New Delhi, 30 May. Vatsavitri fast is observed on the day of Jyeshtha Amavasya. Women observe this fast for unbroken good fortune and marital happiness. Satyavan Savitri and Yamraj are worshiped on this day. With the effect of this fast, Savitri freed her dead husband Satyavan from the clutches of Dharmaraja. Today, due to Somvati Amavasya, this fast has become very virtuous, fruitful.
Law of Vat Savitri Vrat
Earthen idols of Savitri and Satyavan and Yama riding on a buffalo should be worshipped under the banyan tree. The root of the banyan tree should be watered with water. Water, Mouli, Roli, raw cotton, soaked gram, flowers and incense should be there for worship. After irrigating the banyan tree with water, wrap raw yarn around the stem and circumambulate it three times. After this the story of Satyavan Savitri should be heard. After this, after taking out the seeds of the soaked gram, keeping as much money on it as possible, give it to your mother-in-law or a married woman like mother-in-law and seek their blessings. One should listen or read the story of Vat Savitri fast.
Benefits of Vat Savitri Vrat
- Suhagin women can get unbroken good fortune by the effect of this fast.
- While living under the effect of fasting, the woman and her entire family lead a happy and prosperous life.
- Financial happiness, family, marital happiness is attained by the effect of fasting.
- By observing Vat Savitri fast, a woman can keep herself and her husband and family healthy.
- One gets freedom from diseases, calamities, sufferings, and sudden coming pains.
Story first published: Monday, May 30, 2022, 7:00 [IST]