Happy Vat Savitri Vrat 2021: Vrat Katha, meaning, wishes and images
Vata Savitri Purnima 2021: Vat Purnima Vrat is one of the most important days in the Hindu calendar. On this day, married women observe Vat Purnima Vrat for the welfare and long life of their husbands. However, in some Indian states, Wat Savitri Vrat is observed in Amavasya, while others observe fasting on the day of Purnima – both in the month of Jyeshta.
According to Hindu mythology, the Vat (Banyan) tree is believed to mean “Trimurtis”, representing Lord Vishnu, Lord Brahma and Lord Shiva. It is said that devotees worshiping the banyan tree are blessed with good fortune.
Wat Purnima Vrat is observed by married women in the month of Jyeshtha during Purnima Tithi according to the Amanta calendar.
This year Vat Savitri Purnima Vrat will be observed today, June 24, 2021 (Thursday). Purnima Tithi begins at 3:32 a.m. on June 24, 2021 and ends at 12:09 a.m. on June 25, 2021.
Vat Savitri Vrat 2021: Vrat Katha
According to legends, there was a king Ashvapati, he and his queen had no children. Guided by a sage, they performed a puja in honor of the sun god Savitr. Satisfied with devotion, the deity blessed them with a girl, who was named Savitri to honor the deity.
Years later, when Savitri grew up, the king asked Savitri to find his own partner. She met the son of the blind king in exile Dyumatsena, Satyavan. When she announced her decision to her father, Narad Muni intervened by predicting that Satyavan would die within a year.
Therefore, King Ashvapati asked Savitri not to marry Satyawan, but she insisted that she would only marry him. After marrying Satyavan, Savitri moved to the forest with her husband where he lived with his parents.
A year later, as the hour of Satyavan’s death was about to come, Savitri began to fast and on the decided day of Satyavan’s death, she went to the forest with him. Suddenly Satyavan fell near a banyan tree. Soon Yama appeared and was about to take away the spirit of Satyavan. Savitri told Yama that if you want to take her, you must also take me with you because I am a chaste woman.
Seeing her determination, Lord Yama granted her a boon to ask for three wishes. In her first vow, she asked Yama Raj to bless her stepfather with sight. In the second favor she asked for 100 sons for her father and in the last and third favor she asked for a son from Satyavan.
Lord Yama accepted all his wishes and was about to leave taking Satyavan with him. Savitri stopped him by saying how it is possible to have a son without her husband Satyavan.
Lord Yama was trapped in his own words and therefore had to bring Satyavan back to life. Since that day, Vat Savitri Vrat has been observed by hundreds of thousands of Hindu married women for the longevity of their husbands.
Happy Vat Savitri Vrat 2021
Vat Savitri Vrat 2021: Wishes
- May you progress in all your professional and personal endeavors. Happy Vat Savitri Vrat
- I wish you a very good life as a couple. Happy Vat Savitri Vrat 2021
- Aaye toh sang laye khushiyan hazaar,
Har saal manayein hum yeh tyohar.
Bhar de humara daman khushiyon ke saath,
From Umra tumhe hazar saal.
Vat Savitri Vrat ki dheron shubh kamnayein.
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