Married women in India observe the Vat Purnima Vrat for the well-being and long life of their husband. The Vat Purnima Vrat is similar to Vat Savitri Vrat, which was observed by women from the Northern part of the country a few days back. Women in the central parts of India will mark the Vat Purnima Vrat on this Sunday, June 16. The dates of Vat Purnima and Vat day.Savitri are different because different lunar calendars are followed in different parts.
Importance of Vat Purnima 2019?
On this day, married women, undertake fast and prayers so that their husbands can enjoy long healthy lives. They also pray that they remain blessed enough to get married to the same person for the next 7 lives. ‘Vat Purnima Vrat ka Mahatva’ is when when all wives show their love, devotion and respect to their husbands.
When is Vat Purnima?
You need to know the right timings of the rituals (Vat Purnima 2019 kab hai) so that every woman can have a blessed married life with their soulmate. In 2019, the festival falls on June 16, 2019. The exact tithi and timings of the Vat Purnima 2019 are to be remembered to get maximum benefit.
In some places the Savitri Brata is celebrated on a different date and that is because they use a different type of calendar for the same. But in the most places of Northern India, the date stands to be June 16.
Story behind Vat Savitri 2019 (Vat Savitri ki katha)
As per the Mahabharata, the king Asvapati and his wife Malavi wanted a child. Soon they were blessed with a girl named Savitri. She grew up and married Satyavan. She was a faithful wife and daughter in law. One day, her husband collapsed to death. Then, Yama, (God of death) came to take his soul. But she prayed and begged him to give her back her husband. But he refused and told her to ask any 3 wishes, except that.
She asked first for the good health of her Father in law, second the restoration of kingdom and last a hundred children for her and Satyavan. For the last one, he was forced to give Satyavan’s life back.