Category Archives: Vrat

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Coming Date Mahalakshmi Vrata2012 Mahalakshmi Vratha or Mahalaxmi Puja which begins on the Bhadrapad Shukla Ashtami Tithi and ends on Ashwin Krishna Ashtami Tithi (eighth day after full moon in September). In 2012, Mahalakshmi Vrata begins on September 23 and ends on October 8. The Mahalaxmi Vrata is observed for sixteen days and is mainly… Read More »

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Monthly Pradosh Vrat Date2012-2013August 15, 2012 – WednesdayAugust 29, 2012 – Wednesday September 13, 2012 – ThursdaySeptember 27, 2012 – Thursday October 13, 2012 – Saturday – Shani PradoshOctober 27, 2012 – Saturday – Shani Pradosh November 11, 2012 – SundayNovember 25, 2012 – Sunday December 11, 2012 – Tuesday – Bhauma PradoshDecember 25, 2012… Read More »

Sunday Vrat

There was a god fearing old lady who was very poor and could not afford to buy a cow.She collected cowdung from neighbourhoods,for performing puja,every mornings.She had her meals,only after the pooja. One day,the neighbour decided to lock the cow inside the house,so that she would not get the cowdung.The lady, unable to get the… Read More »

Saturday Vrat

Once there was an argument between all the nine planets about who was the supreme among all of them. Lord Indra advised them to approach King Vikramaditya on Earth for an appropriate answer. The planet-Gods approached the king with their question which led him in a big dilenma.However,he came up with a solution.The king ordered… Read More »

Friday Vrat

There lived three friends belonging to different castes – Kayastha, Brahmin and Vaishya. They were married,but the Vaishya did not bring her wife home after the marriage. On request from his friends,the Vaishya decided to bring his wife home.The Brahmin friend cautioned him that, it was setting Friday and was not an auspicious time. However… Read More »

Thursday Vrat

A very generous,god fearing King used to worship and perform Vrat on every Thursday.His wife resented his giving donations and performing pujas and observeing Vrats. Once the King went to jungles for hunting and the queen was back home.Lord Vishnu,appeared there,in disguise of a Monk (Sadhu) and asked for alms.The Queen said that she was… Read More »

Wednesday Vrat

There was a couple who led a happy life.Once the wife was in her parents place and after some days her husband reached there to take her back.However,the in-laws requested him not to travel, being Wednesday and it was inauspicious to do so. The firm husband did not listen and proceeded back home with his… Read More »

Tuesday Vrat

A Brahmin couple had no children.They aspired for a child and therefore worshipped Lord Hanuman and his wife kept a Vrat on Tuesdays. Once the Brahmin went to the jungle to pray to the Lord Hanuman,by leaving his wife behind.But for some reason she could not worship Lord Hanuman and decided to fast. She fasted… Read More »

Monday Vrat

There lived a rich trader who had no issue.Inspite of all the luxuries,he always remained depressed.He observed the Vrat of Lord Shiva and Parvati on every Monday and fasted with the hope that his desire would be fulfilled one day. Mata Parvati asked Shiva why his disciple was not blessed with an issue.Shiva told her… Read More »

Significance and greatness of DevaShayana Ekadasi Vrat

The importance and greatness of Devasayani Ekadasi is explained in Bhavishya-uttara Purana. When Yudhistira asked about the Shayana Ekadasi fasting and observance, Lord Sri Krishna explained the glory of Shayana Ekadashi vrata which was told earlier by Lord Brahma to Sage Narada. The most auspicious Chaturmasa Vrata starts on this Ekadasi day. In Maharashtra, Ashadi… Read More »