Soon Satyavan also regained his lost kingdom. The story of Satyavan and Savitri is a sub plot in the Mahabharata. The King gave her the permission to choose her husband. One day, Savitri met a young man in the forest who was carrying his blind parents in two baskets balanced on either side of a stick.
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Married women in the different states of India observe a fast on this day and pray for the long life of their husbands along with good fortune for them. All the Hindu women worship and propitiate the respectable Savitri, as a Devi in this festival.
The fast is observed for three days and begins on the Trayodashi day and ends on the Purnima. The fast is supposed to be observed for three days and three nights and ends in the morning of the fourth day. However the fast is usually observed on the last day of the three days and all night long and broken the next day. On the first day of the fast, married women apply a paste of gingli sesame and amla Indian gooseberry. In this festival wives pray for the long life, wealth and prosperity of their husbands.
According to the Purnimata calendar, the vratSavitrivrat puja would be observed during the JyesthaAmavasya no moon day on the 4th of June, According to the Amanta calendar, this festivalwill be observed during the jyeshthaPurnima, on the 19th of June. Story of Savitri and Satyan The legend associated with Vat Savitristates that, Savitri, who was the devoted wife of Satyavan had brought back life to her husband and hence she is so popular and is considered International Festivals.
Vat Savitri Vrat Katha – Sabitri Brata Fasting Story - Vat Purnima Story
On the day, women observe fast and worship Banyan Tree Vat and Savitri. The story of Satyavan and Savitri is a subplot in the Mahabharata. The King gave her the permission to choose her husband. One day, Savitri met a young man in the forest who was carrying his blind parents in two baskets balanced on either side of a stick. The young man was Satyavan. On enquiry, the King found out from Sage Narada that Satyavan was the son of a deposed king and that he was destined to die in a year. King first refused to give permission for the marriage but Savitri was adamant.
Vat Savitri Vrat Katha, Puja Vidhi
Vat Savitri Katha in Hindi – वट सावित्री व्रत कथा