Vat Savitri Vrat 2023: Why is the banyan tree worshiped on the day of Vat Savitri Vrat?

Aditi ShrivastavaPublish Date: 16 May, 2023
Vat Savitri Vrat 2023:Every year, as per the Hindu calendar, the auspicious Vat Savitri Vrat is observed on the new moon day of the Jyestha month. This sacred occasion holds great importance for married women who observe a fast and pay homage to the banyan tree, seeking uninterrupted blessings for the longevity and well-being of their husbands. According to scriptures, observing the Vat Savitri fast is believed to bring joy, prosperity, wealth, and abundance into one's life. Additionally, special worship is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi on this significant day. In the Hindu calendar, this year's Vat Savitri Vrat falls on Friday, May 19th, 2023. Explore the reason behind worshiping the banyan tree during the Vat Savitri fast in this video

Vat Savitri Vrat 2023

Vat Savitri Vrat holds a similar significance to that of Karva Chauth in terms of religious beliefs. On this day, married women participate in a ritualistic worship of the banyan tree, also known as the Vat Vriksha. This traditional festival is celebrated throughout India in various states, including Maharashtra, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Punjab, Gujarat, and more.

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