Vat Savitri Vrat - Vat Purnima 2021 June 10

Vat Savitri Vrat or Vat Purnima is a traditional hindu festival celebrated mainly by the people living in the northern parts of India. According to the hindu calendar, it falls on the on the full moon day of the month of Jyeshtha. In 2021, Vat Savitri Vrat is on June 10.

Vat Poornima Vrat is observed by married women for the well-being and long life of their husband. On this speical day Women observe fast and perform pipal puja or peepal puja. In this pooja women tie ritual threads around the trunk of banyan tree, offer water and spread kumkum powder on it and then circumambulate the tree for seven times. The day honours Savitri (wife of Satyawan), who rescued her husband's soul from Yama, the lord of death.

Vat Savitri Vrat - Vat Purnima


On this day women observe fasting throughout the night until next morning. They break their fast on the next day by offering charity to Brahmins.

Vat Purnima 2022

Next year, Vat Savitri Vrat or Vat Poornima Vrat 2022 is on 30 May.