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About Savitri Brata

Savitri Brata is a Hindu festival that is celebrated in certain parts of India, particularly in the states of Odisha and West Bengal. It is a day of fasting and devotion that is observed by married women, who pray for the long life and well-being of their husbands.

There are many ways to celebrate Savitri Brata. Some common traditions include:

1. Fasting: Many women observe Savitri Brata by fasting for the entire day. This may involve abstaining from food and water, or simply eating a restricted diet.

2. Performing puja: Many women also perform puja (prayers) on Savitri Brata, either at home or at the temple, to seek the blessings of the goddess Savitri and to pray for the long life and well-being of their husbands.

3. Giving to charity: Savitri Brata is also a time of charity and giving to those in need. Women may choose to donate to charities or engage in other acts of kindness during the holiday.

4. Participating in cultural events: Many communities hold cultural events and programs to celebrate Savitri Brata, such as music and dance performances, parades, and community gatherings.

Overall, the celebration of Savitri Brata is a time for Hindu women to come together, pray for the long life and well-being of their husbands, and engage in traditions of fasting, puja, and charity.

  • Date: June 10 2023
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  • Observed By: Married Hindu women of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha and Nepal
  • Religious Type: Hindu
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