Jivitputrika Vrat is observed every year on the Ashtami date of the Krishna Paksha of the month of Ashwin. Women keep this fast for the long life of their children. Know important things related to Jitiya Vrat.
Jivitputrika Vrat 2021
According to the Hindu calendar, Ashwin month is the seventh month. There are many fasts and festivals in this month. Out of these, Jivitputrika fasting is done. This fast is also called Jitiya. This fast is observed every year on the Ashtami date of Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month. On this day women keep a fast for the long life of their son.
This time Jitiya’s fast is falling on 29 September 2021. The fast of Jitiya is kept for the welfare of the son. This fast is named after the Gandharva prince Jimutavahana. Let us know the important things related to Jitiya Vrat.
Jivatputrika Vrat Auspicious Muhurta
According to the Hindu calendar, Ashtami Tithi of Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month is starting from 06.16 pm on Tuesday, September 28, at 06.16 in the evening. This date will end on September 29 at 08:29 pm. Due to Udaya Tithi, this fast will be kept on 29th September. On 29th September, women observe a Nirjala fast and on the next day on 30th September, they can break the fast after getting up in the morning after bathing and worshiping. According to the scriptures, Parana after sunrise is considered auspicious. It is believed that no fasting worship is considered complete without Parana.
How to keep Jivatputrika Vrat
Jitiya fasting is considered to be the most difficult fast. Women who observe fast on this day observe Nirjala fast for their children. In this fast, after taking bath on the day of Saptami, it passes from Ashtami to Navami date. On Saptami Tithi, women do not eat anything after sunset. Women observe a Nirjala fast after taking a bath on the day of Saptami and end the fast on Navami Tithi.
According to the legend, the importance of this fast is associated with the Mahabharata period. It is believed that Lord Krishna revived the child born in Uttara’s womb by all his deeds. Since then, women keep a Nirjala fast on the Ashtami date of Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month. It is believed that Lord Krishna protects the children of women who keep this fast with full faith. As a result of this fast, the child gets long life, health and a happy life.
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