Jivitputrika Vrat 2021 Date: When is Jivitputrika Vrat? Know date, puja muhurta, importance of Paran and Jitiya fast
According to the Hindu calendar, Jivitputrika Vrat is observed every year on the Ashtami date of the Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month. It is also called Jitiya Vrat in some places. On this day, mothers keep a Nirjala fast for the safety and happiness of their children. This fast is kept for the welfare of the son. This fast is named Jivitputrika after the name of Gandharva prince Jimutavahana. This year Jivitputrika Vrat or Jitiya Vrat is on Wednesday, 29th September. Today in Jagran Spirituality we know about the date of Jivitputrika Vrat, Puja Muhurta, Paran and importance of Jitiya Vrat.
Jivitputrika Vrat 2021 Muhurta
According to the Hindi Panchang, Ashtami Tithi of Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month is starting on Tuesday, September 28, at 06:16 in the evening. This date will end on the next day, 29 September, Wednesday at 08:29 pm. Religious belief is that Udayatithi is valid for the fast, so Jivitputrika Vrat will be kept on 29th September.
Jivitputrika Vrat 2021 Paran
Mothers who observe the Jivitputrika fast on 29th September this year, they will have to perform pooja on Thursday, 30th September, after bathing etc. in the morning. It would be better to get it done before noon. Parana after sunrise is considered good. Without Parana the fast is not complete and its full fruit is also not obtained.
Significance of Jivitputrika Vrat
According to mythological beliefs, by observing this fast, the child gets long life, health and a happy life. This is one of the difficult vows. Water and food are sacrificed in this fast, hence it is called Nirjala Vrat.