Savitri Pooja festival:
Savitri Pooja festival celebration observed by married women in the Western Indian states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Karnataka whose husbands are alive and it’s a great dedication of pray for husband to a long life is its origin and significance of the Savitri Pooja. The Savitri Pooja Festival dedicates to legendary of married women Savitri. The death God Yama is implored by Savitri, succeed to get back her die, Satyavan by her severe penance, Satyavan to rule of Kingdom. In the time of Savitri Pooja Festival, the married women will pray with the yellow robes, for the long lives of their husbands.
Savitri Pooja festivals are celebrated across the nations and mainly observe for in Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Bihar, and Maharashtra. The girls who are all unmarried draped in yellow robes and prays to get a good man in the future. South Indian peoples are in married in especially ladies can be celebrated in this festivals.
History of Savitri Pooja festivals
Savitri, a beautiful daughter of King Aswapati of Madradesa, and she select’s the life partner as Satyavan. They lived in the forest with his blind father, Dyumatsen. Savitri left the palace and lived with her husband in-laws in the forests itself. Savitri took all pains and started looking at responsibilities of the devoted wife and daughter in law by taking care of them. One unfortunate day, while cutting wood in the jungle, Satyavan fell from a tree, and he died. Then Yama, the death god, came to take away the Satyavan soul, from a body.
They looked the wife of Satyavan, Savitri strongly pleaded to Yama and her husband’s life, and she cried and begged to get separate from a body of a Satyavan. So the Yamraj, moved by the devotee of Savitri, returns his life of her husband. Satyavan came again, and they lived happily after that. Savitri achieves her husband’s life back to dedicate towards her husband.
How to Celebrate the Savitri Pooja festivals
Savitri Pooja festivals celebrated as the “KaradayanNonbu” begins on the Trayodashi day (13th day of a lunar fortnight) and ends on Amavasi or Purnima. Now, women mainly observe fast on the main ritual day that is either Purnima or Amavasi of a month. Palm fruits, kendo banana, pulses, rice, mango, jack fruit, lemon, and several other fruits are offered as Bhoga and observed the festival with Savitri Pooja Festivals.
The Savitri Pooja Festival, married women, in the yellow robes, pray to the Hindu goddesses, for the long lives of their husbands. The formality of worship, and over to their respect for the husbands and the elder peoples. The temple priest performs a pooja and the story of Savitri and Satyavan. The young girls draped in yellow robes, pray to get a good man in the future.