Bat Savitri Festival

About Bat Savitri

Uttarakhand state is known for exceptional culture and their people love to celebrate each and every festival with a great deal of dedication and enthusiasm. Bat Savitri is a special festival in which the lead role is played by married woman. In this festival women observe fast from morning and pray for the goodness of their husband. Goddess Savitri and the banyan tree have special importance for this festival. Goddess Savitri was the one who fought against death and forced Yama to return the life of her husband. On the other hand, the Banyan Tree is assumed as holy tree and the story of Goddess Savitri is also associated with this.

When the festival Bat Savitri celebrated?

The festival Bat Savitri is celebrated every year on Krishna Amavasya which held in the month of Jyestha. If you are following English calendar then you’ll find celebration of this festival in the month of June.

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