This article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject. Please help improve the article by providing more context for the reader. July Learn how and when to remove this template message Jaya Parvati Vrat is observed in Ashada Maas by unmarried girls and married women in Gujarat and some other Western India parts. This vrat is observed for five days for 5, 7, 9, or maybe even 11 years. Template:Notialic katha the story or legend of Jaya Parvati vrat is associated with a Brahmin woman who observed this vrat to get her husband free from his curse was not really a curse.
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The religious observance starts on the thirteenth day of the Shukla Paksha of the month of Ashadha and is observed for the five consecutive days. Married women stay awake on the night on the last day of the Vrat. Staying awake is referred to as Jaya Parvati Jagran. Lord Shiva and his escort Parvati Significance of Jaya Parvati Vrat: The ritual of Jaya Parvati Vrata is performed for the well-being of the family, for a happy, peaceful and prosperous married life.
Jaya Parvati Vrat is observed for five years by married women. On the fifth year of Vrat, the occasion is celebrated by inviting other women to their homes. It is said that Jaya Parvati Vrata brings happiness and prosperity. The Goddess blesses the girl with a good husband and a happy married life. They were well-satisfied with their life. They would worship Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.
Lord Shiva was happy with the great devotion of the couple. Once, Lord Shiva appeared in their dream and asked them to recover a Shiv-linga which was buried in a forest.
Lord Shiva asked them to worship that shiv linga to fulfil their wishes. The Brahmin went to the forest and found out the place where Shiva Linga was buried. He worshipped Shiv linga with flowers and Bilva leaves. On the way back home, a snake bit the Brahmin. At home, his wife was worried as her husband did not return. She prayed with devotion for her husband's safety.
Pleased with her true loyalty, Lord Shiva brought her husband back to awareness. The couple constant to pray at the Shiva Linga and was blessed with a son.
Jowar puja Rituals and Celebrations: On the first day of Jaya Parvati Vrat, wheat seeds are planted in a small pot and kept in the house which is known as Jwaara. Prayers are offered to the Jwara pot. A naagla is decorated with vermillion. The ceremony is carried out every morning and the Jwaara are watered every day.
Women must not eat salt, wheat or wheat products, and vegetables. On the last day of Jaya Parvati, the women who have observed the fast have to stay awake whole night. Next Day after Bathing girls and women immerse the pot of Jwara in the water. They also visit the temple to pray to Shiva- Parvati and break the fast by eating a full meal. Read More..
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