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Thursday, June 5, 2008

Vat Savitri Pooja Love and Longavity for husband
Married women of Chhattisgarh are also performing Vata Savitri Puja. Vata Savitri Puja is observed on Amavasya. The Amavasya falls on hindu month Jyestha. This year today 03 June 2008 is Vata Savitri Puja. Vat is Banyan Tree, Savitri is a mythological character who brought her husband from mouth of death and Puja (Pooja) is worship. The most beautiful fact about the worship is the banyan tree is tied with sacred thread. Very environment and eco friendly festival giving the highest honor to a tree. Ladies keep fast devoted to Savitri. The celebration is very popular in Chhattisgarh, Madya Pradesh, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Orissa and Maharashtra

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