Vat Savitri Vrat 2024: What are 3 boons did Savitri ask from Yamraj?

Vat Savriti Vrat will be observed on June 6, this year. It falls in Jyeshtha maas, generally in May or June.

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The Vat Savitri Vrat Katha is a popular narrative that explains the significance of the Vat Savitri Vrat festival. It revolves around the story of Savitri, a devoted wife who saved her husband Satyavan from death. The story is often recited or read by married women observing the Vrat.

According to the Katha, Savitri's husband, Satyavan, was destined to die within a year from that day. However, Savitri was determined to save her husband's life. On the day of Satyavan's predicted death, Savitri accompanied him into the forest. While they were resting under a banyan tree, Yama, the god of death, arrived to claim Satyavan's soul.

Savitri followed Yama and engaged him in a conversation, impressing him with her intelligence, devotion, and determination. Eventually, Yama granted Savitri three boons. Savitri used these boons wisely to secure her husband's well-being.

The three boons Savitri asked from Yama were:

The first boon she asked for the restoration of sight and kingdom for her father-in-law, King Dyumatsen.
The second boon was to bless her father, King Ashwapati with his kingdom back.

Third time Savitri asked for the boon of 100 children and unbroken good fortune. Yamraj granted this boon to Savitri.

After granting the three boons, Yama was impressed by Savitri's devotion and granted her a fourth boon. Savitri, unwavering in her love for her husband, requested Yama to restore Satyavan's life. Yama, bound by his own laws, had to comply, and Satyavan returned to life.

This story illustrates the power of love, devotion, and determination, and it is often told during Vat Savitri Vrat to inspire married women in their own lives and relationships. As for when to observe Vat Savitri fast, it is typically on the Amavasya (new moon day) in the Hindu calendar month of Jyeshtha, which usually falls in May or June.

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