Children’s Day 2022 Vrat: In Hinduism, many fasts are observed for the long life of children, happiness of children, good health and bright future of the child. Not only women observe this fast, some fasts are also observed by men. On the occasion of Children’s Day, let us tell you information about 6 important fasts related to children.
List of 6 special fasts related to children: (Special six Vrat for child)
Santan Saptami – On the seventh day of the Shukla Paksha of the month of Bhadrapada, the fast of Santan Saptami is observed. It is believed that due to its effect one gets the boon of progeny, prosperity and happiness. There is a ritual of worshiping Lord Shankar and Mother Parvati in this fast. Devaki and Vasudev also observed this fast to protect their children.
Chhath Puja – Chhath, the great festival of faith, this fast is observed on the sixth day of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. This festival is of four days. On the first day Nahay Khay, second Kharna, on the third day Chhath Puja i.e. by offering Arghya to the setting sun and on the fourth day to the rising sun, the fast is observed. This fast which started after Kharna is kept waterless for 36 hours. With the blessings of Chhathi Maiya and Surya Dev, there is no harm to the children in life and they get strength and power like the Sun.
Ahoi Ashtami – Ahoi Ashtami fast is observed on Ashtami of Kartik Krishna Paksha for better health and happy life of children. In this, Seh is worshiped after sunset and then the fast is concluded by offering Arghya to the stars. There is a belief regarding Ahoi Ashtami that the women whose child dies in the womb do not have to bear this sorrow due to the effect of this fast.
Putrada Ekadashi – Putrada Ekadashi is celebrated twice a year, one in Paush Shukla Paksha and the other in Shravan Shukla Paksha. This fast is considered very fruitful to save children from trouble and for their welfare.
Skanda Shashti – Skanda Shashthi Vrat is observed on the Shashti Tithi of Shukla Paksha of every month. Lord Kartikeya is duly worshiped on this day. This is one of the main fast in South India. With the effect of this fast, the child gets rid of all the troubles.
Jitiya fast – Jitiya Vrat is observed on Ashtami Tithi of Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month, it is also known as Jivitputrika Vrat. Women observe Nirjala fast for the prosperity and advanced life of their children. It is considered the main fast of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Bengal.
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