Swarn Gouri Vrat is observed on Shravan Shukla Tritiya.
In the year 2016 Swarn Gouri Vrat is on Friday, 05.08.2016.
Important things about Swarn Gouri Vrat -
(1) Swarn Gauri Vrat is dedicated to goddess Gauri which is the another name for goddess Parvati.
(2) According to the north Indian Hindu Panchang this Vrat is observed on Shravan Shukla Tritiya.
(3) This Vrat is observed by unmarried girls as well as married women.
(4) It is believed that the unmarried girl who observes this Vrat, gets a good husband and the married woman who observes this Vrat leads a peaceful and happy married life.
The process or Vidhi of Swarn Gouri Vrat -
The woman who observes this Vrat should get up early in the morning and have a bath. An idol of goddess Gauri of clay is made. A sixteen knotted thread is prepared and it is placed near the idol of the goddess Gouri. The idol is properly worshiped adopting Shodashopachaar or sixteen Upchars. Then knoted thread is tied on the wrist. A single meal is taken. This Vrat is observed for sixteen years. After sixteen years Udhyapan ceremony is performed.
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