A Vrat on ThursdayThe fast on Thursday is dedicated to Guru or Brihaspati, the planet Jupiter.
When to begin Guruvaar Vrat -
Guruvaar Vrat should be started from the first Thursday in the Shukla Paksh of any month. This Vrat is observed for 16 Thursday or for one year or three years.
The process of observing Guruwar Vrat -
The person who observes Guruvaar Vrat should get up early in the morning on Thursday. And after having a bath he / she should chant the following Mantra for at least 108 times -
"Om graam greem graum sah gurave namah"
"ॐ ग्रां ग्रीं ग्रौं सः गुरवे नमः"
The vrati should eat food made of wheat mixed with a little turmeric powder. Before breaking the fast, the vrati should read or listen to the story related to this Vrat. On this day the vrati should wear yellow clothes or at least she/ he should have a handkerchief of yellow color with her/ him. Donation of yellow things is also fruitful.
Benefits of observing Guru Vaar Vrat -
> The malefic effects of Jupiter are removed because of this Vrat.
> The Vrati gets prosperity and good luck.
> If women observe this Vrat, their family life remains peaceful and they enjoy a happy married life.