Dharani Vrata is an auspicious puja dedicated to Lord Vishnu. In 2011, Dharani Vrata date is November 22. It is observed on Krishna Dwadasi in Margashirsha Month as per Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada & Telugu calendars. It falls on Krishna Paksha Dwadasi in Karthik Month as per North Indian Hindi Panchang.
‘Dharni’ means the Earth. Bhudevi (Bhumata) is also worshipped during Dharni Vrat along with Lord Vishnu.
Surabhi Puja, Go Mata Puja & Nandini vratham is also observed on this Dwadasi day. Tithi of Dharani Vrata may differ in some places of India.