Vat Purnima, also known as Vat Savitri Purnima, is an auspicious day dedicated to Savitri and Goddess Gauri. In 2017, Vat Purnima vrat date is June 9.
Vat Savitri Vratam is observed by married women on Vat Purnima day (Jyeshta Purnima) in many regions of North India and Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka.
Savitri Puja or Gauri Puja is performed on Vat Savitri Purnima day. Vat Vriksha or Peepal tree or banyan tree is also worshipped. It is believed that those who perform Vat Savitri Puja under Vat Vriksh will be blessed with Soubhagya or longer life of their husband. Vat Savitri Puja Vrat Katha or the legend of Vata Savitri Vratam is mentioned in earlier article.
In 2016, Vat Purnima vrat date was June 20.
In 2015, Vat Purnima vrat date was June 2.
In 2014, Vat Purnima vrat date was June 13.
In 2013, Vat Purnima vrat date was June 23.
In 2012, Vat Purnima vrat date was June 4.