Vat Savitri Vrat begins today, 13 June 2011 in many places of India. In some places it was also observed on Amavasya in June 2011, 1 June. Mainly in North India, Vat Savitri Vrat is celebrated for three days during Jyeshta Purnima, Full Moon day in Jyeshta Month. It starts on Trayodashi and ends with Vat Purnima vrat on Poornima day.
Vat Savitri vrat is exclusively performed by married women. The main objective of this observance is marital bliss, good health of husband and children, etc.