On 29 July 2022, Jivantika Mata vrat begins in Gujarat and Maharashtra. Jivantika Vrat (Jivati Puja, Jara Jeevantika Vrata) is observed on Shravan Shukravar (Fridays in Shravan Month) as per Gujarati calendar.
In 2022, Jara Jivantika Puja dates are – July 29, August 5, August 12, August 19 and August 26. In North Indian Hindi calendars, Jara Jivantika Puja 2022 dates are – July 15, July 22, July 29, August 5 and August 12.
There is no specific puja procedure for Jiviti vrata. Some special recipes like Puran Poli are made and served to family members. Women apply haldi and kumkum on each others forehead and prayed to Goddess Jivati for long and happy marital life.