JivitPutrika vrat (Jitiya Puja) is one of the popular festivals of Bihar and Nepal observed in September – October. In 2021, Jivatputrika Vrat date is September 29.
Jivatputrika Vrat Paaran date – September 29, 2021.
It is observed on eighth day in Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month in North Indian Hindi calendar. Jitiya is observed by mothers for wellness of their sons. They keep fast throughout the day. Bihari women feel that that every woman has to perform the vrata for happiness and prosperity of the family.
Jivatputrika puja is a Nirjala Vrata as the devotees observe very strict fast and they abstain even from water. Jitiya is commenced for three days.
The first day, the day before Jivatputrika, is known as ‘Nahai-Khai. On that day women take the first morsel only after having their bath.
The second day of Jivatputrika is dedicated to fast and day is known as Khur Jitiya. The third day is for Paaran. Devotees confirm the exact Paaran time from local Pandits or Brahmins.
Jitiya Puja in other countries
Jitiya Puja 2021 in USA & Canada – September 29
Jitiya Puja 2021 in UK & Europe – September 29
Jitiya Puja 2021 in UAE & Gulf countries – September 29
Jitiya Puja 2021 in Singapore – September 29
Jitiya Puja 2021 in Malaysia – September 29
Jitiya Puja 2021 in South Africa & other African countries – September 29
Jitiya Puja 2021 in Australia – September 29
Jitiya Puja 2021 in New Zealand – September 29
Panchang, 29 September 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:13 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 06:09 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 11:48 PM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 01:31 PM
Tithi : Ashtami upto 08:29 PM Navami
Nakshatra : Ardra upto 11:26 PM Punarvasu
Yoga : Varigha upto 06:35 PM Parigha
Karana : Balava upto 07:26 AM Kaulava upto 08:29 PM Taitila
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Weekday : Budhawara
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Ashwina – Purnimanta Bhadrapada – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Abhijit : None
Amrit Kalam : 12:19 PM to 02:05 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 12:11 PM to 01:41 PM
Yamaganda : 07:42 AM to 09:12 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 10:42 AM to 12:11 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 11:47 AM to 12:35 PM
Today’s – Festivals / Vratam / Pooja / Jayanthi – Gayatithi, Rudrashtami, Jeemuthavahana Puja, Madhvashtami, Ashtami Shraddh.
Jitiya Fasting in Previous Years
In 2020, Jivatputrika Vrat date is September 10.
In 2019, Jivatputrika Vrat date is September 22.
In 2018, Jivatputrika Vrat date is October 2.
In 2017, Jivatputrika Vrat date is September 13.
In 2016, Jivatputrika Vrat date was September 23.
In 2015, Jivatputrika Vrat date was October 5.
In 2014, Jivatputrika Vrat date is September 16.
Jitiya 2013 or Jivatputrika vrat 2013 date is September 27.
Jitiya 2012 or Jivatputrika vrat 2012 date was October 8.
Jitiya – Nahai – Khai date in 2012 – October 7
Jitiya 2012 – Jivatputrika vrat date in 2012: October 8
Jitiya – Paaran date in 2012: October 8