Rajyapti Dashami Vrat is an auspicious yet a rarely observed Vrata. It is observed in Kartik Month of Hindu Calendar.
Rajyapti Dashami Vrat begins on Shukla Paksha Dashami in Kartik Maas. In the form of ten Gods, Lord Vishnu is worshipped in this vrata. For this Vrata, Gold or silver made Vishnu idol is offered pujas. At the end of the year, Hiranya Daan (charity of gold) is performed by the performer.
The names of the ten Gods are – Vasu, Satya, Rithu, Daksha, Kaal, Kaam, Dhruti, Kuru, Pururava and Bhadrava.
The merits of this Vrata are – health, wealth, prosperity and Vishnu Loka Prapti.
Rajyapti Dashami Vrat is mentioned in ‘Vishnu Dharmottara Purana’.