Rohini fast is an important fast observed in Hindu & Jain community. It is mainly observed by women for the good health & wealth for their spouses. Rohini is one of the Nakshatra (lunar mansion) out of twenty-seven Nakshatra in Hindu & Jain calendar.
Rohini fast is observed on the day when Rohini Nakshatra prevails after sunrise. It is believed that people who observe this fast that can help them to get rid of all types of obstacles in their lives.
There are 12 Rohini fast days in a year. Usually, Rohini Fast is kept for five or seven years together. It is advised to keep Rohini fast for five years and five months and concluded with proper Udyapana.
In the year 2015, the Rohini fast will be observed on the following dates. Fast occurs after every 27 days in a year when the Rohini Nakshatra is seen in the sky.
In 2015, it falls on the following dates:
How to keep Rohini Fast?
Devotees keep fast by abstaining themselves from eating food and water till midnight.