Jivitputrika Vrat is a significant fasting day in which mothers observe Nirjala fasting throughout the day and night for the well-being of their children.
Inauspicious Timings (Ashubh Muhurats)
Rahu Kaal: 10:49 – 12:18
Gulikai Kaal: 07:49 – 09:19
Yamaganda: 15:18 – 16:48
Dur Muhurat: 08:43 – 09:31
Dur Muhurat: 12:42 – 13:30
Varjya: 23:32 – 01:06 On 24 September 2016
Jivitputrika Vrat, also known as Jivit Putra or Jitiya fasting, is celebrated on the eighth day in the waning phase (Ashtami of Krishna Paksha) of the Ashwin Month. Jivitputrika Vrat 2016 date is September 23. Jitiya Fast is held for the well-being of the sons of mothers in North India, especially in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh. Time of Paaran in 2016 is at 4:48 AM on September 24 - as it is middle of night you can do it in the morning of September 24
Jivitputrika Vrat is not dedicated to a particular Hindu deity. The main aim of the Vrat is the long life of sons. Take a bath in early in the morning and prayers, mothers start the fast and do not take any food during the whole day.