Jiutiya Festival in Bihar


The story behind Jitiya pooja

Close to the ocean on the bank of stream Narmada, a city named Kanchanawati was administered by the lord Malayketu. There was a desert known as Baluhata on the western side of the waterway. There was a Pakar tree on the part of which carried on a she-peddle and in the red of the storage compartment carried on she jackal. They had been fast, dear companions. After they, similar to the female’s people of the area, noticed the quick and played out the pooja of Jimootbahan child of Shalibahan. That day the child of the most extravagant merchant of that city kicked the bucket. He was incinerated close by. In the night there was awesome downpour and thunderstorm. The jackal couldn’t avoid the enticement of devouring the remaining parts, yet the falcon proceeded with her rapidly. Following day following the female’s people broke the snappy; she likewise broke the quickly.

In the ensuing birth, they were conceived as sisters in the place of a Brahmin, Bhaskar. The senior, peddle in going before birth, was named Sheelwati and was hitched to Buddhism. The more youthful, jackal in going before birth, was named Karpoorawati and was hitched to Malayketu. Because of the favours of Jimootbahan, Sheelwati was honoured with seven attractive children. Yet, all the children of Karpoorawati passed on after birth. She was very troubled.

When the seven children of Sheelwati grew up, they applied for and obtained uphold with the ruler. At the point when Karpoorawati saw them, she turned blue with envy. She convinced the ruler to get the seven young people murdered with her inhuman format and sent the heads in seven compartments covered with red material to her senior sister. Jimootbahan thought about this, and he made heads of mud, fixed them on the torso and sprinkled “amrit” to make them alive. The children got back to their home. The spouses had gotten the heads; however, they went to organic palm products.

Karpoorawati, all day, held on to hear the moans of the young ladies people of Buddhism’s property. When hardly anything occurred, she sent her house keeper to that home. The servant revealed that the children are all together celebrating on their property. The sovereign first associated her better half with tricking her; however, he told him that there should be God’s favouring on that family.

Karpoorawati went to her sister and educated her beginning and end and enquired how her children couldn’t pass on. Sheelwati, because of her retribution, recollected every point of interest in going before way of life. She took Karpoorawati to the tree and portrayed the occasions of going before presence. Hearing all these, Karpoorawati fell oblivious and passed on. The ruler did her last rituals.


Jivitputrika Vrat isn’t committed to a specific Hindu god. The primary point of Vrat is the long existence of children. After early morning shower and supplications, moms start the quick and don’t take any food during the entire day. Normally, Jitiya fasting is done in a gathering, and there will feature bhajans and portrayal of Jivitputrika Vrat Katha. The customs related to the Vrat fluctuate from district to locale, yet the intention is the equivalent.

The Jivitputrika Vrat exhibits boundless love and fondness of a mother for her child. In the old days, children were vital for the mother and other female individuals in the family. Yet, times have changed, and today, girls are similarly fit and can give a similar sort of security a child gives. Be that as it may, tragically an enormous part of society considers female to be a weight and energize female feticide.

Interesting facts about Jiutiya puja

Jivitputrika Vrat, otherwise called Jiwit Putra or Jitiya fasting, is seen on the eighth day in the fading stage (Ashtami of Krishna Paksha) Ashwin Month. Jivitputrika Vrat 2021 date is September 29. Jiraiya Fast is noticed for the children’s prosperity by moms in North India, particularly in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh. Time of Paran in 2021 is at 4:55 PM on September 29.

Probably the best part of Hinduism is to embrace new thoughts and acclimatize them into it. One thought that should be acclimatized before long is the regard for young lady kid. What’s more, Jivitputrika Vrat ought to be performed for children and little girls (offsprings), not simply children. The customs related to the Vrat shift from district to the area; however, the reason for existing is the equivalent.

Time to Celebrate

The Vrat is seen on the eighth day in the Ashwin Month’s disappearing period (Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi). It closes when the Navami tithi starts (10th day). Jiutiya, or a red and yellow string, is worn by moms who attempt this fasting. The string is taken out just when it is exhausted.