VataSavithri Pooja Sloka

June 7th is VataSavithri Hunnime or Purnima.  The Madhwa Panchanga has the following sloka and a brief description of what needs to be done on this day.

To quote ” On this day, married woman should perform Pooja to Savithri for a long and happy married life and say the following prayer. The prayer below is in English and Kannada. The English version can be copied and pasted into Baraha to translate into any other regional Indian Language it supports.

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9 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Vaidehi on June 7, 2009 at 1:35 pm


    I am also a Madhwa Bhramin born and raised in Mumbai.We are followers of the Sri Uttaradi Matha for a very long time.My family has been closely associated with the matha for 2 generations now.We the 3rd Gen. pray that we are able to follow the foot-steps of our grand-parents- n parents..
    I have been following your website for past few months.And i have to thank you for making all the small informations available.
    I understand from your profile that you have been in the USA for a long time now :).Would like to see you in person one day.I have added my personal email id.If you wish we can keep in touch.

    I really appreciate your effort…. May Gods Grace be with you and your family!

    Warm Regards


    Hi Vaidehi,
    Thanks so much for the wonderful comments. I appreciate it very much. Sure, I definitely would like to meet you as well. Yes, I am in the USA. Planning on visiting Bangalore, India during the 1 st week of September 2009. Yes, let us keep in touch through email. Thanks again, Vaidehi.


  2. Posted by meeraghu on June 6, 2009 at 2:04 pm

    In any temple in Bangalore, India. If you want it online, I have a post which shows the Sri Uttaradi Matt or Madhwa Panchanga online in English and Sanskrit at this post.


  3. Posted by RANGARAJAN on June 6, 2009 at 1:52 pm

    Where can I Get the madhwa panchanga?


  4. Posted by meeraghu on June 4, 2009 at 7:12 am

    I didn’t see any such fasting in our Madhwa Calendar. You can fast, if you feel so.


  5. Posted by Sangeeta on June 4, 2009 at 12:24 am

    I was just browsing the web for panchang and found a site where it said to celebrate VataSavithri pooja and fasting on the 6th on June. what do you say ?


  6. Posted by Roopa on June 3, 2009 at 5:59 am

    thank u so much…yesterday itself my motherinlaw was telling me abt this….so i just googled for more details n i got this blog….thank u…i will perform this pooja for my sweetheart’s long life…
    and also keep on updating me abt the formalities of Brahmin newly married girl…thanks
    with regards

    Thanks Roopa. I do post regularly about all the festivals and important dates monthly. You can subscribe to the RSS feeds so you get an update anytime the blog has a new post.


  7. Posted by meeraghu on June 3, 2009 at 5:54 am

    Giving Haldi & Kumkum alongwith Thambula, coconut, fruits of the season is done always for all festivals.

    Thanks for sharing.


  8. Posted by Lavanya on June 2, 2009 at 9:07 pm

    Hi Meera,

    Thanks for the information. I remember my mother telling that it is auspicious to give maavinahannu with arasina kumkuma to married women after doing pooja on this day.May be it is a custom in our family.



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