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Gauri vrat in Chaitra month

    Goddess Gauri is another name of Goddess Parvati. Some scriptures indicate that Lord Shiva finally agreed to marry Goddess Parvati on the Gauri Tritiya day.

    Observed by women in Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra.Married women pray for a happy family life and unmarried women pray for a good husband on the day. It is believed that Goddess Parvati performed intense austerities to get Lord Shiva as husband.Legends of Goddess Parvati and Shiva are often referred to in Hindu Scriptures. Ramayana and Mahabharata are full of references of the main characters performing important rituals dedicated to Goddess Parvati and Shiva.Regional scriptures and legends mention about Sita Devi performing the Gauri Tritiya to get Lord Ram as her husband.

    Soubhagya Gauri Vrata is dedicated to Goddess Parvati and is observed on the third day of the Shukla Paksha in the month of Chaitra Mas (March – April).