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List of Vrat and Fasts in all Puraan-Alphabetical List
See also  Other Vrat

Vrat does not mean only fasting or absence of food in a certain way during certain time, it also means to take up a vow to do something in a certain way for a certain time. This list of Vrat includes those vows also which do  not come under fasting. Such Vrat are indicated as "Vow". Nakshatra Vrat, Day related Vrat, Month related Vrat, Maasopavaas Vrat, Vrat on various Vaar etc are given here.

Some entries are given in blue color, they are from various other sources including local celebrations.

12 Ravi Vaar Vrat
This Vrat is for Soorya. Do 12 Sundays Vrat and keep yourself healthy for 7 lives.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 1/15]

A-Baadhak Vrat
In every month on Shukla Trayodashee. Worship Balaraam's footprint on right, Durgaa's footprint in the middle and Krishn's footprint in the left. To get son.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/29]

A-Shoonya Shayan Vrat
This Vrat gives women their husband pleasure and man their women pleasure. One should start this Vrat on Shraavan Maas Krishn 2nd. Do this regularly for 1 year and worship Vishnu and Lakshmee Jee. Donate bed and fruits also. Offer Arghya on that day for Chandramaa also with Mantra (Mantra on p 365 of Agni Puraan);
[Agni Puraan, 20]
Mantra on p 394. Do it for four months. 
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/5]

A-Viyog Vrat
Shraavan Shukla Dwaadashee. Not to get separated and enjoying pleasure and to go to Brahm, Shiv lok etc.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/22]

A-Viyog Triteeyaa Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Begin with Maargsheersh Shukla Triteeyaa. To not to get separated from husband and being widow.
[Bhavishya Puraan 4/7]

Aaditya Shayan Vrat  - Worship Soorya
On any Saptamee, 7th, when there is Sunday with Hast Nakshatra, or on Soorya Sankraanti.
[Padm Puraan, p 83-85]

Aadityavaar Vrat
Keep te fast on Sundays for good health and wealth.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/37]

Aagneyee Shiv Chaturdashee Vrat - Year-long Vrat
On Chaturdashee. Do Shraaddh of the people who died with snake-bite, or suicide or in battlefield on this day. Do it for one year. Gives long life and death in a Teerth place.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/30]

Aanantarya Triteeyaa Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Begin with Maargsheersh Shukla 3 and do it for 12 months. By doing this Vrat one goes to Shiv or Vishnu Lok and then is born as a king.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/9]

Aanwalaa Navamee
On Kaarttik Shukla Navamee. It is believed that by worshipping Shree Hari under the Aanwalaa tree, one gets children.

Aardraanand-Karee Vrat
On any Shukla Triteeyaa - with Poorv-Aashaadh, Uttar-Aashaadh, Rohinee or Mrigshiraa Nakshatra. Worship Shiv and Paarvatee. Gives all kinds o joy.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/9]

Aashaa Dashamee Vrat
On any Shukla Dashamee. To get rid of anything and to get anything back. Do it until your work is done.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/21]

Aatm Triteeyaa Vrat
In Maargsheersh Maas. In this Vrat, one should feed a Braahman after worshipping Paarvatee. Beginning with Maargsheersh 3rd, end the Vrat in Paush Maas and worship Paarvatee with these names respectively in 12 months - Gauree, Kaalee, Umaa, Bhadraa, Durgaa, Kaangti, Saraswatee, Vaishnavee, Lakshmee, Prakriti, Shivaa and Naaraayanee. One attains good fortune and Swarg by doing this Vrat.
[Agni Puraan, 20]

Achalaa Saptamee Vrat
On Maagh Shukla Saptamee. Gives good fortune. Known by many names - Rath Saptamee, Soorya Saptamee, Bhaanu Saptamee, Ark Saptamee, Mahatee Saptamee, Putra Saptamee etc. But all fulfill wishes.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/16]

Agastya Vrat
Observe when Soorya is close to Kanyaa Raashi, for 3 and 1/2 days. Observe it for 7 years.
[Agni Puraan, 23]

Akhand Dwaadashee Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Begin from Maargsheersh Shukla Dwaadashee. Do it in three times - 4 months each with its Paaran. Removes all mistakes of all Vrat, fasts and Dharm Karm.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/27]

Akshaya Shashthee Vrat
It should be done on Bhaadrapad Krishn Shashthee, but it can be done on Maargsheersh Krishn Shashthee also
By keeping complete fast on this Akshaya Shashthee for 1 year, one can attain both pleasures and Moksh.
[Agni Puraan, 20]

Akshaya Triteeyaa - Karm Phal Eternal
Falls on Vaishaakh Shukla Triteeyaa. All Karm done on this day are eternal, so do do good work only on this day.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/9]

Anaghaashtamee Vrat
Falls on Maargsheersh Krishn Ashtamee. Make two statues of Dhaataa and Lakshmee, and worship them with Vishnu Sookt (Rig Ved, 1/22/16-21). Destroys all kinds of sins.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/19]

Anang Trayodashee Vrat - Year-long Vrat
On Maargsheersh Shukla Trayodashee. In earlier times, Anang (Kaam Dev) did this Vrat. Do it for one year. This day Vratee should worship Kaam Dev in the form of Har. Eat different things in the night each month and do Havan with Ghee mixed with sesame seeds and rice. At the end of this Vrat, donate a Shiv Ling covered with mango leaves and a cloth, along with other things.
[Agni Puraan, 21]     [Bhavishya Puraan, 4/30]

Anant Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Observe it every month on the day with the same Nakshatra as the month. Begin from Maargsheersh Month with Mrigshiraa Nakshatra day, then go on to Paush month with Pushya Nakshatra day and so on. Worship Vishnu's various body parts in these days. Complete in three legs. Kritveerya got Arjun after doing ths Vrat. It fulfill all wishes.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/35]

Anant Chaturdashee
It should be done on the banks of rivers. Take a thread and make 14 knots in it, then worship it imagining it Anant Bhagavaan. Then tie it in your hand or neck with this Mantra (given on p 379).
[Agni Puraan, 21]
On Bhaadrapad Shukla Chaturdashe. Tie a red color thread with 14 knots after worshipping Anant (Vishnu) Bhagavaan.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/31]

Anant Triteeyaa - For 3 months
Done on Vaishaakh, Bhaadrapad and Maargsheersh Shukla Triteeya. To live in Shiv Lok.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/9]

Aparaajitaa Saptamee
It falls on Maargsheersh Shukla Saptamee.

Aranya Dwaadashee Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Begin with Maargsheersh (Agahan) Shukla Dwaadashee. Serve and keep forest living Braahman or Braahman women pleased by worshipping them and feeding them good food.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/22]

Ardraanand-karee Triteeyaa Vrat
Any  Shukla Triteeyaa with P-Aashaadh, U-Aashaadh, Rohinee or Mrigshiraa Nakshatra

Ark Samputikaa Vrat
[ Bhavishya Puraan, 1/23]

Ashok Vrat
On Aashwin Shukla 1. To not to grieve, and to be beloved of husband.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/5]

Ashok Poornimaa Vrat - Year-long Vrat
On Phaalgun Poornimaa. Worship Bhagavaan Varaah and Bhoo Devee. By doing this Vratee attains pleasures and Moksh. Complete it in three steps.
[Agni Puraan, 21]     [Bhavishya Puraan, 4/34]

Ashtamee with Wednesday
Keep fast on any Ashtamee with Wednesday, and eat only once. Who keep fast on Ashtamee, they do not suffer with poverty.
[Agni Puraan, 20]

Bhadraa Vrat
By doing this Vrat one can know about his previous life. It should be done in one year in this sequence - Maargsheersh (Agahan) > Phaalgun > Jyeshth > Bhaadrapad.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/6]

Bheem Dwaadashee  -  Worship Keshav or Shesh-shaayee Naaraayan
On Maagh Shukla Dwaadashee. Krishn told this to Paandav Bheem.
[Padm Puraan, p 81-83]

Bheem Dwaadashee Vrat
On Maagh Shukla Dwaadashee. Worship Janaardan on this day. For people's welfare. Damayantee's father Bheem did it. Krishn told this to Yudhishthir.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/25]
The above Vrat was also told by Krishn but to Paandav Bheem.
[Padm Puraan, 1/15]

Bheeshm Panchak Vrat
On the last 5 days of Kaarttik month - Ekaadashee to Poornimaa.
[Agni Puraan, 23]   [Bhavishya Puraan, 4/25]    [Padm Puraan, 5/15]

Brahmaa Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Kaartik, Aashwin and Chaitra Maas Krishn Pratipadaa Tithi are Brahmaa's Tithi. After keeping fast on Poornimaa, one should worship Brahmaa Jee next day on Pratipadaa with the Mantra "Aum Tatsad Brahmaney Namah" or Gaayatree Mantra. Do this Vrat for 1 year.
[Agni Puraan, 20]  [Bhavishya Puraan, 1/6]

Brihat Tapo Vrat-For 16 years
From Kaarttik Krishn Pratipadaa. To destroy all sins. Do it for 16 years. In 17th year do Paaran. To be always with husband. Anybody can do it.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/5]

Budh Ashtamee Vrat
Leaving 2 fingers aside, take 8 fists rice, cook it, and keep it in a bowl of mango leaves with Kush. Worship Budh and eat food after listening to "Budh Ashtamee Vrat Kathaa". Later donate cucumber and rice with Dakshinaa.
[Agni Puraan, 20]

Budhaashtamee Vrat
Any Ashtamee falling on Wednesday. Do it for eight Ashtamee. Read Budh Ashtamee Vrat Kathaa.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/17]

Chaandraayan Vrat
An observance in which, beginning with fifteen morsels of food on a full-moon day, a person lessens them one by one daily, until he takes no food on the new moon day; and again increases them one by one till he reaches the same fifteen morsels on the next full-moon day.

Chaaturya Maasya Vrat
Observed during Ashaadh, Shraavan, Bhaadrapad, Aashwin. It is not necessary to keep fast during all the four months, but one should regulate his life by leaving one thing, for example some fruit, or vegetable, or grain; or like sleeping on floor, or not looking one's face in mirror etc. Its Udyaapan is done on Kaarttik Shukla 12th when Tulasee marriage is performed. At that time the items left for 4 months are donated first to Braahman and then are started from this day.
[Padm Puraan, 5/8]

Damanak Triteeyaa Vrat
This Vrat is done in Chaitra Maas. In this Vrat one should worship Paarvatee with Damanak flowers.
[Agni Puraan, 20]

Dashaavataar Vrat
Falls on Bhaadrapad Shukla Dashamee. Do this Vrat for 10 years, every year, to be free from birth and death cycle.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/21]

Dev Utthaan Ekaadashee Vrat
Kaarttik Shukla Ekaadashee. After Bhagavaan has sleept for four months He wakes up on this Ekaadashee. It gives good Lok.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/24]

Dev Shayanee Dwaadashee Vrat
On Aashaadh Shukla Dwaadashee. Keep fast on this day, make Naaraayan sleep and leave something for four months.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/24]

Dhaanya Vrat
Keep fast on Pratipadaa of Maargsheersh, and do Havan in the night with the Mantra "Agnaye Namah", worship Agni Dev. Doing this for 1 whole year brings prosperity.
[Agni Puraan, 20]

Dharanee Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Begin with Maargsheersh Shukla Dashamee. Worship all Avataar for 10 months plus Padmnaabh and Vaasudev. It destroys all sins.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/28]

Dhwaj Navamee Vrat
Paush Shukla Navamee. Worship Durgaa to get victory.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/20]

Doorvaashtamee Vrat
On Bhaadrapad Shukla Ashtamee. Worship Doorvaa grass that gives Saubhaagya and prosperity.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/18]

Dwaadashee, Shravan
The best Dwaadashee is Bhaadrapad Shukla Dwaadashee with Shravan Nakshatra. It gives all kinds of fruits and Punya. Whichever Dwaadashee is on Wednesday with Shravan Nakshatra, its importance is very high. Everything done on that day is eternal. Because of this Nakshatra, it is called Shravan Dwaadashee. It uplifts even others fallen in a lower Gati.
[Padm Puraan, 5/9]

Ekaadashee Vrat  see also  Indiraa EkaadasheeMohinee Ekaadashee Mokshdaa Eaadashee Nirjalaa Ekaadashee Saphalaa EkaadasheeVaikunth Ekaadashee
Observing Ekaadashee (the 11th day, sacred to Vishnu) by fasting–through abstinence from grains and other staples and eating much less than usual, oftentimes fasting from food (and sometimes water) until after sundown. This Vrat is given at many places. Read about Dashamee Viddhaa Ekaadashee in About Ekaadashee here..
[Naarad Puraan, 1/10]

Ek-Bhukt and Nakt Vrat
Food eaten once in daytime is called Ek-Bhukt Vrat; and food eaten once in the nighttime (in the 8th Prahar) is called Nakt Vrat.
[Padm Puraan, 5/4, p 643-644]
Who does Nakt Vrat on Krishn 8th and 14th, he attains all kinds of pleasures in this Lok and good Gati in other Lok.
[Agni Puraan, 21]

Ganesh Chauth -1
Keep fast on Maagh Shukla 4th, and worship Ganesh Jee on that day. On 5th eat sesame seeds. One lives happily for long time without obstacles. "Gam Swaaha" is the root Mantra. Invoke Ganesh with "Aagachchholkaaya" and do his Visarjan by "Gachchholkaay" Mantra. One should worship Ganesh with Laddoo and do Jap of Ganesh Gaayatree Mantra. Who keeps this Vrat on Bhaadrapad Shukla 4th, he attains Shiv Lok.
[Agni Puraan, 20]

Ganesh Chauth -2
On Chaitra Shukla 4th, one should worship Ganesh with Damanak flowers.
[Agni Puraan, 20]    [Bhavishya Puraan, 1/8]

Ganesh Chauth -3 - Angaarak Chaturthee
If one worships Ganesh on a Chaturthee fallen on Tuesday, he gets everything.
[Agni Puraan, 20]

Ganesh Chauth -4 - A-Vighnaa Chaturthee
On Phaalgun Shukla 4th. Worship Ganesh Jee and eat only in the night this day.
[Agni Puraan, 20]

Gauree Navamee Vrat
Aashwin Shukla 9th [9th Nav Raatri day before Dashaharaa] is the day for this Vrat. Keep fast on this day and worship Devee. This Navamee is called Pisht Navamee, that is why after keeping this fast, one should eat Pishtaann.
[Agni Puraan, 21]

Go-Vats Dwaadashee Vrat
Falls on Kaarttik Shukla 12. Worship cow and her calf on this day, and live in Go ok for millions of years. Dead children become alive by this Vrat.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/23]

Goshpad Triteeyaa Vrat
Falls on Bhaadrapad Shukla Triteeyaa and Chaturthee. It is a cow worship Vrat.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/5]

Govind Dwaadashee Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Begin on Paush Shukla Dwaadashee. Keep fast, worship Vishnu in the evening. Do not talk to any Paakhandee, give Dakshinaa to Braahman. Worship cow on that day. Take food next day after feeding a Braahman. It fulfills all wishes.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/27]

Graha Nakshatra Vrat
To be done on all seven week days, seven times of each day, starting with specific Nakshatra. To pacify all Graha (Planets).
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/36]

Harakaalee Vrat
Bhaadrapad Shukla Triteeyaa. Worship Gauree for prosperity, children and long life.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/5]

Hari Panchak Vrat
This Vrat is done for 5 days in a row - 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, and Poornimaa, starting from Maargsheersh Month till 12 months. Do its Paaran in next Maargsheersh Maas.
[Naarad Puraan, 1/10]

Jayantee Janmaashtamee Vrat
Bhaadrapad Krishn Ashtamee when falls with Rohinee Nakshatra is called Jayantee Janmaashtamee. See also Krishn Janmaashtamee below.
[Padm Puraan, 5/2, p 631-633]

Kaalaashtamee Vrat
On Maargsheersh Krishn Ashtamee, keep fast the whole day, take bath in the night, worship Shankar Jee and do Paaran of the Vrat with cow's urine (or cow's milk). Sleep on the floor on that night. In Paush, worship Shambhoo and do Paaran with Ghee. In Maagh, worship Maheshwar and drink milk. In Phaalgun, worship Mahaadev and eat sesame seeds. In Chaitra, worship Sthaanu and eat barley. In Vaishaakh, worship Shiv and do Paaran with Kush water. In Jyesth, worship Pashupati, and do Paaran with waterfall water. In Aashaadh, worship Ugra, and eat Gomaya (cow dung or alternatively yogurt). In Shraavan, worship Sharv and eat Mandaar flowers. In Bhaadrapad, worship Tryambak and eat Bilva leaves. In Aashwin, worship Eesh and eat rice. In Kaartik, worship Rudra and eat yogurt. At the end, build a Sarvato Ling and worship Shankar in it. Later feed Braahman and donate cow, clothes and gold to him.
[Agni Puraan, 20]

Kaam Trayodashee Vrat
On Chaitra Shukla 13th. Draw an Ashok tree with Sindoor and Kaajal and imagine Kaam Dev and his wives Rati and Preeti under it. Thus Vratee should do this Vrat for 1 year. This is called Kaam Trayodashee Vrat.
[Agni Puraan, 21]

Kaamprad Stree Vrat
[ Bhavishya Puraan, 1/20]

Kaanchan Puree Vrat
On any Triteeyaa, or Ashtamee, or Ekaadashee, or Poornimaa. To get everything.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/45]

Kaanti Vrat
Start this Vrat on Kaartik Shukla 2nd. Keep fast in daytime and eat in the evening. Worship Balaraam and Krishn. After doing this for 1 year, Vratee attains beauty, long life and health.
[Agni Puraan, 20]

Kaartik Krishn 14th
Take bath and draw a picture of Indra on a flag fixed on a bamboo. By worshipping Indra thus Vratee becomes happy.
[Agni Puraan, 21]

Kaartik Snaan
On any Poornimaa with Bharanee Nakshatra or
On any Poornimaa with Rohinee Nakshatra (then it is called Mahaa-Kaarttikee Poornimaa). This bath is rare even for Devtaa.
[Padm Puraan, 1/17]

Kalyaan Saptamee Vrat - Year-long Vrat   see    Vijayaa Saptamee Vrat below
Saptamee falling on Sunday is called Kalyaan Saptamee or Vijayaa Saptamee.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/14]

Kamal Shashthee - Year-Long Vrat
From Maargsheersh Shukla Shashthee. Do it for both Shashthee. To destroy sins.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/11]

Kamal Saptamee Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Begin with Maagh Shukla Saptamee. Worship Soorya to be prosperous.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/14]

Karaveer Vrat
On Jyeshth Shukla 1. Worship red Kaner (Karaveer) in the morning to worship Soorya. Many Pativrataa women did it.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/5]

Kaumud Vrat
Start it on Aashwin Shukla Ekaadashee and continue for one month. Worship Hari everyday, eat once a day till Kaartik Krishn or Shukla Ekaadashee. This is more fruitful than Maasopavaas Vrat.
[Agni Puraan, 23]

Kokilaa Vrat
From Shraavan Krishn Pratipadaa. For the whole Shraavan month. Done for husband's long life.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/5]

Krichchhra Vrat

Krishn Ashtamee
By keeping fast for 1 year on all Krishn Ashtamee, and worshipping Krishn on that day one can get children.
[Agni Puraan, 20]

Krishn Janmaashtamee
Bhaadrapad Krishn Janm Ashtamee. To get everything. See also Jayantee Janmashtamee also above.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/18]

Krishnaashtamee Vrat - Year-long Vrat
This Vrat is different from Krishn Janmaashtamee Vrat. On this day Shiv is worshipped. Begin with Maargsheersh Krishn Ashtamee. It frees from all sins and gives Shiv Lok for eight Kalp.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/18]

Kumaar Shashthee Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Begin from Maargsheersh Shukla Shashthee. Kaarttikya killed Taarakaasur on this day, Worship Kaarttikeya on this day. All Karm done on this day are immortal, so do good Karm only. Good for kings.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/12]

Lalitaa Triteeyaa Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Begin from Maagh Shukla Triteeyaa.
[Bhavishya Puraan 4/7]

Lalitaa Shashthee Vrat
Bhaadrapad Shukla Shashthee. Worship Lalitaa Gauree. For all kinds of comforts.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/11]

Maagh Amaavasyaa
Worship Brahmaa Jee along with Saavitree.
[Agni Puraan, 21]

Maas Nakshatra Vrat - 7-Year-long Vrat
Begin with Kaarttik Maas on Krittikaa Nakshatra day and do it in every month with the same Nakshatra day (similar to Anant Vrat - given above). Do it for 7 years. To save the existing wealth, and to be immortal.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/35]

Maasopavaas Vrat
Do this Vrat after doing all Shaastra prescribed Vaishnav Vrat, and Dwaadashee Vrat. After keeping fast on Aashwin Shukla Ekaadashee, one should take up this Vrat. Worship Bhagavaan three times a day with flowers, sandal, Naivedya, Dhoop, Deep etc. Man, or woman, or widow, whoever takes up this Vrat should be busy in singing Vishnu's names. He should not lie, be kind to everybody, do not kill anybody. Remembering food, seeing food, smelling food, tasting food, talking about food, and eating food - all are not permissible during these days. After keeping fast for one month, worship Vaasudev. This Vrat is for 30 days by count, not one day less, not one day more. Worship Vishnu on Kaarttik Shukla Dwaadashee with flowers, sandal, garland, Naivedya, Dhoop and Deep etc. Feed Braahman and give Dakshinaa to him or them. This is the method of Maasopavaas Vrat method.
[Padm Puraan, 5/14]

Keep fast on this Vrat is prescribed for Vaanprasthee, Sanyaasee and widow. Keep fast on Aashwin Shukla 11th and take Sankalp for 30 days. The Vratee should take bath and worship Vishnu three times a day, and do Jap. He should not enter into arguments, should not wish for wealth, should not touch any person who is not observing Vrat and live in peace. If he can live any temple it is good. Vratee should feed a Braahman on Kaarttik Shukla Dwaadashee after worshipping Vishnu. Thus by observing this Vrat 13 times one attains pleasures and Moksh. After these 13 Vrat, one should do its Udyaapan.
[Agni Puraan, 23]

This Vrat should be observed in Aashaadh, Shraavan, Bhaadrapad or Aashwin Maas. In any of these months, one should drink Panchgavya in Shukla Paksha and sleep near Vishnu. Thus he should do it every year for one month for 13 years. In its Paaran, one should donate a cow, feed 12 Braahman and donate clothes, ornaments and Dakshinaa. This Vrat gives Moksh. It is especially good for widows, Sanyaasee, Brahmchaaree.
[Naarad Puraan, 1/10]

Madan Dwaadashee Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Begin on Chaitra Shukla Dwaadashee and continue for one year. Do Paaran on 13th Dwaadashee. Gives sons and Saubhaagya.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/29]

Madhook Triteeyaa Vrat
Falls on Phaalgun Shukla Triteeyaa. To get a good husband. First time it was told by Kashyap Jee to Rukminee.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/5]

Mahaa Kaarttikee Vrat
Falls on Kaarttik Poornimaa - when there is Krittikaa Nakshatra and Monday or Thursday. This Yog occurs in many years, that is why one should keep fast on every Kaarttik Poornimaa. Worship Krittikaa on this day. One goes to Nakshatra Lok.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/34]

Mahaa Navame Vrat
If there is a Yog of Ashtamee and Mool Nakshatra and Soorya is in Kanyaa Raashi (Virgo Sign), that is called Mahaa Navamee. It destroys all sins. This day one should worship 9 Durgaa establishing them at one place or at separate places. One should keep 18-armed Mahaa Lakshmee flanked by other Devees. They should be established in this way - Rudrachandaa, Prachandaa, Chandograa, Chand Naayikaa, Chandaa, Chandvatee, Poojyaa, Chandroopaa, and Ati-Chandikaa. And in the center should be 18-armed Ugrachandaa Mahish Mardinee Durgaa. Their 10-letter Mantra is - "Aum Durgey Durgey Rakshasi Swaahaa".
[Agni Puraan, 21]

Malla Dwaadashee Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Begin on Maargsheersh Shukla 12. And do it for a year-long to get health, wealth, and Vishnu Lok.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/25]

Mandaar Shashthee Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Begin on Maagh Shukla Shashthee. Worship Soorya to destroy sins. All Shukla Shashthee.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/11]

Manorath Dwaadashee Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Phaalgun Shukla Dwaadashee. Keep fast on Ekaadashee and do Havan on next day. Complete it in three parts. It fulfills all wishes.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/27]

Manorath Poornimaa - Year-long Vrat
Begin from Phaalgun Poornimaa and complete it in three steps. Eat food without salt and oil. Complete it in three steps.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/34]

Meghpaalee Triteeyaa Vrat
On Aashwin Krishn Triteeyaa. To get a good husband, First time Kshyap Jee told it to Rukminee.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/5]

Muktaabharan Saptamee Vrat
On Bhaadrapad Shukla Saptamee. Worship Shiv and Paarvatee to get good sons.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/13]

Naag Panchamee
Shraavan, Bhaadrapad, Aashwin and Kaartik Shukla Panchamee, one should worship Vaasuki, Takshak, Kaaliya, Manibhadra, Airaavat, Dhritraashtra, Karkotak and Dhananjaya named Naag. All these Naag bestow fearlessness, long life, Vidyaa (knowledge), fame, and Lakshmee.
[Agni Puraan, 20]

Nakshatra Purush Vrat
Begin from Chaitra month, worship Vishnu's specific body parts in specific Nakshatra to get beauty, health and happiness.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/36]

Nakt Vrat
Begin on any Chaturdashee or Ashtamee, do on both days in both fortnights (means four days a month). Eat a little in the morning, then eat in the night only. Worship Shiv on those days. Do it for full one year. Goes to Rudra Lok with Divine body.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/32]

Nand Saptamee Vrat
It is done on Phaalgun Krishn 7th.
[Agni Puraan, 20]

Narasinh Chaturdashee Vrat
On Vaishaakh Shukla 14th.
[Padm Puraan, 5/16]

Neeraajan Dwaadashee Vrat
Falls on Kaarttik Shukla Dwaadashee. After Vishnu has woke up, on Dev Utthaan Ekaadashee day, one should do this Vrat. In whichever country this Vrat is done, no disease, or famine comes there. That is why one should do it every year.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/25]

Nikshubhaarak Saptamee
[ Bhavishya Puraan, 1/20]

Paalee Vrat
On Bhaadrapad Shukla Chaturdashee. Done at a well or pond or river normally by women. Worship Varun Dev. Gives wealth and his sins are also destroyed.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/30]

Paurnmaasee Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Do all Poornimaa for one year or do at least one Poornimaa. Who do both Poornimaa and Amaavasyaa Vrat they are never without wealth and children.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/32]

Phal Chaturdashee Vrat
On Maargsheersh Shukla 3rd, 8th, 12th and 14th, keep silence (Maun Vrat) and eat Phalaahaar only, worship Shiv, leave eating some fruits for ever and donate the same fruits. Vratee should do this Vrat on Maargsheersh both 8s and 14s and worship Shiv.
[Agni Puraan, 21]

Phal Saptame Vrat
This is Soorya's Vrat. He is pleased even with offering flowers only. If flowers are not available one can use even tender leaves or tender grass. Anybody can worship him.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 1/13]

Pitra Paksh Amaavasyaa
Whatever is given on this day in the name of Pitar is eternal. Vratee can do this in any year. Keep fast on this day and worship his Pitar.
[Agni Puraan, 21]

Poornimaa Vrat
Poornimaa of Vaishaakh, Kaarttik and Maagh are most important days in a year.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/32]

Praayashchit Vrat
To complete all incomplete Vrat.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/36]

Pushp Dwiteeyaa
Eat fruits or flowers on Dwiteeya.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 1/7]

Putreeyaa Saptame Vrat
Vrat done by women, starting from Margsheersh Shukla 7th for 1 full year gives them son.
[Agni Puraan, 20]

Rahasya Saptamee Vrat - Year-long Vrat
This is Soorya Vrat. On this day, Shukla Saptamee, one should not even touch oil, avoid blue colors. Start this Vrat from Chaitra month, worship Soorya with 12 names in subsequent 12 months
[Bhavishya Puraan, 1/13]

Rambhaa Vrat
Do it on Bhaadrapad Shukla Chaturdashee. All Devee did it. No bad woman takes birth in her family.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/30]

Rambhaa (Gauree) Vrat
Falls on Jyeshth Shukla Triteeyaa. Worship Satee Jee to give a good husband.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/5]

Rambhaa Triteeyaa Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Begin with Maargsheersh Shukla Triteeyaa. Worship Paarvatee Jee to end quarrel among co-wives.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/8]

Ras Kalyaanee Triteeyaa Vrat
Maagh Shukla Triteyaa. To destroy every sin.
Bhavishya Puraan, 4/9]

Raudree Chaturdashee  see  Aagneyee Shiv Chaturdashee

Rishi Panchamee
On Bhaadrapad Shukla Panchamee. It is Rishi Panchamee. This Vrat gives Mukti to Pitar, and nullifies the results of bad Karm of previous life, and the sin of touching menstruating woman. Anybody can do it.
[Padm Puraan, 5/10]

Rohinee Chandra Vrat
Falls on Shraavan Krishn Ekaadashee. Worship Chandramaa and Rohinee drawn on ground. To live in Brahm, Shiv lok etc.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/22]

Rohinee Chandra Shayan Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Start on any Poornimaa falling on Monday, or  on any Poornimaa with Rohinee Nakshatra. Worship Naaraayan with the names of Chandramaa.
[Padm Puraan, 1/15]     [Bhavishya Puraan, 4/53]

Rohinee Nakshatra Vrat
On Bhaadrapad Krishn 8th with Rohinee Nakshatra, Krishn was born. That is why this Vrat is kept this day. By keeping fast on this day, a person becomes free from the sins of the last 7 liven lives. Who keeps this fast, he gets son and attains Vishnu Lok.
[Agni Puraan, 20]

Saavitree Vrat
Done by Saavitree for three days - Bhaadrapad Shukla 13, 14, Poornimaa. If one cannot do this Vrat for three days, she should do Nakt Vrat on Bhaadrapad Shukla 13. Worship Brahmaa and Saavitree.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/33]

Samaaraadhan Vrat (for Dharm Raaj) - Year-long Vrat
On Maargsheersh Shukla Trayodashee - when there is no Sunday or Tuesday on that day; invite 13 Braahman, feed them, and give donation. Although this Vrat even once done, keeps Yam Raaj's messengers away, but do it for 12 months.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/30]

Sampraapti Dwaadashee Vrat - 6-month Vrat
From Paush Krishn Dwaadashee to Jyeshth Krishn Dwaadashee - 6 months. Maybe extended to one year. Gets desired wish fulfilled.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/27]

Samvatsar Deep Vrat - Year-long Vrat (Vow)
Start on an auspicious Ekaadashee of Maargsheersh - continue for one year.
[Padm Puraan, 5/2, p 628-630]

Saraswatee Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Begin with Chaitra Shukla Panchamee. Do it for one year. become a poet like Ved Vyaas.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/9]

Sarv Phal Tyaag Chaturdashee - Year-long Vrat
Begin on Maargsheersh Shukla Chaturdashee or on Ashtamee of any other month. Leave at least one fruit. To live in Rudra Lok for million of years.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/32]

Sarvaapti Saptamee Vrat
This Vrat is done on Maagh Krishn Saptamee (7th). This fulfills all desires.
[Agni Puraan, 20]

Saubhaagya Shayan Vrat - Year-long Vrat
This is done on Lalitaa Triteeyaa - Chaitra Shukla Triteeyaa (3rd). On this day Paarvatee Jee was married to Shiv Jee. Take bath with sesame seeds mixed water and worship Paaravtee saying "Namo Paatalaayai" and Shiv saying "Shivaaya Namah". The following flowers have been prescribed for Shiv worship from Chaitra month onward - Mallikaa, Ashok, Kamal, Kund, Tagar, Maalatee, Kadamb, Kaner, blue evergreen flower, Aanbolee, Kumkum, Sendhuvaar. Keep 8 Saubhaagya materials (Kesar, milk, Doorvaa, sugarcane, salt, and coriander etc). In the night sleep in the same room and next day feed a Braahman couple after worshipping Umaa Maheshwar and give those Saubhaagya materials to them saying "Lalitaa Preeyataam Mam".
[Agni Puraan, 20]    [Bhavishya Puraan 4/7]

Saubhaagya Shayan Vrat
This Vrat can be done on Vaishaakh, Bhaadrapad and Margsheersh Shukla Triteeyaa (3rd) also. During these months, one should worship Umaa with "Lalitaayai Namah". At the end of the Vrat, in each fortnight, one should worship a Braahman couple. Thus after worshipping them with 24 clothes, one attains pleasures and Moksh.
[Agni Puraan, 20]

Saubhaagya Shayan Vrat
Another kind of "Saubhaagya Shayan Vrat" may be done on Phaalun Shukla Triteeyaa etc months also. One should not eat salt in this Vrat. At the end of the Vrat, worship a Braahman couple saying "Bhavaanee Preeyataam" and donate all necessary things for a house. In the same way it should be done on Shukla Triteeyaa (3rd) of Vaishaakh, Bhaadrapad and Maagh.
[Agni Puraan, 20]
Begin with Chaitra Shukla Triteeyaa. Worship Shiv and Satee to get Saubhaaya and everything.
[Bhavishya Puraan 4/7]

Seven Saptamee
Seven types of Saptamee for Soorya's worship are described here.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 1/23]

Shaanti Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Begin with Kaarttik Shukla Panchamee. Worship Vishnu on Shesh Naag. Do not eat sour things.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/9]

Shakat Vrat
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/3]

Sharkaraa Saptamee Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Begin from Vaishaakh Shukla Saptamee. For long life, health and wealth.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/14]

Shashthee Vrat

Shikhi Vrat
Keep Ek-Bhukt Vrat on every Pratipadaa and after 1 year donate a cow to Braahman. By doing this the man attains Vaishwaanar status.
[Agni Puraan, 20]

Shiv Chaturdashee Vrat
Begin on Maargsheersh Shukla 14. And do it every month. To destroy even one's parents' sins.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/32]

Shiv Chaturdashee - Year-long Vrat
Begin on Kaarttik Chaturdashee, keep fast, and worship Shiv. Do it for one year. This gives long life, wealth and pleasures.
[Agni Puraan, 21]

Shiv Raatri Vrat
On Phaalgun Krishn 14th. Vratee should keep fast on this day with a wish. Do Jaagaran in the night saying - "I leave the food today, keep fast of Shiv Raatri and wake in the night. By keeping fast and Jaagaran I worship Shiv. Give me good fortune, good health, Vidyaa, wealth, Dharm, good qualities, fame, and Moksh."
[Agni Puraan, 21]

Shravan Dwaadashee Vrat
Bhaadrapad Shukla Dwaadashee with Shravan Nakshatra. If this Dwaadashee falls on Budh (Wednesday) then all Karm done on this day become eternal. Worship Janaardan on this day. Who cannot do long fasts, it is for those. It gives the fruit of 12 Dwaadashee.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/26]

Shraavanikaa Vrat - Year-Long Vrat
Begin on Maargsheersh Chaturdashee or Ashtamee. Invite 12 Braahman or own clan couples. Worship them and ask for their blessing for dying comfortably. They should say "So be it." Pray to Braahman to destroy their all sins.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/31]

Shree Panchamee Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Begin with Maargsheersh Shukla Panchamee. Do it for 12 months and worship Lakshmee.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/10]

Shree Vriksh Navamee Vrat
Bhaadrapad Shukla Navamee. Worship Bilva or Bel tree this day. Feed a Braahman. To get wealth.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/20]

Shubh Saptamee Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Begin with Aashwin Shukla Saptamee. Worship cow to reborn as a king.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/14]

Skand Shashthee Vrat
If one eats only fruits on Kaartik Krishn 6th and offer Arghya to Kaartikeya, he attains both pleasures and Moksh.
[Agni Puraan, 20]    [Bhavishya Puraan, 1/10]

Snapan Saptamee Vrat
All Saptamee leaving the doer's birth Nakshatra day. Worship Shiv and Soorya to get wonderful peace and one's children keep alive.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/15]

Somaashtamee - Year-long Vrat
Any Ashtamee falling on Monday is Somaashtamee. Do it for one year or five years to get Shiv Lok.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/20]

Soorya Rath Vrat
[Bhavishya Puraan, 1/20]

Soorya Shashthee
One should do A-Yaachit fast today. Rishi eat in the morning, Pitar eat in the afternoon, Guhyak eat in the evening (Sandhyaa time), so a Soorya Vratee should eat only at Sandhyaa time. One should start this vrat from Maargshersh Krishn Shashthee and follow it for 12 months with Soorya's different names. In the end feed Braahman Kheer and donate gold.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 1/20]

Soorya Saptamee
On Maagh Shukla 7th. One should draw a 8-petal or 12-petal Kamal and worship Soorya on it. This Vrat takes away all sorrows of a person.
If this Vrat is done on Bhaadrapad Shukla 7th and Aaditya is worshipped on that day, one attains all desired things.
If this Vrat is done on Paush Shukla 7th, and Soorya Dev is worshipped on that, one's all sins are destroyed.
Aparaajitaa Saptamee - On Margsheersh Shukla 7th - one should keep fast and Soorya should be worshipped.
[Agni Puraan, 20]   [Bhavishya Puraan, 1/10]

Sukrit Dwaadashee Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Begin with fasting on  Phaalgun Shukla Ekaadashee. Worship Naaraayan on Dwaadashee and donate. Complete it in three steps of four months each. It destroys all sins.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/27]

Swargati Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Both Ashtamee. If one eats food in the night on both Ashtamee and donate a cow at the end of the year; he can attain Indra's status.
[Agni Puraan, 20]

Taarak Dwaadashee Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Begin from Maargsheersh (Agahan) Shukla Dwaadashee. Many Satee women did it to wash their sins of all of their lives.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/22]

Til Dwaadashee Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Begin on Maagh Krisn Dwadashee with Mool or P-Aashaadh Nakshatra. To destroy all sins.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/27]

Tilak Vrat
On Chaitra Shukla 1st. This is Samvatsar Pratipadaa Vrat. Apply sandalwood Teekaa on forehead which will repel all kinds of Bhoot, Pret and Pishaach etc.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/4]

Tri-Raatra Tulasee Vrat
Start on Kaartik Shukla Navamee, continue to Dashamee and Ekaadashee.
[Padm Puraan, 5/1]

Tri-Sprashaa Vrat
In any month, in any Paksh (fortnight), when Ekaadashee, Dwaadashee are on the same day, and Trayodashee is in the last Prahar of that night, that is called Tri-Sprashaa. There is no Yog (combination) of Dashamee in this Ekaadashee.
[Padm Puraan, 5/3]

Ubhaya Saptamee - Year-long Vrat (Optional)
Keep this Vrat on both Paush Saptamee. Or for one year
[Bhavishya Puraan, 1/20]

Ubhaya Saptamee Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Keep fast on Shukla Saptamee for one year. Worship Soorya to get everything.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/14]

Ulkaa Navamee Vrat
Falls on Aashwin Shukla Navamee. Worship Chaamundaa.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/20]

Umaa Maheshwar Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Begin with Maargsheersh Shukla Triteeyaa (3rd). Worship Shiv and Paarvatee to get everything.
[Bhavishya Puraan 4/7]

Vat Saavitree Vrat
On Jyeshth Amaavasyaa. Worship Brahmaa Jee along with Saavitree. Suhaagin woman shoul do this for 3 days - 13th, 4th and Amaavas. Then on 13th worship Saavitree near the root of banyan tree with 7 grains. Just before morning, wrap Soot (un[processed spun thread) round the trunk of the banyan tree and worship it with Kumkum etc. In the morning greet Satyavaan and Saavitree saying "Namah Saavitryai Satyavatey" and give the offered Naivedya to Braahman. Come home, feed a Braahman and eat food herself saying "Saavitree Devee Preeyataam". This gives good fortune to a married woman.
[Agni Puraan, 21]

Vibhooti Dwaadashee Vrat - Year-long Vrat
Begin with Vaishaakh, or Aashaadh or Kaarttik, Maargsheersh, or Phaalgun Ekaadashee. Keep fast. Next day after worshipping Vishnu, donate gold statues and lotus flower. Do it for 12 months. To not separated and get wealth. A poor man can do this for three years only with flowers. For health and prosperity.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/29]

Vijayaa Saptamee Vrat   or    Kalyaan Saptamee Vrat
Although all Shukla Saptamee belong to Soorya, still there are seven Saptamee - Jayaa, Vijayaa, Jayantee, Aparaajitaa, Mahaajayaa, Nandaa and Bhadraa. If Shukla Saptamee falls on Sunday, it is called Vijayaa Saptamee. Any Daan, Snaan (bath), Hom, fast, worship done on that day destroys all sins. In this fast, eat only once in the evening on Panchamee; eat only once in the night on Shashthee and do not eat at all on Saptamee; and do Paaran on Ashtamee." Method of the Vrat and worship on Jayaa, Jayantee, Aparaajitaa, Mahaajayaa, Nandaa and Bhadraa Saptamee, are given in Bhavishya Puraan p 115-119.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 1/15]
see page 422 also for Aaditya Mandal Daan on this day.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/12]

Vijaya Shravan Dwaadashee Vrat
If Bhaadrapad Shukla Ekaadashee falls with Shravan Nakshatra, it is called Vijaya Tithi. Good for victory. This is Bhagavaan Vaaman's birth date.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/26]

Vishnu Vrat - 6 months or 1 year
This Vrat fulfills all wishes. Start it with Paush Shukla 2nd, and continue it for 4 days. First day take bath with mustard seed mixed water and worship Krishn's feet with "Shree Kriashnaay Namah" Mantra; second day take bath with black sesame seed mixed water and worship Krishn's navel with "Achyutaay Namah" Mantra; third day take bath with Bach named herb mixed water and worship Krishn's eyes with "Anantaay Namah" Mantra; and the fourth day take bath with all-herb (Kapoor Kacharee, Bach, Kooth, Shilaajit, whole Haldee, Daaru Haldee, Kachoor, Champaa, Mothaa) mixed water and worship Krishn's forehead with "Hrisheekeshaay Namah" Mantra offering flower. Offer Arghya to Chandramaa in Pradosh period. First day offer Arghya with "Shashiney Namah", second day with Chandraay Namah", third day with "Shashankaay Namah", and fourth day with "Indavey Namah". One should eat before Chandramaa disappears. Vratee should do this for 6 months or 1 year.
[Agni Puraan, 20]

Vishok Shashthee - Year-long Vrat
On Maagh Shukla Shashthee. Vrat for Soorya. For health and comforts.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/11]

Vishok Dwaadashee Vrat
Keep fast on Aashwin Ekaadashee, donate jaggery cow on Dwaadashee. To be prosperous and sin-free.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/28]

Vrintaak Tyaag Vrat
Vrintaak means eggplant or brinjal. Leave eating it for 3, or 6, or 12 months. Then do Udyaapan (ending). Gives the fruit of Pundreek Yagya.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/36]

Yam Dwiteeyaa
In Kaartik Maas, on Shukla Dwiteeyaa, one should worship Yam Raaj; then keep fast on every Shukla 2nd. This man never goes to Narak.
[Agni Puraan, 20]
Should go to one's sister taking food, clothes jewelry money etc.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/5]

Yugaadi Tithi
Vaishaakh Shukla 3, Kaarttik Shukla 9, Bhaadrapad Krishn 13 and Maagh Poornima - These days are the beginning of the four Yug - Sat, Tretaa, Dwaapar and Kali respectively. Any Daan, fast, Tap, Jap, Hom etc done on these days give million times Punya.
[Bhavishya Puraan, 4/32]

Varjya Saptamee
Any Saptamee falling on Sunday in Dakshinaayan period.
[Bhavishya Puraan,4/12]

Vrat on Amaavasyaa
On Maagh Amaavasyaa. Worship Brahmaa Jee along with Saavitree.
[Agni Puraan, 21]

Vrat on Ashtamee
When there is Punarvasu Nakshatra Yog with Chaitra Shukla Paksh Ashtamee, whoever drinks 8 Ashok flower buds juice with a Mantra (given on p 372), they are never worried in their lives.
[Agni Puraan, 20]

Vrat on Dashamee
Take food only once on Dashamee and at its end donate 10 cows and golden statues. This makes a man the leader of Brahman etc four Varn.
[Agni Puraan, 21]

Vrat on Dwaadashee - Year-long Vrat
Start On 12th of Shukla of Maargsheersh. Do it for 12 months and do Udyaapan next Maargsheersh Dwaadashee.
[Narad Puraan, 1/10]

Vrat on Dwiteeyaa - Ashwinee Dwiteeyaa
Eat only flowers on the 2nd of every month, and worship both Ashwinee Kumaar. By doing this for 1 year, one gets good fortune and beauty.
[Agni Puraan, 20]

Vrat on Poornimaa - Year-long Vrat
Start from Maargsheersh Poornimaa, and do it for 12 Poornimaa, and then do Udyaapan on next Maargsheersh Poornimaa. This is called Lakshmee Naaraayan Vrat.
[Naarad Puraan, 1/10]

Vrishotsarg Vrat
On Kaartik Poornimaa. Do Vrishotsarg and do night Vrat. This gives Vratee Shiv Lok.
[Agni Puraan, 20]

Immortal Karm Phal Done on --
Akashaya Teej (Vaishaakh Shukla 3)
Kumaar Shashthee (Maargsheersh Shukla 6)
Yugaadi Tithi (Vaishaakh Shukla 3, Kaarttik Shukla 9, Bhaadrapad Krishn 13 and Maagh Poornima - These days are the beginning of the four Yug - Sat, Tretaa, Dwaapar and Kali respectively. Any Daan, fast, Tap, Jap, Hom etc done on these days give million times Punya.

Agni Puraan, 24;   
Bhavishya Puraan, 4/46 - Kanyaa Daan, Til Dhenu Daan, Jal Dhenu Daan, Kapilaa Cow Daan
Bhavishya Puraan, 4/47 - Bhoo Daan, Golden Bhoo Daan, Hal Pankti Daan, Aapaak Daan, Griha Daan
Bhavishya Puraan, 4/48 - Anna Daan, Sthaalee Daan, Jal Daan, Agni Daan
Bhavishya Puraan, 4/49 - Vidyaa Daan, Tulaa Purush Daan, Hiranyagarbh Daan, Brahmaand Daan, Kalp Tree and Kalp Lataa Daan
Bhavishya Puraan, 4/50 - Gaj Rath Daan, Ashwa Rath Daan, Kaal Purush Daan, Bhuvan Pratishthaa Daan, Nakshatra Daan
Bhavishya Puraan, 4/51 - Tithi Daan, Varaah Daan, Grain Mountain Daan

Bhavishya Puraan, 4/40;

Bhavishya Puraam, 4/41;  



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