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Vat Savitri Puja

Vat Savitri PujaRanchi, Jharkhand | June | Saturday | 04, 2016 :: Marriaged women performed rituals on a sacred banyan tree on the occasion of Vat Savitri Puja in Ranchi on Saturday.

Women pray for the prosperity and longevity of their husbands by tying threads around a banyan tree or waṭ, which is called “pipal puja”, on this day. It honours Savitri, the legendary wife who rescued her husband’s soul from the ruler of the departed, Yama.

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