Ahoi Ashtami Vrat
Ahoi Ashtami Vrat is a festival which is celebrated eight days prior of Diwali for well being on kids. This Vrat is done by women and ladies of the home and they do fasting as a sign of sacrifice of their food on day and in return, they expect well being and good will of their kids.
The basic concept of this day is that all the ladies and women pray to Ahoi Mata or goddess Ahoi, the goddess is said to be has power and ability to protect the children and hence all the ladies pray goddess Ahoi and sacrifices their day towards the goodwill of their kids.
Ahoi Ashtami 2019 Date
The date for Ahoi Ashtami changes every year and the festival arrives eight days before Diwali and Ahoi Ashtami 2019 date will be on Monday 21st of October.
Ahoi Ashtami is a great festival and great opportunity for every mother as for a mother their children are their first priority. There are many festivals in India and some they are for husbands, brothers and any other family member but here is finally a festival for children.
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On one hand mother is fasting for their kids and on other hand, children do all the work for mother, its quite obvious that if the mother is fasting for whole day just for well being of her kids than in return children should do all the task. Of course we cannot give back one percent of what mother do for all of us but we can at least try and give her some comfort level.
Ahoi Ashtami Vrat Vidhi
Every festival of Hindu Mythology has some procedure and the way in which it has to be performed and Ahoi Ashtami Vrat Vidhi includes very easy and minor steps which are not that difficult to follow.
After waking early in the morning get fresh and take bath and after that one small Puja of goddess Ahoi has to be done.
The Puja includes worshiping of Lord Ganesh firstly and then pray for Ahoi Mata. The fasting done till night and at evening there has to be one more Puja with the similar procedure. These are only basic steps which are required to initiate Puja properly.
One important thing which has to be followed is your dedication as Ahoi Ashtami Vrat Vidhi has to be followed with peace of mind and heart. Dedication is the most important think in any Vrat Vidhi as without dedication no fasting can be completed.
Ahoi Ashtami Vrat Katha
In every Vrat and fasting there is book which is called as Katha which involves tale about the goddess that he/she has successfully influenced the day and what exact role the goddess plays in the fasting?
Ahoi Ashtami Vrat Katha is listened by some group of ladies who are also fasting for the festival, it is said that listing Ahoi Ashtami Vrat Katha gives peace and strength to the person fasting.
Also this methods helps in concentrating to the fasting and Ahoi Ashtami Vrat Katha is a must listened to thing on this day.