Mukta Bharan Saptami is observed in the Bhadrapad month in
North India. In 2012, the date of Mukta Bharan Saptami is September 22. It is observed on the seventh day of the waxing phase of moon in Bhadra month. This unique ritual which falls during the Shukla Paksha of the month is important to some Hindu communities.
Doobali Satham and Uma Maheshwar Puja are also observed on the day.
Saptami Vrata is generally dedicated to Lord Surya.