Rambha Vrat, or Ramba Teej Vrata, is observed on the third day of the Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) in the month of Jyeshta (May – June). Rambha Vrat 2017 date is May 28. The beauty of Goddess Lakshmi is worshipped on the day. The day is also dedicated to the Apsara Rambha who had emerged from the ocean during the famous Samudra Manthana – Churning of Ocean.
In some regions, Rambha Vrat is associated with the worship of Goddess Lakshmi. She is propitiated by offering wheat, grain and flowers. The beauty aspect of the goddess is that is propitiated on the day.
Rambha, the Apsara, who symbolically represents womanly loveliness and amiability, is one of the 14 gems that came out from the ocean during Samudramanthana or Churning of Ocean. She is worshipped on the day by women of some Hindu communities.