Jaya Parvati Vrat is a five-day Vrat observed by married women in the Hindu lunar month of Ashad or Ashara mainly in
Gujarat. An important ritual during the period is the
reading of the Jaya Parvati Vrat Katha in Gujarati. Below is the link to the
katha in pdf format and you can download it for free. The story narrates the
importance of the fasting. The vrat ends with Jayaparvati Vrat Jagran.
The Vrata is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati and is performed for the well being of the family and for peace and prosperity.