Saubhagya Karana Vrata is dedicated to Goddess Parvati. The Goddess Gauri manifestation of Maa Parvati is worshipped on the day. The Vrat is observed on the third day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh, Bhadrapad and Magh Month. In 2016, the dates are on May 9 and September 4. The Vrat on Magh Month is on February 11, 2016. Detail procedure of how to observe the vrat is given below:
Saubhagya Karana Vrata is observed for getting a good husband or wife.
The method of fasting involves fast from sunrise to next day sunrise.
Salt is completely avoided.
Picture or Murti (Idol) of Goddess Gauri sitting on a bull is worshipped on the day.
White flowers, fragrance and Chandan are offered to Goddess Gauri on the day.
The vrat is complete when the person performing Vrat offers food to poor children or old poor people.