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Dharni Vrat – Dharani Vrata dedicated to Vishnu

Dharni Vrat is dedicated to Srihari Vishnu and is observed in the Kartik month. It is observed on the 12th day of the Shukla Paksha or waxing phase of moon in Kartik Month. Dharni Vrat 2024 date is November 13.

Note – Some Hindu communities observe this vrat on the 12th day during the waxing phase of moon in Margashirsh month. This date is on December 12, 2024.

The popular belief is that observing this ritual will help in attaining Shradha, which will help in moksha. Hands, legs, eyes, ears and nose of Vishnu are worshipped on the day.

The importance is this Vrata is mentioned in the Matsya Purana.