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Yugavatar Vrat in Bhadrapad Month

Yugavatar Vrat is observed in Bhadrapad month and partaking the vrat is equal to performing Shradh at Gaya. Yugavatar Vrat 2024 date is August 31. A special bath is performed by the devotee performing the fasting.

On the day of the vrat during early morning hours, the person observing the vrat will rub cow dung, urine of cow (gomutra), mud and durva grass on the body. The person then takes bath. This bath has medicinal properties.

Then prayers are offered to Vishnu in a temple or at home.

Some religious scholars are of the view that Treta Yuga began on the day.

Yugavatar Vrat is observed on the Bhadrapada Krishna Paksha Trayodashi Tithi – the thirteenth day during the waning phase of moon.