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Saptami Vrata is observed during the waning and waxing phase of the moon in a traditional Hindu calendar. The day falls on the seventh day after Purnima and Amavasi. Important Saptami Vratas are observed in the Magh, Poush, Phalguna and Bhadrapad months.
Saptami Vrat in Phalguna month (Nanda Vrata):
An important Saptami Vrat observed during the waning phase of moon in Phalguna month is known as Nanda Vrata and is believed to help in attaining eternal joy.
Lord Surya (Sun God) is worshipped on the day.
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Saptami Vrata in Bhadrapad month :
It is believed that those who observe Saptami Vrata in Bhadrapad month will be untouched by grief, will attain materialistic gains and will gain Moksha in the next life.
Saptami Vrata in Poush month :
Worship of Surya on the Saptami day in Poush month will help in redeeming (washing away all the sins).
Saptami Vrata in Magha month :
It is believed that those who observe Saptami Vrata in Magha month will be untouched by grief, will attain materialistic gains and will gain Moksha in the next life.
Huge importance is attributed to the Saptami Vrata observed during the waning phase of the moon in Magha month. This is known as Surya Jayanti or Magh Saptami or Ratha Saptami. It is considered highly beneficial and those who observe the Vrat will be blessed with a child.