Divaso is a novel ritual carried out on the Amavasya or no moon day within the month of Ashada in Gujarat
. Divaso 2023 date is July 17. The ritual is devoted to Goddess Parvati and is carried out as a type of invitation to the Shravan month which begins from the following day. The holy month of Shravan is devoted to God Shiva.
On the earlier night of Divaso married girls mild a lamp and maintain it for subsequent 36 hours – until the Shravan month begins. In some areas, seeds are sown in a small container and the lamp is positioned earlier than it.
The vrat takes its identify Divaso from this ritual.
Divaso – ‘Deep Vaso’ means residence of the lamp.
Buddies, kin and neighbors are served Kheer, Kansar or different sweets.
In some areas, the vrat heralds the arrival of the Shravan month. It’s also noticed for a contented and affluent household life.
The ritual can be related to Evrat and Jivrat Vrat noticed on the identical day.