Friday is dedicated to Maa Santoshi. On this day, along with Lord Venus, Santoshi Mata and Vaibhavlakshmi Devi are also worshipped. By observing the fast of Maa Santoshi on this day, a person gets the desired results and the grace of Maa Santoshi remains on her devotees. It is believed that all the troubles of a person who observes the fast with a sincere heart are removed. Along with keeping the fast of Maa Santoshi on Friday, the recitation of her story is also very important. It is believed that the fast of Santoshi Mata is incomplete without reading the story.
Do this work- get up before sunrise. Clean the house and retire from the bath.
Install an idol or picture of Santoshi Mata at a holy place in the house itself. In a big vessel, fill the entire pooja material and pure water.
Place another vessel on a vessel filled with water filled with jaggery and gram. Worship Santoshi Mata according to the law.
After this listen to the story of Santoshi Maa. And distribute the prasad of jaggery to everyone.
After this, sprinkle the water filled in the pot at home and pour the remaining water on the Tulsi plant.
A total of 16 fasts are kept in this. Fast on the last Friday. On the day of immersion, after worshiping Santoshi Mata in the above method, feed kheer-puri to 8 children and send them off by offering dakshina and banana.
Do not forget to do this work, even the members of the family observing fast should not consume sour on this day.
Men and women observing fast on this day should neither touch nor eat sour things.
The prasad of jaggery and gram should be eaten on its own.