This app consists of the whole text from the sacred book along with a mellow voice reading out the stories. You can scroll through the chapters as the month long reading festival progresses. Swasthani Brata Katha is an app designed for all Nepalese around the world who miss and wish to reminisce in the age old stories that we listened to growing up. Shree Swasthani Brata Katha is the new way to pass our culture and traditions on to the tech generation. Goddess Shree Swasthani, known to grant wishes of her devotees, is worshipped for the whole month of Poush. The Swasthani Brata Katha story is recited everyday.

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Account Options Sign in. Top charts. New releases. Add to Wishlist. Swasthani brata katha book is not only a religious book read every year. It is a book of wisdom and knowledge as well. Whether you want to be religious about it or just want some knowledge on our ancient stories this book is for you.

Swasthani is the Hindu Goddess who is very blessing to all her devotees She always fulfills wishes of all those who worship her with pure heart and full devotion.

Goddess Swasthani is believed to be four-handed goddess with charka, trishul, sword and lotus in each of her hand. She is sitting in the center of Asta Matrika or eight Goddess of power. Kumar is the elder son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. The story mostly concentrate itself around Lord Shiva.

It is also called Skanda Puran. It is also a form of prayer to Lord Shiva and his various forms. During this lunar month, story of Swasthani Mata is recited in households of Nepal. It is a long tradition; however it is not compulsory to recite the story or to observe the fasting. Swasthani Brata Katha is written in Nepali. Some believe that it was first written in Newari before it is written in Nepali.

It is said, people of Sankhu still have hand written Swasthani book in Newari language. However, the story narration is little different in other languages than in Nepali language. Reviews Review Policy.

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Nepal's Swasthani Brata Katha: A festival about fasting, reading, discipline

The festival ends a month after in Magh Shuklapurnima. The month-long telling ritual is dedicated to the goddess and the stories that are mainly narrated are those of Swasthani Devi, God Shiva and other gods. As per this legend goddess Swasthani helped Sati Devi overcome the troubles and then to reincarnate and win over Lord Shiva as her husband again. During the Swasthani katha, Hindu married women observe Brata or fasting for the wellbeing of their husbands and unmarried women observe the Brata in order to get a good husband. Women wear red colored clothes and bangles during the one-month period as it is believed that red is a sign of good luck. The rituals associated with the Swasthani Katha takes place on the bank of rivers in various Hindu shrines across the country.


Swasthani is a Hindu goddess Parameshwari and is responsible for the good fortune of king Navaraj and queen Chandravati. The original Newa version is very different from Swasthani written in Nepali language. People in the town of Sakwo have handwritten documents of Swasthani in Newar language. Swasthani Brata Katha is a Hindu tale recited everyday for a month, which mostly falls in January and February.


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