All the wives of Deities harassed by the battle between the Deities and the demons prayed to Shrīmahālakshmī. Appeased by the prayer, Shrimahalakshmi vanquished the demons on Ashtamī, that is, the eighth day of Bhādrapad and relieved the Deities of the danger. In the memory of this incident and for the protection of their husbands by Shrimahalakshmi, the women perform the vrat of Jyēshthagouri on the day of Shukl Ashtami of Bhadrapad. Click here to read more.
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