Kedara Gauri Vrat is observed on Deepavali Amavasya day to get rid of all sorrows and obstacles in life. The Kedara vrata is observed for a period of twenty one days during the month of Purattaachi that is from mid-September to mid-October according to the Gregorian calendar. It starts from the ashtami, the eight day of the Shukla Pakhsa (growing phase of moon). The final day of the vrata is known as Deepavali and is must be observed with full fervour and devotion. The Kedara Vrata is religiously observed in every part of the country and anyone who performs this vrata will attain fulfilment of all their desires.