Puja and Vrat is observed under Banyan tree by married women for wishing long life of their husbands.
Jyeshtha Amavasya 2017:
Jyeshtha Amavasya Vrat Tithi falls this year on Thursday,25th May 2017, which happens on Maha panchaka. It is also observed as Jyeshtha Shraddha Amavasya for Snan-daan.
Fast is observed on Jyeshtha Amavasya (Thursday, May 25, 2017) to destroy effects of sins and fulfill long awaited desires. Married women also keep fast and recite Vat Savitri Katha on this Tithi to pray for long lives of their husbands and observe it with devotion as Vat Savitri Amavasya Vrat and Puja.
Method: Take bath or holy dip in river water on Jyestha Snaan-daan Shraddha Amavasya which is on Thursday, May 25, 2017, worship and offer Jal (holy water) to Lord Shiva and Vishnu. Offer water to Vat Vriksha(Banyan tree). Donate food,sesame seeds (black till) water, cold drink to poor people or food to cows,street dogs,birds or ants ,you can also donate clothes or bedding(Snaan, Anna,Jal,Vastra Daan)to needy poor persons or some money as Dakshina to Brahmins. It is believed, their sinful deeds done in the past will be destroyed by doing all these rituals.