We are in the auspicious Chaturmasa parva kala and about to complete the first month, Shakavratha. The Second month in the Chaturmasa is known as the Dadhi Vratha. This Vratha needs to be observed from Shravana Shudda Ekadashi to Bhadrapada Shudda Dashami.
upaayanamidaM dEva vRutasaMpUrti hEtave |
dvijavaryaaya daasyEhaM sahiraNyam GanaM dadhi ||
During this Dadhivratha period, curds should not be used in any form or manner while preparing naivedya. However, buttermilk, a derivative of curds, is allowed.
|| Sri Krishnarpanamastu ||