Lohanda and Kharna

Auspicious Time

Tithi: Panchami
Sunrise at 05:43
Sunset at 16:57

The word ‘Nahaya’ refers to bath and ‘khaya’ refers to eating.


  • The fasting continues this day till it completes 36 Hours.
  • In the evening Chati Maiyya is worshipped.
  • The Prasad from the puja is consumed to break the fast.
  • The Prasad prepared is usually Puri and Gud ka Kheer.
  • Salt is not at all consumed on this day.