Chhath-Pooja

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Chahath Puja, one of the renowned festival celebrated by Hindu in the India states of –Bihar, Jharkhand, Chattisgarh, Madhya-Pradesh and Uttar-Pradesh. Dedicated to Surya God (Lord-Sun) and being the most revered Hindu-Festivity, it is commemorated with a great splendour and glory with special rituals and traditional set of Puja-Procedures. The devotees gather a throng at the bank of the River-Ganges and worship Lord Sun for the fulfilment of certain desires. Avid Worshippers bestow reverence to Lord Surya by bowing before the Sun. This sacred festival is solemnized for four (4 )holy days by offering various sweetmeats to Lord Surya and his Beauteous consort-Chhaaya. They prepare mouth-watering delicacies to please these gods such as-Thekua, Malpua, Balushahi, Rice Kheer and Khajur etc. They pay homage by observing a strict fast and by taking a holy dip or bathe in River-Ganges during the four –divine days of Chhath Pooja. Chhath-Pooja

Chhath Puja 2018 Date:

11th to 14th November 2018 (Sunday to Wednesday)

Chhath puja timings:

Chhath Puja Day 1: Chhath Sunrise Chaturthi Nahay Khay Sunrise at 06:13 Sunset at 16:38

Chhath Puja Day 2: Chhath Sunrise Panchami Lohanda and Kharna Sunrise at 06:14 Sunset at 16:37

Chhath Puja Day 3: Chhath Sunrise Shashthi Chhath Puja, Sandhya Arghya Sunrise at 06:15 Sunset at 16:36

Chhath Puja Day 4: Chhath Sunrise Shashthi Usha Arghya, Parana Day Sunrise at 06:16 Sunset at 16:35

Places: Bihar, Jharkhand,Chattisgarh, Madhya-Pradesh and Uttar-Pradesh. 

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