Chhath Puja 2020 Date and Time
- Chhath Puja Date: Friday, November 20
- Dawn on Chhath Puja Day – 06:48 AM
- Sundown on Chhath Puja Day – 05:26 PM
- Shashthi Tithi Begins – 09:59 PM on Nov 19, 2020
- Shashthi Tithi Ends – 09:29 PM on Nov 20, 2020
Chhath Puja Significance
On Chhath Puja, devotees worship Surya Dev (Lord Solar), the god of power and of the life-force, and Shashthi Devi (Chhathi Maiya) to advertise well-being, prosperity and progress. Chhath Puja is also referred to as Surya Shashti, Chhath, Chhathi, Chhath Parv, Dala Puja and Dala Chhath. It’s believed that the principle sources of Solar’s powers are his spouse Usha and Pratyusha. Throughout Chhath puja, within the morning, devotees worship the primary ray (Usha) of the Solar and the final ray (Pratyusha) of the Solar within the night.
Chhath Puja: 4-days Rituals
Chhath Puja Day 1: The primary day of Chhath puja known as Kaddu Bhaat or Nahai Khai. On at the present time, parvaitin (the principle worshiper who retains quick) cooks probably the most Satvik Kaddu Bhaat and serves it to the deity within the afternoon as Bhog. This marks the start of the Chhath pageant and is the final meal of the Parvaitin throughout Chhath Puja.
Chhath Puja Day 2: The 2nd day of Chhath puja known as Kharna. On at the present time, the parvaitin cooks a rice kheer with Roti/Poori, different seasonal fruits and dry fruits and provide it to the deity as naivedya (bhoga). Later, the prasada is distributed amongst household and buddies.
Chhath Puja Day 3: The third day of Chhath puja known as Pahli Arag. On at the present time, devotees put together fruits and meals choices basket and go to the Chhath Ghat (river/pond) in night to supply arag to the Surya dev. The Pahli Arag is obtainable to the setting Solar. Devotees additionally sing Chhath Puja folks songs within the night. After coming back from ghat to dwelling the vratins carry out the ritual of kosi bharai and lights diyas (earthen lamps).
Chhath Puja Day 4: The fourth and closing day of Chhath Puja known as Dusri Arag. On at the present time, devotees once more put together the Surya Arag basket with fruits and choices and go to the Chhath Ghat earlier than dawn. The Dusri Arag is obtainable to the rising Solar. This marks the completion of Chhath Puja rituals