Chhath Puja 2023 Date and Time Complete Knowledge

Chhath Puja 2023 – In this post we will get information about Chhath festival.

When is Chhath Puja in 2023? Information about Chhath Puja 2023 date and time, Nahay-Khay, Kharna, Lohanda, Sandhya Arghya, Usha Arghya or Morning Arghya, Paran etc. is given in this post.

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Chhath Puja is called Mahaparv. This festival of worship of Lord Sun God and Chhathi Maiya is being celebrated since ancient times. The glory of this festival is immeasurable.

Chhath Puja is celebrated six days after Diwali. The preparations for Chhath Puja are started as soon as Diwali is over.

Chhath Puja is mainly celebrated in Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi with great pomp.

It is a four-day festival. Chhath Puja begins with Nahay-Khay and ends with Paran after offering morning Arghya to Sun God on the fourth day.

Special care is taken of cleanliness and purity in Chhath Puja.

Chhath Vrat is considered to be a very difficult fast. In this, a fast of 36 hours has to be kept. Even water cannot be drunk during the fast.

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Chhath Puja 2023 Date – when is chhath puja?

Chhath Puja begins with nahay-khay on the Chaturthi of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. Chhath Puja ends with offering morning Arghya to Sun God on the seventh day of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month.

In this way, the festival of Chhath Puja is of four days.

Chhath Puja in 2023 will start on 17th November and will end on 20th November.

Chhath Puja 2023 Start17 November 2023, Friday
Chhath Puja 2023 End20 November 2023, Monday

We have given detailed information about the date of Chhath Puja below. Read the complete post so that you can get all the information.

Chhath Puja 2023 Nahay-Khay Date

Chhath Puja begins with nahay-khay. Nahay-Khay takes place on the Chaturthi Tithi of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month.

The Nahay-khay of Chhath Puja 2023 is on Friday, November 17, 2023.

Chhath Puja 2023 Nahay-khay17 November 2023, Friday.

On this day the entire house is cleaned and sanctified. Gourd curry and rice are prepared on this day.

Wheat and other items related to worship are cleaned on this day.

Chhath Puja 2023 Kharna / Lohanda

Kharna is celebrated on the fifth day of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. It is celebrated on the second day of the nahay-khay.

Chhath Puja 2023 Kharna is on 18th November 2023, Saturday.

Chhath Puja 2023 Kharna18 November 2023, Saturday.

On the day of Kharna, the fast is observed from morning to evening. Even water is not drunk during the fast.

In the evening, kheer of jaggery and rice is made. Along with this, poori of flour and jaggery is made.

After this, Kharna Puja is performed by offerings like Kheer, Puri, fruits etc.

Then this prasad is eaten. After this the fast of 36 hours starts. Even water is not drunk during the fast.

Chhath Puja Sandhya Arghya / Chhath Puja Evening Arghya

The evening Arghya of Chhath Puja is celebrated on Kartik Shukla Shashthi Tithi.

Chhath Puja 2023 Sandhya Arghya is on 19 November 2023, the day is Sunday.

Chhath puja 2023 Sandhya Arghya19 November 2023, Sunday

On this day all the people of the house start preparing for Chhath Puja from early morning itself.

Arrangements are made for fruits, prasad etc. On this day Thakua or Thekua, Bhuswa (rice flour laddus) etc. are made as offerings of worship.

All the offerings of Chhath Puja are kept in bamboo soup and doura etc.

On this day, along with Chhath Vrati, other people of the house go to Chhath Ghat on the banks of a river or pond.

All the Prasad etc. are kept there. Incense, lamp is lit. Songs of Chhathi Maiya are sung.

Sometime before sunset, Chhath vrati takes bath in water and meditates on Sun God.

Arghya is then offered to the Sun God. This is the evening Arghya of the Sun God. For this reason, this day is called Sandhya Arghya of Chhath Puja.

Chhath Puja 2023 Usha Arghya / Pratah Arghya / Morning Arghya and Parana

The morning Arghya of Chhath Puja is done on the seventh day of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month.

Chhath Puja 2023 Morning Arghya is on Monday, November 20, 2023.

Chhath Puja 2023 Morning Arghya20 November 2023, Monday

This is the fourth and last day of Chhath Puja. People reach Chhath Ghat before sunrise. Incense, lamps are lit. Songs of Chhathi Maiya are sung. Fireworks are also done in many places.

Morning Arghya is offered to the Sun God on this day. The Sun God is worshipped.

After this, worship and havan is also done at Chhath Ghat.

Chhath fast ends with offering Arghya to the rising sun in the morning. And after worshiping the Sun God and Chhathi Maiya by Chhath Vrati, Chhath Vrat is ended with Paran.

Importance of Chhath Puja

  • Chhath Puja is an important puja performed since ancient times.
  • This festival is a festival directly connecting man with nature.
  • In Chhath Puja, Lord Sun God and Chhathi Maiya are worshipped.
  • We cannot have direct darshan of other deities. But we can see the Sun God directly.
  • In Chhath festival, we offer Arghya to Lord Sun God in the evening and also in the morning.
  • Chhath festival is called Maha Parva.
  • Chhath Vrat is a very difficult fast.
  • In Chhath fast, a fast of 36 hours is kept without food and water.
  • Not even a drop of water can be consumed during the fast.
  • Chhath festival also promotes the spirit of cleanliness and purity.
  • Cleanliness and purity are completely taken care of in Chhath Puja.
  • There is a lot of glory in this fast.

FAQ

Who is worshiped in Chhath Puja?

Lord Sun God and Chhathi Maiya are worshiped in Chhath Puja.

When is Chhath Puja celebrated?

Every year Chhath Puja is celebrated on Shashti and Saptami Tithi of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. This date falls in October or November.

What other names is Chhath Puja known by?

Mahaparv Chhath is known by the names Chhath, Chhath Parva, Chhath Puja, Shashthi, Surya Shashthi etc.

For how many days is Chhath Puja celebrated?

Chhath festival is a festival of four days. Chhath festival begins with Nahay-Khay and ends with Arghya and Paran in the morning to the Sun.

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