Chhath Puja 2021: The Chhath mahaparva is an annual four-day pageant celebrated six days after Diwali or on the sixth day of the Kartik month in the Hindu calendar. The pageant is exclusive to the states of Bihar, Jharkhand, and Eastern Uttar Pradesh. Devotees observe a nirjala vrat (fasting with out water) throughout this pageant and offer Arghya to Chhathi Maiya and Surya Devta. It is believed that in Chhath, deities fulfil all the needs of the devotees.
Today, November 10, is the third day of Chhath Puja. A full day quick with out water shall be noticed by the devotees at the moment. The ritual of Sandhya Arghya can be carried out on today, also called Kartik Shashthi. People worship the Sun God and offer Arghya in the night. Offering Arghya to the setting solar is the foremost ritual of the day. It is the solely time of the yr when Arghya is given to the setting solar. On the third day, fasting continues all through the night time. Parana is finished on the subsequent day after dawn.
During the ritual of Arghya, individuals place fruits, soups, and a lit lamp in a bamboo basket and offer them to the setting solar. Bamboo baskets maintain a particular significance in this pageant. Additionally, Chhathi Maiya is obtainable prasad like banana, Thekua, Malpua, Kheer-Puri, dates, semolina pudding, rice laddus, and extra. Devotees put on new garments on today.
After providing Arghya in the night on the Shashthi, individuals pray to the Sun God and sing songs of Chhathi Maiya at night time. After this, on the day of Saptami (day 4), earlier than dawn, devotees attain the ghats early in the morning. After reaching the ghat, earlier than dawn, they offer Arghya to the rising solar, pray to the Sun God after which break the lengthy and arduous quick.
Chhath Puja Shashthi Sandhya Arghya time:
On the third day of Chhath Puja, the dawn will occur at 6:40 am, and the solar will set at 5:30 pm. The devotees can offer the second Arghya to the Sun God earlier than this.
The Chhath Puja is also called Pratihar, Dala Chhath, Chhathi and Surya Shashthi.