Chhath Puja 2021 : The celebration is devoted to the Sun God (Lord Surya) and Chhathi Maiya (the sister of the sun god), who are adored on this day
Chhath Puja is praised a couple of days after Diwali and thought about a significant celebration in north India, particularly in Bihar and Jharkhand. The festival for the four-day-long celebration starts with Nahay Khay (the primary day of Chhath Puja) which is being stamped today, 8 November.
Chhath Puja 2021 : To observe Chhath Puja, ladies keep a nirjala quick of a day and a half. The celebration is committed to the Sun God (Lord Surya) and Chhathi Maiya (the sister of the Sun God), who are adored on this day.
The primary day of Chhath Puja is known as Nahaye Khaye. A shower is taken toward the beginning of the day on the primary day that is trailed by wearing new garments and asking. Then, lovers burn-through rice and gram dal as prasad.
The subsequent day is called Chhath Kharna. On this day, kheer prasad, a pudding made of jaggery, is eaten around evening time. The pudding is made on an earthen oven. Subsequent to offering arghya to the Sun God, ladies devour prasad and quick for a day and a half.
The third day is known as Sandhya Arghya. On this day ladies wear new garments and go to the stream or lake to offer arghya to the sunset. The quick proceeds for the whole evening of the third day. The Sandhya Arghya will be seen on November 10 and the dawn will occur at 06.40 am while the circumstance for dusk is 05.30 pm.
The fourth and last day of Chhath is known as Usha Arghya. On this day fasting ladies offer arghya to the sun while remaining in water. Ladies then, at that point, break their 36 hours quick with prasad. This year, the Usha Arghya will be seen on November 11. The dawn and dusk timings are anticipated to be 06.41 am and 05.29 pm individually.
Chhath Puja 2021 History
As per folklore, Chhath Puja was performed by Goddess Sita upon the arrival of the foundation of the realm of Lord Ram. The celebration additionally has a reference in Mahabharata, when it was performed by Kunti, the mother of Pandava after they got away from Lakshagrih, the spot which was wrecked to the ground.
Chhath Puja Date and Timings
The celebration began today, 8 November, with individuals revering Lord Surya — dawn was at 6.40 am.