Chhath Puja is a very celebrated festival by the North Indians. It is a day honouring the Sun god or the God or energy, Surya Shakti and Goddess Chhathi Maiya. People observe a fast, make offerings to the sun god and seek his blessings for happiness and prosperity. Chhath means 'sixth' so the festival falls on the sixth day of the Karthik month in Hindu calendar. Chhath Puja 2018 has begun on November 11 with Nahay Khay and will conclude on November 14. The main days of the fasting are Sandhya Arghya on November 13 and Usha Argh or the Suryodaya on November 14. The sunrise and sunset timings for Chhath Puja are very important so that devotees can reach the Chhath Ghat before time to pray to Sun God and Chhathi Maiya. If you are looking for the Sandhya Arghya or the sunset time and Usha Arghya/Sunrise timings in New Delhi, Patna, Mumbai and Kolkata let us give you all the timings. Chhath Puja Recipe 2018: How to Prepare Delicious Thekuas for Worshipping the Sun God and Chhathi Maiya.
Devotees observe a strict fast for the day and take holy dips in the water. People stand in the water, observe the Sun god, pray and seek blessings from the god of energy, called as Chhathi Maiya and Goddess Usha. It is said to be the only festival that is dedicated to Lord Surya. People seek blessings for sustaining long life on Earth. Chhath Puja 2018 Images in HD & Chhathi Maiya Photos: Best WhatsApp Stickers, Messages, Wallpapers, GIF Video Greetings to Send Happy Chhath Puja Wishes.
City Wise Sandhya Arghya and Usha Arghya Timings of Chhath Puja 2018
|City||Sandhya Arghya on November 13, 2018||Usha Arghya on November 14, 2018|
|New Delhi||05:31 PM||06:40 AM|
|Mumbai||06:01 PM||06:45 AM|
|Kolkatta||04:54 PM||05:48 AM|
|Patna||05:03 PM||06:05 AM|
People ensure that they reach the Chhat Ghat before time so that they do not miss out on the sunset and sunrise. It is a festival that honours both sunrise and sunset. Sun god- the source of light and energy is respected and thanked for all well-being. Wish you all a very Happy Chhath Puja!