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Chhath Puja 2022



Date, Significance, Rituals, Food & Customs

28th Oct 22 (Fri) - Nahay Khay (Chaturthi) 29th Oct 22 (Sat) - Lohanda and Kharna (Panchami) 30th Oct 22 (Sun) - Sandhya Arghya (Shashti) 31st Oct 22 (Mon) - Usha Arghya, Parana Day (Saptami)

Chhath Puja, is celebrated for 4 days The Sun God and Chhathi Mata are worshipped to show gratitude for life and to seek blessings for keeping the family healthy and prosperous

Chhath Puja 2022 Date (Kartika)

Chhat Rituals

Rituals are for 4 days that include: Bathing in the Holy Ganga Fasting and abstaining from drinking water (Nirjal Vrata) Standing in the water, praying and offering ‘arghya’ to the rising and setting sun Some devotees also perform a prostration march to the riverbank 

Chhath Significance

Sun God and Chhathi Mata are worshipped for the bounties of life and to protect children from diseases, illnesses, problems, and provide good health and long life

Who Can Perform Chhath Puja?

Usually, women are the main worshippers But, many men perform the puja as well In some communities, once a woman or man starts performing Chhath puja, they are duty-bound to continue the tradition through the coming generations

Chhath Puja Samagri

Camphor Bamboo Winnow Lamp Incense Stick Panch Patra A chowki Sindoor

Chhath Puja Prasad/Food

Thekua Tikri Kasar Khajuria Food is strictly vegetarian and cooked without garlic, onion and salt

Chhath Puja Colours

During Chhath, yellow saree, orange vermilion (sindoor), red veil, pink salwar kameez and green bangles are considered Holy and significant for the rituals

Where is Chhath Puja Celebrated?

Chhath, the Holy festival observed mainly in:

Bihar Jharkhand Uttar Pradesh Nepal West Bengal Delhi

*And other Indian states depending on the religious beliefs of the community

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