Chhath Puja also known as Dala Chhath is a Hindu festival dedicated to Hindu God Sun or Surya celebrated from 4th day to 7th day of the Shukla Paksha of the Hindu month Kartik.
In 2015, Chhath Puja will be celebrated from 15 to 18 November 2015.
The rituals of Chhath Puja that are observed over a period of four days include holy bathing, fasting and abstaining from drinking water (Vratta), standing in water for long periods of time, and offering prashad (prayer offerings) and aragh to the setting and rising sun.
Chhath Puja 2015 Date & Aragh Time :
- Nahai Khai is on 15th November 2015.
- Kharna is on 16th November 2015.
- Sandhya Argh (Sanjhiya Arghya) – Chhat Dala Evening puja on 17th November.
- Suryodaya Argh (Bihaniya Aragh) – Chhath Dala Morning puja on 18th November.