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 2016, Chhath Puja will be celebrated from 4 to 7 November 2016.
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 2016 Date & Aragh Time :
- Nahai Khai is on 4th November 2016.
- Kharna is on 5th November 2016.
- Sandhya Argh (Sanjhiya Arghya) – Chhat Dala Evening puja on 6th November 2016.
- Suryodaya Argh (Bihaniya Aragh) – Chhath Dala Morning puja on 7th November 2016.