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 2018, Chhath Puja will be celebrated from 11 to 15 November 2018.
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.
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Chhath Puja 2018 Date & Aragh Time :
- Nahai Khai is on 11th November 2018.
- Kharna is on 12th November 2018.
- Sandhya Argh (Sanjhiya Arghya) – Chhat Dala Evening puja on 13th November 2018.
- Suryodaya Argh (Bihaniya Aragh) – Chhath Dala Morning puja on 14th November 2018.