Chhath Mahaparva started with Nahay Khay today, know the method of worship | Chhath Puja 2021 date in November | Chhath Puja 2021 Calendar
Chhath Puja 2021 Date: The festival of faith, Chhath 2021 (Chhath Puja 2021 Nahay Khay) is starting from today. Although this festival is mainly celebrated in Bihar, Jharkhand and Eastern Uttar Pradesh, but nowadays many people have started observing this fast. On this festival of folk faith, Chhath fasting worships the rising and setting sun by offering them arghya. This festival is also called Surya Shashthi Vrat, hence it is also called Chhath. This fast is celebrated twice a year in Chaitra and second time in Kartik. Let us tell you that there is more recognition of Chhath performed in the month of Kartik.
Chhath Puja 2021 Date: Chhath 2021 Mahaparv will start from today
Let us tell you that today i.e. from 8th November 2021, Chhath 2021 Mahaparv has started. In this four-day long festival, the Shukla Paksha Chaturthi date of Kartik month is bathed and eaten in 2021. On this special day, Chhath Vratis take bath near a river, pond or lake and after that take sattvik food only once in a day. The second day of Chhath i.e. Panchami is called Kharna. On this day, the Chhath Vrati observes a waterless fast throughout the day and in the evening, after offering Kheer and roti made of Arva rice to Chhath Mayya, after taking their prasad. With this, the fasting of 36 hours of fasting starts.
Here is the schedule of Chhath 2021-
November 8, 2021- (Nahay-Khay 2021)
9 November 2021- (Kharna 2021)
10 November 2021- (Arghya to the setting sun)
11 November 2021- (Arghya to the rising sun)
This is the method of Chhath Puja-
Let us tell you that on the day of this four-day long festival, the first day is bathed and eaten. On this day, the fasting eats only the sattvik food prepared with purity at home. After this, after fasting for the second day and after fasting, jaggery kheer i.e. ‘Rasiav’ is made in the evening. With this, the fasting eats after putting bread in the bhog. After this, a 36-hour waterless fast is observed for Chhath. Gives midday evening. People go near any water source near their house and offer ardhya to the setting sun. On this day people definitely offer Thekua specially made on Chhath as prasad. After this, on the last day of worship, ends the Chhath festival by offering Ardhya to the rising sun. After this, the fasting ends the fast by consuming prasad.
These things are needed in Chhath Puja-
Saree, large baskets made of bamboo, brass or bass soup, milk, water, lota, shali, sugarcane, seasonal fruits, paan, suthna, betel nut, sweets, diya etc. It should be mentioned that all the fruits and vegetables available in the season are offered to the Sun God on the day of Chhath.