Chhath Puja 2021 in Nepal - laxman baral blog
Chhath Puja 2021 in Nepal

Chhath Puja 2021 in Nepal is celebrated in certain states in North India namely Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Bihar. It is also popular in Nepal. It is a Vedic festival that is dedicated to the Sun God (Lord Surya) and Chhathi Maiya (another name for Goddess Usha and a known sister to Lord Surya).

When is Chhath Puja in 2021 (कब है छठपूजा 2021)

Date Day States
10 November 2021 Wednesday Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Bihar

Celebrating Chhath Puja

The celebrations last for 4 days thanking the Sun God, the source of all powers. Devotees of the Sun God observe a fast called Vrati. Chhath Puja occurs twice a year – once during summer and once during winter. Karthik Chhath is performed on the 6th day of the Karthika month known as Kartika Shukla Shashti. This day falls during October or November every year as per the Hindu Calendar.

Chhath Puja Prasad

As prasad is of particular significance to this festival, here’s what goes into making them – rice, fresh fruits, dry fruits, wheat, jaggery, nuts, coconuts, and ghee. Thekua is a popular dish that is a cookie made of wheat flour.

NAHAI KHAI OR NAHA KHAY

On the first day of Chhath Puja, all the devotees bathe in a water body, especially in River Ganga. Along with cleaning their own body, they also clean their house and surroundings.

LOCANDA AND KHURANA

The second day of the festival marks a full-day fast by the Vrattis. After the sunset, the Vrattis prepare a special prasad called Rasaio-Kheer, eaten to break the fast.

SANDHYA ARGHYA

Sandhya, in Hindi, means Evening. Therefore, Sandhya Arghya marks the third day of the festival and involves praying and resting at home.

USHA ARGHYA

The last day of Chhath Puja involves offering prayers to the Sun, and all the religious rituals are performed during the dawn of the day. The devotees sit near the banks of the water until the sun rises.

Chhath Puja 2021 in Nepal under November 10, 2021, belong under the Terai region of our countryside which is near the side of Chitwan, Janakpur, Morang, Jhapa, and many more place they have to celebrate this Chhath puja. Special under. Morning time they have been visiting the River Side to take puja over with a group of family members to worship with the Sun. 

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