Chhath Puja 2020 Date: Know the Sunrise, Sunset and Muhurat Timing

After Diwali People are waiting for Chhath Puja 2020 to celebrate. Let's see the Chhath Puja 2020 date and time, and Know the Sunrise, Sunset, and Muhurat Timings. It is known to be one of the most famous festivals for the Hindu community.

By Neha Sinha, Updated : Nov 16, 2020 15:19 IST
Chhath Puja 2020 Date: Know the Sunrise, Sunset and Muhurat Timing
Chhath Puja 2020 Date

Chhath Puja is the Hindu festival and after Diwali people await this festival. Chhath Puja is celebrated after six days of Diwali every year. Lets us know more about Chhath Puja 2020 Date, Sunrise, Sunset, and Muhurat Timing. It's one of the most popular Hindu festivals that the worshiping of the sun is primarily celebrated in Bihar, Jharkhand, eastern Uttar Pradesh, and some parts of Nepal between October and November to bring peace and prosperity to the family.

On this day Sun God (Surya Dev) is worshipped for the happy life of children and family. Chhath Puja takes place every year on the Shashthi Tithi of Shukla Paksha of the month. This year Chhath Puja is on 20 November i.e. Friday. Chhath Puja begins two days before Chaturthi on Nahay Khay, then Lohnda and Kharna are performed on Panchami. After that, Chhath Puja is done on Shashti Tithi, in which the evening arghya is offered to the Sun God. After this, the next day, Saptami offers himself to the rising sun at sunrise and then Paraná completes the fast.

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Chhath Puja 2020 Sunrise Sunset and Muhurat Timing

First day - Nahai-Khay

Chhath Puja begins on Kartik Shukla Chaturthi. This is the first day of Chhath Puja, on this day there is a bath. This year Nahay-Khay is on 18 November (Wednesday). On this day, sunrise will be at 06:46 in the morning and sunrise in the evening at 05:26.

The second day - Lohanda and Kharna

Lohanda and Kharna Chhath is the second day of worship. It happens on the fifth day of the bright fortnight of Kartik month. On this day, the sunrise will be at 06:47 in the morning and the sunrise will be at 05:26 in the evening.

Third day- Chhath Puja (Sandhya Arghya)

The main day of Chhath Puja is on the Shashti Tithi of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. Chhath Puja is done on this day only. Arghya is offered to the Sun in the evening on this day, Chhath Puja is on 20 November this year. On this day, the sunrise will be at 06:48 and the sunrise will be at 05:26. Shashti Tithi for Chhath Puja starts from 19:59 pm on November 19, which is till 09:29 on 20 November.

Fourth day- Sunrise Arghya (Day of Paran)

The last day of Chhath Puja is the seventh day of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. On this day, Arghya is offered to Sun God at sunrise. After that, the fast is completed bypassing it. This year, Sunrise Arghya and Parana of Chhath Puja will take place on November 21. On this day, sunrise will be at 06:49 in the morning and at sunset in the evening at 05:25. 

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