The Second Day of Chhath Puja Festival is Kharna


Chhath Puja 2019: The second Day of Chhath Puja Date- Kharna

This page is about Chhath Puja 2019, the second Day of Chhath Puja, Kharna. Here is information about chhath puja 2019. The second day of Chhath Puja is the day of Kharna (खरना). This is word used in Maithili, Bhojpuri and Hindi language.

The Chhath Puja falls in either in October or November (Kartik or Mangsir) each year, depending on the cycle of the moon. Some year, it goes to fall in early December too (Push in Nepali Month). Chhath Pooja falls in 6th day of Dark Moon. The Chhath Puja festival actually runs for four days long.


The Second Day of Chhath Puja- Kharna खरना

Chhath Pooja falls in 6th day of Dark Moon of Kartik Month.

Chhath Puja begins with Nuhane Khane (नुहाउने खाने) or Nahai Khai that means Bath & Eat. The second day of Chhath Puja is Kharana that means Bath & Eat. On this day, devotee (Vratalu / Vrati) starts their ritual only with bathing. They should be pure, as it is the festival of clean and purity.

As we know that second day of the Chhath Puja is known as Kharna, on this second day of Kharana, Vratalu (devotees) observed a whole day fast (without water. The devotees (Vratalu / Vrati ) end their fast in the evening after performing puja. Offerings (Prasad) are comprises of Rasiao-kheer (rice delicacy), Puris (deep-fried puffs of wheat flour) or Chapatti and bananas – are distributed among family, friends, and visitors.

This year the second day of Chhath Puja, Kharna date is at 1 November 2019 (Kartik 15, 2076), Friday.

Happy Chhath Puja 2019


Jitendra Sahayogee

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