Yamuna Chhath, which is also called Yamuna Jayanti and Chaiti Chhath, can be noticed on Sunday, April 18, 2021. The competition is well known on Shukla Paksha Shashthi Tithi in Chaitra month (March-April) and falls throughout Chaitra Navratri. The competition marks the day when Goddess Yamuna descended on the Earth. It is believed that by performing rituals and conserving quick on this competition, devotees can purify all their sins and guilts. It is a four-day competition which can start on April 16 and finish on April 19.
Devotees worship and supply prayers to Sun. The first day of the competition is well known as Nahay Khay, adopted by Kharna on the second day. On the third day, devotees supply prayer to the setting solar whereas on the fourth and remaining day, prayers are made to the rising solar. Also, Chhath Puja is noticed twice a 12 months, one within the month of Chaitra whereas the opposite in Kartik after Diwali.
Date and Time:
Yamuna Chhath can be celebrated on Sunday, April 18. According to the Hindu calendar, it will likely be Shashthi Tithi and will start at 08:32 pm on April 17 and will conclude at 10:34 pm on April 18.
As mentioned earlier, the day is well known to mark the descent of Goddess Yamuna on the Earth. She is the spouse of Lord Krishna and the daughter of Surya Dev (Sun), due to this fact she is revered by the individuals of Braj. This is without doubt one of the the explanation why this competition is especially celebrated in Mathura and Vrindavan.
Devotees get up earlier than dawn and bathe within the Yamuna River on this auspicious day. A particular puja is obtainable to goddess Yamuna. Also, as she is understood to be the companion of Lord Krishna, devotees worship Lord Krishna as effectively. The particular meals providing referred to as ‘naivedyam’ is ready for the goddess. Devotees observe a strict quick which is damaged the subsequent day after the morning puja rituals.
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