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Charak Puja 2019 | Neel Pooja | Charak Puja in Bengal in Chaitra Month

Charak Puja or Neel Pooja, also known as Hajrha Puja, is observed in mainly in Bengal and Bangladesh on the last day of Bengali Chaitra month. Charak Pooja day is also popular as Chaitra Songkranti. Charak Puja 2019 date is April 14. Neel Puja is performed on April 14, 2019.

This puja is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Devotees celebrate this festival to satisfy or please Lord Shiva in order to be blessed with happiness and prosperity.

A group of people from villages go to other villages to collect the necessary items like paddy, oil, sugar, salt, honey, money and other material with the arranged cosmetics like Shiva, Parvati, and Narod. The cosmetic Shiva is termed as ‘Neel Pagol or ‘Jal Katha. Devotees worship Lord Shiva throughout the night and distribute Prasod.

Next day to Charak Puja is celebrated as Poila Baisakh or Bengali New Year or Nabo Barsha in Bengal.

Panchang, 14 April 2019

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:11 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:43
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)13:34 Chandrastama (Moonset)27:07

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Navami – 09:35
Nakshatra Pushya – 07:40
Skipped Nakshatra : Ashlesha – 30:00*
Yoga Dhriti – 08:06
Skipped Yoga : Shula – 29:00*
Karana Taitila – 20:24

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Chaitra
Amavasyanta Month Chaitra
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 17:09 – 18:43
Gulika Kalam: 15:35 – 17:09
Yama Gandam: 12:27 – 14:01

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Meena – 14:25:22
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Karka – 30:00:08*

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 28:30* – 30:00*
Abhijit: 12:02 – 12:52

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 19:35 – 21:04
Durmuhurthams: 17:03 – 17:53

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12 Comments

  1. Nabhoj says:

    when is the nil or neel puja in bengal

  2. Narayana says:

    why neel puja of lord shiva is mandatory

  3. Dwarakanath says:

    schedule of Neel Puja & Charak in 2016

  4. Soumava says:

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  5. TIRTHA says:

    what is the date of neel sasthi in 2016?

  6. Arihaan says:

    the best wishes for nil pujo in bengal

  7. Prinita says:

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  8. Pandya says:

    what is the date of neel shasti in 2016

  9. Jyotishmati says:

    name the twelve month of shasti puja in bengali tradition

  10. Upasana says:

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  11. Kakoli says:

    What time of neel puja mhurth 2017

  12. Neela Dasgupta says:

    I was born on 13 April, Neel Sashti. My mother told me on Neelsashti, Lord Shiva bacame Neelkanth, hence the name Neelsashti. Is it correct. On Shivaratri, Lord Shiva n Parvati were married.