Hal Sashti Vrat (Har Chhath Pujan) is observed mainly in North India. In 2022, Hal Sashti Vrat date is August 17.
It falls on Sixth day after Shravan Purnima (Raksha Bandhan festival), Shukla Paksha Sashti in Bhadrapad Month as per North Indian Hindi calendar.
Hal Sashti vrat is observed to celebrate the birthday of Lord Balarama, the elder brother of Lord Sri Krishna. Sometimes, Balarama is also referred to as an incarnation of Lord Vishnu (one of Sri Maha Vishnu’s ten incarnations – Dasavatara).
Hal Sashti is observed with various names: Har Chhath, Lalahi Sashti, Lala Chhath, Chandra Sashti in Rajasthan and Randhan Chhath in Gujarat…
Panchang, 17 August 2022
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 05:47 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 06:41 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 10:25 PM
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 10:46 AM
Tithi : Shashthi upto 08:24 PMSaptami
Nakshatra : Ashwini upto 09:57 PMBharani
Karana : Garaja upto 08:14 AMVanija upto 08:24 PMVishti
Yoga : Ganda upto 08:57 PMVriddhi
Weekday : Budhawara
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvatsaram : 1944 Shubhakrutha
Chandramasa : Bhadrapada – Purnimanta; Shravana – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit Muhurat : None
Amrita Kalam : 02:30 PM to 04:09 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 12:14 PM to 01:51 PM
Yamaganda : 07:24 AM to 09:01 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 10:37 AM to 12:14 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 11:48 AM to 12:40 PM
Varjyam : 05:49 PM to 07:28 PM
Hal Sashti in Previous Years
In 2021, Hal Sashti Vrat date is August 28.
In 2020, Hal Sashti Vrat date is August 9.
In 2019, Hal Sashti Vrat date was August 21.
In 2018, Hal Sashti Vrat date was September 1.
In 2017, Hal Sashti Vrat date was August 13.
In 2016, Hal Sashti Vrat date was August 23.
In 2015, Hal Sashti Vrat date was September 3.
In 2014, Hal Sashti Vrat date was August 16.
In 2013, Hal Sashti Vrat date was August 26.