Hal Sashti Vrat (Har Chhath Pujan) is observed mainly in North India. In 2023, Hal Sashti Vrat date is September 5.
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, 5 September 2023
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 05:53 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 06:24 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 10:12 PM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 11:07 AM
Tithi : Shashthi upto 03:46 PMSaptami
Nakshatra : Bharani upto 09:00 AMKrittika
Karana : Vanija upto 03:46 PM, Vishti upto 03:36 AM, Sep 06, Bava,
Yoga : Vyaghata upto 11:24 PM, Harshana,
Weekday : Mangalawara,
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1945 Shobhakrit
Chandramasa : Bhadrapada – Purnimanta Shravana – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2080 Nala
Gujarati Samvat : 2079 Aananda
Abhijit : 11:44 AM to 12:34 PM
Amrit Kalam : 03:46 PM to 05:54 AM, Sep 06
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 03:17 PM to 04:50 PM
Yamaganda : 09:01 AM to 10:35 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 12:09 PM to 01:43 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 08:24 AM to 09:14 AM 11:00 PM to 11:46 PM
Varjyam : 09:10 PM to 10:47 PM
Hal Sashti in Previous Years
In 2022, Hal Sashti Vrat date is August 17.
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.