Chhat Nahai Khai 2013, Lauki Bhat during Chhath Puja

Nahai Khai is the first day of Chhat puja festival. In 2013, Chhat Nahai Khai date is November 6. Nahai Khai means to take bath and to eat. Devotees perform early morning ritual bath (Suryodaya Purva) in the holy river of Ganga. Some special recipes are prepared on Nahai Khai day. Chhath Nahai Khai Puja […]

Chhath Nahai Khai, Nahai Khai during Chhath Puja

Chhath Puja, the most celebrated ritual in Central and Northern Indian parts, started with Nahai Khai ritual on October 30. Chhath Puja in 2011 will end on November 2. It is observed as Bhanu Shashti or Surya Shashti vrata in South India. Ritual bath along the river banks of Ganga and some other holy rivers […]