Celebrations of Diwali & Chhath
In Nepali and Hindi dialects, Chhath implies six, suggesting that this celebration is commended on the 6th day of Kartika (holiest month of the Hindu Lunar calendar). God of light, the force behind the proper working of the universe and provides energy to all living beings, is worshiped on this day.
Rituals prayers performed for four days. The most significant element of the festival is fasting. Devotees who keep fast on this day are often referred to as Vrati. Diwali is commended on the 15th day of Kartika.
‘Festival of lights’ is how people refer to Diwali. Goddess of prosperity is worshiped on this day. It is considered a harvest festival. The full house is lighted with Diyas (earthen oil lamps) and decorated with flower garlands. Rangoli (design drawn outside the house using colorful sand) and sweets are the essentials of the festival.
This year 2021 Diwali is on 4th November 2021 and Chhath Poojan is on 10th November 2021