Chhath Puja 2023 Day 2 Kharna: Chhath Mahaparva started from Friday, 17th November. As everyone knows that on the first day of Chhath Puja, Nahay-Khay, Kharna Puja on the second day, Evening Arghya on the third day and Arghya to the rising sun on the fourth day, the festival ends. The second day of the four-day Chhath Puja is of utmost importance, the puja performed on this day is called Kharna Puja. There are many special rules related to Kharna Puja, which every fasting person has to follow. Let us know the special rules related to Kharna Puja to be performed on 18th November.
Kharna Puja 2023 importance
Kharna Puja has special significance in the four-day Chhath festival. This year Kharna Puja is on 18th November. On the day of Kharna, fasting women keep fast for the whole day. Also, on this day, Prasad is prepared for Chhath Puja. Along with this, prasad of jaggery kheer is especially made on this day. An earthen stove is used to make kheer. After the Kharna Prasad is prepared, it is consumed first by the fasting women.
what to do on kharna day
Make Kharna Puja Prasad even at a place where daily food is not cooked.
When Kharna Prasad is prepared, it is consumed first by the devotees. In such a situation, take special care of this.
On the day of Kharna Puja, Chhath Vrati should take Prasad sitting at a place where there is an atmosphere of complete peace.
One should not fight with anyone on the day of Kharna Puja. By doing this the fast is broken.
The prasad prepared on the day of Kharna Puja should be distributed among other people after the puja. It is considered auspicious to do so.
What not to do on the day of Kharna
On the day of Kharna Puja, complete care is taken of purity during the worship. In such a situation, special care is taken of purity in the house where children live, because they can touch the worship material with dirty hands, due to which the worship material can become impure. In such a situation, take special care of this.
On the day of Kharna Puja, fasting women should not even touch garlic and onion, because doing so can break the sanctity of the fast.
Special care has to be taken of cleanliness on the day of Kharna. On this day one should not touch anything without washing hands.
Chhath fast should sleep on the ground from the day of Kharna. Sleeping on the bed is considered prohibited during Chhath Puja fast.