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Chhath Puja 2016: Sunrise and sunset timings

Since Chhath Puja revolves around the Sun God, sunrise and sunset timings are very important.

Chhath Puja 2016: Sunrise and sunset timings

Mumbai: The four-day long Chhath Puja celebrations have begun today. On this day, women, predominantly from Bihar and Jharkhand observe fast, offer their prayers to the Sun God and conclude the puja by worshipping Goddess Usha.

Since the main puja revolves around the Sun God, sunrise and sunset timings are very important.

According to drikpanchang.com, the sunrise and sunset timings for this year's Chhath Puja are as follows:

Festivities begin with Nahay Khay on Chaturthi tithi (November 4).

Sunrise at 06:12 AM

Sunset at 18:00 PM

On the following day - Panchami - Lohanda and Kharna is observed. (November 5)

Sunrise at 06:12 AM

Sunset at 18:00 PM

Chhath Puja and Sandhya Arghya are performed on Shashti (November 6).

Sunrise at 06:12 AM

Sunset at 18:00 PM

The festivities conclude on Saptami with Usha Arghya (November 7).

Sunrise at 06:12 AM

Sunset at 17:59 PM

Click here to know how Chhath Puja is celebrated.

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