Know Complete Information About Champa Shashti 2023

Know Complete Information About Champa Shashti 2023

When is Champa Shashthi in 2023?

Champa ShashtiDate & Time
Champa Shashti Monday, 18 December 2023
Champa Shashthi Tithi Begins on 05:33 PM on Dec 17, 2023
Champa Shashthi Tithi Ends on03:13 PM on Dec 18, 2023

How Champa Shashti is Celebrated?

On the Shukla Paksha of Margashirsha, this festival is known as Champa Shashti or Chhath. In addition, Brinjal or millet is offered to Shivling on this occasion. In Maharashtra, the festival’s glitz and glamour are most prominent. Markandeya in the form of Lord Shiva that is worshipped here. During the Brahma Muhurta, Shiva devotees wake up, perform their daily rituals, and then take a bath. After this, Lord Shiva is meditating and the Shivling is worshipped in the temple. To anoint the Shivling, one uses milk or gangajal. Desi Khand is then offered flowers, abir, and bel leaves.

Apart from this, Lord Kartikeya is also worshipped on this day. For this, the worshipers of Lord Shiva’s son Kartikeya wake up early in the morning and take a bath, and take a vow of fasting and worship. After this, Lord Kartikeya is worshipped facing south. Along with this, Arghya is offered ghee, curd, and water. After this fresh and fragrant flowers are offered to Lord Kartikeya. 

However, offering Champa flowers to Lord Kartikeya on this day is considered very beneficial. After this, one should sleep on the ground at night, this gives blessings to Lord Kartikeya. Also, the worshiper should keep in mind that on the day of Champa Shashthi, do not consume oil at all, and must follow celibacy till the next day.

Wrapping Up

Champa Shashti is a celebration in which Lord Shiva and his Warrior Son Kartikeya defeat the demonic forces of Malla & Mani and Tarakasur in their human forms. Due to the fact that it was a spectacular day of Dual triumph, this festival should be cherished twice as much as any other single celebration.

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