Chandra Darshan


Chandra Darshan is the recognition of locating the moon after the \"Amavasya\" (the no moon day). In Hinduism this day holds monstrous religious hugeness. Lovers on this day revere Chandra Dev and offer extraordinary supplications. It is accepted to be extremely favorable to locate the moon soon after the Amavasya. This day after Amavasya is commended as Chandra Darshan in the respect of the Moon God. The most good time for locating the moon is soon after dusk. Anticipating the most proper time for Chandra Darshan is a troublesome occupation notwithstanding for Panchang creators. Chandra Darshan is seen with incredible enthusiasm and commitment in various parts of the nation.

Rituals during Chandra Darshan:

On the day of Chandra Darshan, Hindu devotees worship the Moon God.

Devotees observe a strict fast on this day to please Chandra Dev. They do not eat or drink anything all through the day. The fast is broken after sighting the Moon just after sunset.

It is believed that a person who performs all the ritualistic worship of Moon God on the day of Chandra Darshan will be bestowed with endless good fortune and prosperity.

Offering donations is also an important rituall on Chandra Darshan. People donate clothes, rice and sugar among other things to Brahmins on this day.

 

29           January                (Sunday)              Chandra Darshan             17:53 to 19:17

27           February              (Monday)            Chandra Darshan             18:15 to 19:05

29           March   (Wednesday)    Chandra Darshan             18:33 to 19:58

27           April       (Thursday)          Chandra Darshan             18:50 to 19:50

27           May       (Saturday)           Chandra Darshan             19:07 to 20:49

25           June      (Sunday)              Chandra Darshan             19:18 to 20:31

24           July        (Monday)            Chandra Darshan             19:12 to 20:01

23           August  (Wednesday)    Chandra Darshan             18:48 to 20:01

21           September         (Thursday)          Chandra Darshan             18:15 to 19:11

21           October               (Saturday)           Chandra Darshan             17:41 to 18:58

19           November          (Sunday)              Chandra Darshan             17:21 to 18:14

 

19           December           (Tuesday)            Chandra Darshan             17:23 to 18:26