Kali Chaudas, also known as Bhut Chaturdashi, is a festival that is celebrated in Gujarat and other Western states. This is a day devoted to Goddess Kali, and it is celebrated with tremendous devotion. Kali Chaudas 2021 is celebrated on the Chaturdashi Tithi of Krishna Paksha in the Hindu lunar month of Kartik.
The day of Kali Chaudas is determined when Chaturdashi prevails at Maha Nishita time at midnight. It might occur on the same day as Narak Chaturdashi or a day prior. This year's Kali Chaudas puja will take place today, November 3, 2021.
Date & timing for Kali Chaudas 2021
November 04, Kali Chaudas Muhurat – 23:39 to 00:31
The Tithi of Chaturdashi begins on November 3 at 09:02 a.m.
The Chaturdashi tithi comes to an end on November 4 at 06:03 a.m.
The Importance of Kali Chaudas 2021
Devotees' prayers are answered on Kali Chaudas, and they are protected from bad spirits and given bravery. This day is said to be the best for removing negative energy from the atmosphere. Kali Chaudas is seen to be the best day for occultists and Aghoris to do penance and rituals.
Rituals for Kali Chaudas 2021
At Maha Nishita period, rituals of Kali Chaudas are conducted by visiting a cremation and offering puja to the Goddess of Darkness and Veer Vetal.
During the night of Kali Chaudas, it is believed that evil spirits are especially powerful. Hence, puja is performed to get the strength to face and escape from the terrible spirits.