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2025 Chandra Darshan Date and Timings

Wednesday 01 January Chandra Darshan 5:31 PM to 6:52 PM
Thursday 30 January Chandra Darshan 5:54 PM to 6:50 PM
Saturday 01 March Chandra Darshan 6:17 PM to 7:50 PM

Sunday 30 March Chandra Darshan 6:34 PM to 7:44 PM
Monday 28 April Chandra Darshan 6:50 PM to 7:42 PM
Wednesday 28 May Chandra Darshan 7:08 PM to 8:52 PM

Thursday 26 June Chandra Darshan 7:18 PM to 8:32 PM
Saturday 26 July Chandra Darshan 7:11 PM to 8:29 PM
Sunday 24 August Chandra Darshan 6:47 PM to 7:29 PM

Tuesday 23 September Chandra Darshan 6:12 PM to 6:53 PM
Thursday 23 October Chandra Darshan 5:39 PM to 6:29 PM
Saturday 22 November Chandra Darshan 5:20 PM to 6:38 PM
Sunday 21 December Chandra Darshan 5:24 PM to 6:24 PM

Chandra Darshan

About Chandra Darshan:
Chandra or Chandran means the moon and in Hinduism, viewing of the moon is an act of great significance on certain special days. Chandra Darshan which means moon viewing is an important ritualistic custom followed on the first day when the moon is sighted after no-moon day i.e. following the Amavasya. Ritual observed for Chandra Darshan includes observation of full-day fast prior to moon sighting and after sighting of the new moon, the fast is broken by drinking water and eating Prasad.

Fixing the exact date for the beginning day of Chandra Darshan is easier said than done. Creators of the Panchang as per Hindu Calendar work hard to decide the time and date. This is because the moon can be sighted for a very short period of time on this specific day which is the start day of Chandra Darshsan. The norm is for it to become visible just after sunset when the moon places itself along the same horizon as the sun is in. Thus, sighting time of the moon should be done with great focus for those who are fasting and make sure to do so after the sun sets.

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