Dahi Chura Bhog is an important ritual at the famous Baba Baidyanath Tempe at Deoghar dedicated to Shiva. It is observed during the month of Agrahan (November – December). In 2013, the Dahi Chura Bhog begins on November 18 and ends on December 17. In the ritual, specially prepared yogurt and rice flakes are offered to the deities.
Dahi Chura is an important food for many Hindu communities in eastern part of
. This particular food items is considered to be a must during important ceremonies. India
During Makar Sankranti festival, people prepare Dahi Chura and it is consumed as a ‘Prasad’ after offering it to Surya, the sun god.