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Dharti Puja – Khadi Parv

Dharti Puja is observed by tribals in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand. The ritual is also known as Bhumi Puja and is dedicated to Mother Earth. Dharti Puja 2024 date is April 23. The festival is also known as Khadi or Khadu Parv.

The rituals associated with the festival various from tribe to tribe. The festival is essentially a thanksgiving for good harvest and also for a better future.

Dharti Puja is annually observed on Chaitra Purnima Tithi or the full moon day in Chaitra month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in North India.