After celebrating Diwali festival, Chhath puja is the next big and vibrant festival celebrated in India

Chhath Puja is an ancient Hindu festival, dedicated to Lord Surya and Chhathi Maiya (known to be the sister of Surya) and is celebrated for 4 days with great enthusiasm by both men and women.

Beautiful Things to know about Chhath puja festival

Chhath Puja is one of the biggest festivals celebrated in the states of Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh along with the residents of these states residing across India for , jobs etc.

Beautiful Things to know about Chhath puja festival

Chhath puja started from 31st October and will end on 3rd November. People offer Thekua (Prasad) to Sun God.

Beautiful Things to know about Chhath puja festival

Beautiful Things to know about Chhath puja festival

Rituals of Chhath puja :

On the first day of Chhath puja, people take bath early in the morning and ladies in the family cook food together and on this day louki vegetable is cooked and after eating the food people start their fast.

On the second day of Chhath puja, people kept fast for the whole day and on the same day in evening, people pray to God and cook Kheer as offering (Prasad). After praying , ladies who kept fast for the whole day eat kheer first then offer to all the family members.

On the third day of Chhath puja, all people went to lake, where people went inside the lake and standing in west direction by seeing and pray to Sun. After that at the time of sunset people offer milk to Sun and return back to home.

Beautiful Things to know about Chhath puja festival

On the fourth day of Chhath puja, all people went to lake before the sunrise where people went inside the lake and this time standing in East direction and offering milk to the rising sun and pray to Sun God. After praying people end their fast.

Beautiful Things to know about Chhath puja festival

In the end, I hope you like my blog and I wish all very happy Chhath puja.

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