Chhath Puja

Chhath Puja

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Chhath Puja is a very important festival for Bihar and some parts of Uttar Pradesh and Nepal as well. The Puja rituals take place on the 6th of Kartika (Hindu Calendar Month) read more.... The Puja is done during a span of four days, in which the Sun God is worshipped and the Puja is done by the women of the family so the Sun God blesses their family. Prayers are offered to the Sun god and fasting is observed and holy water dips are alos taken in the Ganga (India's holy water). Though nowadays people living in other states do not travel to places near the Ganga but, make a pool and do the rituals there instead. Chhath Puja is also considered to be a festival that brings the inner strength of a person out as staying without food the whole day and taking dips in cold water is not easy. In fact Chhath Puja also has scientific significance. According to science taking dips in water and rising to the sun helps increase the flow of bio-electricity in the body which helps in improving the body's functionality. Some also say the Puja dip eliminates harmful bacteria making the body more healthy for the upcoming winter season. show less...

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