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What Is Chhath Puja

Chhath Puja Celebration

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What Is Chhath Puja

Chhath Puja is one of the most ancient Hindu festivals, ever surviving on earth.Chhath Puja is referred to as the only Vedic festival celebrated in India.If you want to know about the interesting facts of Chhath Puja, read the article.As Chhat Puja is approaching in 2014, we have brought you everything you need to know about Chhath Puja in 2014.Chhath Puja is observed for a period of four days during the month of Kartika.Chhat Puja ritual includes holy bathing, Vrat (fasts) and other holy severities.Chhath Puja is dedicated to Sun god, Surya.Devotees pay reverence to Lord Surya during Chhath Puja by bowing before the Sun.This is done to invoke the blessings of the much powerful Sun god.It is believed that Surya sustains life on earth.On Chhath Puja, Surya is expressed gratitude and he is worshiped for the fulfillment of certain desires.Chhath Puja is also known as Chhath Shashthi, Surya Shashti, Chhathi Maiya, and Chhath Parv.Surya, the Sun lord, will be thanked once again in 2014.But, what made him so significant that he is paid homage each year.Surya is considered to be the source of energy, hence, He is believed to have magical powers of curating a person negativity.As per the Hindu texts, Surya energy is magnanimous.Therefore, Surya is believed to cure deadly diseases like leprosy, and increases a person longevity.


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