Chhath Pooja is yet another main Hindu festival celebrated each year mainly in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.It is the most historic Hindu religion festival dedicated to the God of energy, also known as Dala Chhath or Surya Shashti. As we already know India constitutes a strong cluster of cultural festivals in a diverse manner from its one state to other.People celebrate this festival to offer thanks to the Lord Surya for blessing the life on the earth as ever.This festival is widely celebrated by the people to worship the God Sun and pray for the future well-being, success and progress of their family members, friends, and elder.
Every festival is undertaken with some kind of definite rituals. Likewise in Chhath Pooja, the rituals at this day is to first of all wake up early in the morning, take a holy bath in the Gange and keep fast for whole day, even without drinking water and then they keep themselves standing in the water for a long time. Prasads and araghs are made at home and been offered to the rising sun. In Nepal is celebrated at 6th day of the month of Kartika (month of October or November), according to Hindu.
Process of practicing Chhath Pooja
Significance of Chhath Pooja
the very first stage, In order to set up the body and mind to accept the cosmic solar energy, fast is taken which detoxifies the mind and body.