How Chhath is being celebrated in India| In pics

Updated On Oct 30, 2022 05:23 PM IST

Chhath Puja is a four-day-long Hindu festival that is performed to seek blessings from the Sun for a healthy, happy, and prosperous life. It is also known as Surya Shashti, Chhath, Mahaparv, Chhath Parv, Dala Puja, Pratihar, and Dala Chhath. With a belief that sunlight has cures for various diseases and conditions, devotees take a dip in the holy river for medicinal and spiritual benefits.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his "Mann Ki Baat" radio address on Sunday said that Chhath Puja is a great example of 'Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat'. (Deepak Gupta/HT) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 30, 2022 05:23 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his "Mann Ki Baat" radio address on Sunday said that Chhath Puja is a great example of 'Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat'. (Deepak Gupta/HT)

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The PM said Chhath is now getting organised on a large scale in different districts of Maharashtra along with Delhi, Mumbai, and many parts of Gujarat. Visual from Mumbai's Juhu beach on Saturday.(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 30, 2022 05:23 PM IST

The PM said Chhath is now getting organised on a large scale in different districts of Maharashtra along with Delhi, Mumbai, and many parts of Gujarat. Visual from Mumbai's Juhu beach on Saturday.(ANI)

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As per the National Green Tribunal (NGT) laws, no offerings are allowed to be immersed in the River Yamuna during the festivities in Delhi. (ITO, Yamuna ghat, Delhi)(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 30, 2022 05:23 PM IST

As per the National Green Tribunal (NGT) laws, no offerings are allowed to be immersed in the River Yamuna during the festivities in Delhi. (ITO, Yamuna ghat, Delhi)(ANI)

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The four-day festival started on Friday, and the last day of the puja will be celebrated on Monday. (Gorakhpur ghat)(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 30, 2022 05:23 PM IST

The four-day festival started on Friday, and the last day of the puja will be celebrated on Monday. (Gorakhpur ghat)(ANI)

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The first day of Chhath Puja is known as Kaddu Bhaat or Nahai Khai. On this day the parvaitin (the main worshiper who observes fast) cooks the Satvik Kaddu Bhaat along with pulses, and serves it as a bhog to the deity in the afternoon. (ITO ghat, Yamuna, Delhi)(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 30, 2022 05:23 PM IST

The first day of Chhath Puja is known as Kaddu Bhaat or Nahai Khai. On this day the parvaitin (the main worshiper who observes fast) cooks the Satvik Kaddu Bhaat along with pulses, and serves it as a bhog to the deity in the afternoon. (ITO ghat, Yamuna, Delhi)(ANI)

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The second day of Chhath Puja is known as Kharana. On this day, the parvaitin cooks roti and rice kheer and serves it as a bhog to the 'Chandradevta' (Moon God). (Gorakhpur ghat)(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 30, 2022 05:23 PM IST

The second day of Chhath Puja is known as Kharana. On this day, the parvaitin cooks roti and rice kheer and serves it as a bhog to the 'Chandradevta' (Moon God). (Gorakhpur ghat)(ANI)

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A full-day fast without water is observed on the third day of Chhath Puja. (Gorakhpur ghat)(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A full-day fast without water is observed on the third day of Chhath Puja. (Gorakhpur ghat)(ANI)

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On the fourth and final day of Chhath, Dusri Arghya is given to the rising Sun and it is known as Usha Arghya.(ITO ghat, Yamuna, Delhi)(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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On the fourth and final day of Chhath, Dusri Arghya is given to the rising Sun and it is known as Usha Arghya.(ITO ghat, Yamuna, Delhi)(ANI)

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The 36 hours long fast is broken after giving Arghya to the Sun on the last day.(Patipal Ghat, Ganga, Patna)(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The 36 hours long fast is broken after giving Arghya to the Sun on the last day.(Patipal Ghat, Ganga, Patna)(ANI)

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On the third day of Chhath Puja, the Delhi administration has decorated the ITO Ghat near the Yamuna river for devotees to offer prayers on Arghya to the setting sun and on Usha Arghya to the rising sun. (Patipal Ghat, Ganga, Patna)(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 30, 2022 05:23 PM IST

On the third day of Chhath Puja, the Delhi administration has decorated the ITO Ghat near the Yamuna river for devotees to offer prayers on Arghya to the setting sun and on Usha Arghya to the rising sun. (Patipal Ghat, Ganga, Patna)(ANI)

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The core ritual around the festival involves devotees observing a fast and worshipping Chhathi Maiya to express gratitude to the Sun God for sustaining life on Earth. (Patipal Ghat, Ganga, Patna)(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 30, 2022 05:23 PM IST

The core ritual around the festival involves devotees observing a fast and worshipping Chhathi Maiya to express gratitude to the Sun God for sustaining life on Earth. (Patipal Ghat, Ganga, Patna)(ANI)

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 This ancient Hindu Vedic festival is mainly celebrated in Bihar, Jharkhand, and Eastern Uttar Pradesh in India and Nepal. (Gorakhpur ghat) View Photos in a new improved layout
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This ancient Hindu Vedic festival is mainly celebrated in Bihar, Jharkhand, and Eastern Uttar Pradesh in India and Nepal. (Gorakhpur ghat)

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For the devotees, the Delhi Jal Board officials sprayed chemicals into the river Yamuna to deal with the problem of foam formation on the surface of the river.(ITO ghat, Yamuna, Delhi)(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 30, 2022 05:23 PM IST

For the devotees, the Delhi Jal Board officials sprayed chemicals into the river Yamuna to deal with the problem of foam formation on the surface of the river.(ITO ghat, Yamuna, Delhi)(ANI)

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