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What is chatth puja?

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Asked by priya sharma, 20 Oct '11 10:31 am
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Chhath Puja is an Indian thanksgiving festival dedicated to the Sun God. During the celebrations of Chhath Puja, people gather on the banks of the River Ganges to bathe in its sacred water, pray and make ritual offerings to the Sun God. Chhath Puja is a highly elaborate festival noted for its impressive display of colorful costumes, music, singing and extravagant rituals.

Chhath Puja takes place, sometime during the months of October and November, immediately following the six-day festival of lights known as Diwali. Chhath Puja lasts for almost 3 days. There is also a "Chaiti Chhath" celebrated just after Holi.
Source: Bhojpuri.com//
Answered by LIPSIKA, 20 Oct '11 10:35 am

 
  
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Blocking of roads and disturbing publing , people dancing with colours and damaging pcars under influence of cocaine is Chaat puja
Answered by YamrajonYamaha, 20 Oct '11 10:40 am

 
  
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It is a SURYA Puja done during pre wintwer mostly by the people of Bihar.
Answered by Damodar Biswal, 20 Oct '11 10:40 am

 
  
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Chhath (Hindi: , also called Dala Chhath) is an ancient Hindu festival dedicated to the Hindu Sun God, Surya, also known as Surya Shashti.[1] The Chhath Puja is performed in order to thank Surya for sustaining life on earth and to request the granting of certain wishes. The Sun, considered the god of energy and of the life-force, is worshiped during the Chhath fesival to promote well-being, prosperity and progress. In Hinduism, Sun worship is believed to help cure a variety of diseases, including leprosy, and helps ensure the longevity and prosperity of family members, friends, and elders.
The rituals of the festival are rigorous and are observed over a period of four days. They include holy bathing, fasting and abstaining from drinking water (Vratta), standing in water for long periods of time, and offering prashad (prayer offerings) and aragh to the setting and rising sun.
Although it is observed most elaborately in Bihar, Jharkhand and the Terai regions of Nepal in modern times, a ...more
Answered by Nauty, 20 Oct '11 10:33 am

 
  
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This is one of the most holy sacred festivals of the people of northern states like Bihar, UP and MP
Answered by ajay, 20 Oct '11 01:53 pm

 
  
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