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Chhath Puja in Bihar: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Chhath Puja in Bihar: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Chhath is a major Hindu festival celebrated in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, along with other North Indian states. This festival is celebrated after the completion of Diwali, which generally falls in the months of October and November. Chhath Puja is dedicated to Sun God for supporting life on earth and ensuring prosperity and happiness in life. The history of the …

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दिल्ली के बड़े त्योहारों में गिना जाता है छठ

दिल्ली के बड़े त्योहारों में गिना जाता है छठ Chhath has become prime festival of Delhi

छठ महापर्व अब सिर्फ बिहार या पूर्वी उत्तर प्रदेश का नहीं बल्कि राजधानी दिल्ली का भी लोक पर्व बन चुका है। तीन-चार दशक पहले दिल्ली में मुश्किल से कहीं छठ पर्व मनाते हुए लोगों को देखा जाता था। लेकिन आज यह तस्वीर पूरी तरह बदल चुकी है और दिल्ली का शायद ही कोई ऐसा कोई कोना बचा हो, जहां छठ …

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छठ पूजाः जानें, क्यों मनाया जाता है यह महापर्व

छठ पूजाः जानें, क्यों मनाया जाता यह महापर्व

कार्तिक मास के शुक्ल पक्ष की षष्ठी को आयोजित किया जाने वाला छठ का पर्व वास्तव में सूर्य की उपासना का पर्व है। इसलिए इसे सूर्य षष्ठी व्रत के नाम से भी जाना जाता है। इसमें सूर्य की उपासना उनकी कृपा प्राप्त करने के लिए की जाती है। ऐसा विश्वास है कि इस दिन सूर्यदेव की अराधना करने से व्रती …

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Chhat Puja Legend: Origin of Dala Chhat Puja

Chhat Puja Legend - Origin of Dala Chhat Pooja

Chhat Puja Legend: Origin of Dala Chhat Pooja – Legend or the origin of Chhat Puja or Dala Chhat is associated with Mahabharata epic. Mahabharata has the reference of Chhat pooja. It is also mentioned that Chhath or Dala Chhat was started in the time of Mahabharata. Chhat Puja and Draupadi: Draupadi, wife of the Pandavas, has a great power …

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Chhath Pooja Significance In Hindu Culture

Chhath Pooja Significance: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Chhath Pooja Significance In Hindu Culture & Tradition – Chhath Pooja a prominent “Vrat” of Northern India is a symbol of spiritual purity and perseverance. Now it is rapidly spreading its roots firmly in other states of India. Since Maharashtra is one of the biggest abodes of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh people, this Puja is celebrated with deep religious fervor …

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Chhath Pooja Rituals In Hindu Culture

Chhath Pooja Rituals: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Chhath Pooja Rituals In Hindu Culture: Almost immediately after the merriment of Diwali subsided, the solemnity of Chhath takes over. Adult married Hindu Indian women of the household make all the preparations that are required for the puja. While the younger women and children take over the everyday household chores, these women begin with a thorough spring-cleaning of all the …

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Chhath Puja History: Origin & Meaning of Chhath

छठ पूजा

The festival of honoring and offering praises to the Sun God, known as Chhath Puja, is believed to have been performed since the ancient times of Vedic. Etymologically, the word Chhath is made up of two rods: Chah, meaning 6 stages and Hath, meaning the science of Hath Yog (austerity). Combined together, Chhath means the process of obtaining solar energy …

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Chhath Puja Recipes: Chhath Traditional Recipes

Chhath Puja

Chhath Puja Recipes: Chhath Festival Traditional Recipes – Chhath Puja, also known as Surya Shashti or Chhathi, is a prominent Hindu festival celebrated in the Northern states of India, namely Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand. The four day festival includes several traditional rituals like holy bathing, fasting and standing for hours in water making offerings to the Sun God. Chhath …

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Bhai Dooj: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Bhai Dooj - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Diwali, the vibrant festival of lights, brings with it a chance to revive relationships. The fifth day of the five-day festival is especially dedicated to honor the unique bond between brother and sister. Known as Bhai Dooj or Bhaiya Duj, it falls on the second day after Diwali, that is, on ‘Shukla Paksha Dwitiya’ in the Hindi month of ‘Kartik’. …

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