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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 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 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 in Bihar is dedicated to Sun God for supporting life on earth and ensuring prosperity and happiness in life. The history …

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Chhath Puja Date And Chhath Muhurat In India

Chhath Puja Date: Hindu Culture & Tradition

The Chhath Puja, also known as Surya Shashti, is a Hindu festival in which a Puja (worship ritual) is performed to offer thanks to the Sun God, Surya, for supporting all the life on Earth. The Puja (Chhath Puja Date) is performed with spirited enthusiasm and reverence, on Kartik Shukla Shashti i.e. 6th day of the month of Kartik, according …

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Chhath Puja Quotes for Students and Children

Chhath Puja

Chhath Puja Quotes for Students and Children: Chhath is an ancient Hindu Vedic festival dedicated to the Hindu Sun God, Surya and Chhathi Maiya (ancient Vedic Goddess; Usha – wife of Sun God). The Chhath Puja is performed in order to thank Surya for sustaining life on earth and to request the granting of certain wishes. This festival is observed …

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Chhath Puja Custom And Ritual In Hindus

Chhath Puja Custom: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Only six days after Deepawali, another popular Hindu festival arrives, Chhath Puja in India and Nepal. It is a festival dedicated to honoring and glorifying the Hindu Sun God (Surya), for sustaining all life on earth and also for fulfillment of certain wishes. A period of abstinence and ritualistic segregation from the main household for four days has to be …

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Chhath Puja: Worship of Sun God

Chhath Puja: Worship of Sun God - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Chhath puja, the festival of Bihar is not about celebrations but a ritual carried down since time immemorial. Although Chhath Puja unique to Bihar it as been observed in some parts of West Bengal, Orissa, Assam, Mauritius, mainly among the Bhojpuri and Maithili speaking people. Chhath is also important for Nepalese worshipers of the Sun god as well as in …

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Chhath Puja Fast: Dala Chhath Vrat

Chhath Puja Fast: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Chhath Puja falls on the sixth day of the Kartik month of Hindu lunar calendar and somewhere in the month of October or November according to the Christian calendar. The words Chhath means the number six of the Indian numeric system, as festival is celebrated on the sixth day of the Kartik month. The Chhath Puja has roots deep rooted …

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Chhath Puja Songs: Bhojpuri Devotional Songs

Chhath Puja Songs: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Chhath Puja is an important Hindu festival celebrated widely in Northern India, prominently in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. Chhath Puja is also observed in other parts of the country such as Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Chandigarh, Gujarat, Delhi and Mumbai. This festival, also known as Surya Shashti, is dedicated to Sun God, Surya. Chhath Puja is celebrated to express gratitude towards …

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