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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

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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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Bhai Dooj Celebration: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Bhai Dooj Celebration

The festival of Bhai Dooj is known to be based on mythological concept. The celebrations of Bhai dooj reflects the importance of unique cultural traditions that vary with different region of India. This helps to keep the family close and brings prosperity, well being and luck. Bhai Dooj celebration falls on the two day after Diwali and is celebrated all …

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भाई-बहन के स्नेह का प्रतीक त्यौहार भैया दूज

Bhai Dooj Festival in Hindi भाई-बहन के स्नेह का प्रतीक त्यौहार भैया दूज

भाई बहन के परस्पर प्रेम तथा स्नेह का प्रतीक त्यौहार भैया दूज कार्तिक मास के शुक्ल पक्ष की द्वितीय तिथि को दीपावली के बाद पुरे भारत देश में आदिकाल से मनाया जाता है। इस दिन बहने अपने भाई को तिलक लगाकर उनके उज्ज्वल भविष्य व उनकी लंबी उम्र के कामना करती है। भैया दूज वाले दिन आसन पर चावल के …

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Bhai Dooj Teeka: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Bhai Dooj Teeka: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Two days after Diwali comes the Bhai Dooj festival. It marks the end of Diwali celebrations and Bhai Dooj Teeka is a mark of auspiciousness. According to the Hindu scriptures and mythology: “A forehead without a Tilak is worthy of condemnation and they exist for name’s sake only.” The ritual on bhai dooj is that the sisters put teeka on …

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