Chhath Puja – One of the oldest festivals, this holy festival, fasting increases positive energy


Chhath Puja festival dedicated to Lord Suryadev is celebrated in Kartik month from Chaturthi Tithi of Shukla Paksha to Saptami. Chhath Puja is one of the oldest festivals of Hinduism. It is believed that Lord Shri Ram and Mother Sita followed this fast and worshiped Suryadev. When the Pandavas lost all their reign, Draupadi kept Chhath Vrat on being told by Lord Krishna.


Chhath Puja is the festival of Suryopasana. It is believed that the ritual of Chhath Puja increases the level of positive energy. Provides peace to body and mind. This fast also increases immunity. Also removes anger and negative thoughts. Shashthi Devi has also been called the Manas daughter of Brahma. She gives children to children. This fast results in the worship of both Lord Suryadev and Maa Shashthi. In this fast water and milk are offered to Suryadev. The sixth maiya is worshiped with Prasad-filled soup. Four days of Chhath Puja are done on the fasting ground. In Chhath Puja, women wear saris and men wear dhoti. In this fast, the Vratis wear clothes without sewing. Chhath Vrat can be performed by both men and women. One should conduct sattvik on this holy festival. Once starting Chhath Puja fast, it should be done every year. Lord Suryadev is considered to be the God of immediate fruit, therefore, he should be worshiped with full legal practice. Such is the glory of this holy festival in which the sun rises and the setting sun is worshiped.

The information given in this article is based on religious beliefs and temporal beliefs, which have been presented keeping in mind only general public interest.


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