Chhath Puja Celebration – A Holy Festival of Thanksgiving in India

Chaiti / Yamuna Chhath Puja -10 to 13th April 2016
Kartika Chhath Puja - 4th to 7th November 2016
Chhath Puja is one of the Hindu festivals, quite popular in the Eastern Indian states of Bihar and Jharkhand as well as in Nepal. The word ‘Chhath’ means ‘sixth’ as this auspicious festival is celebrated on the 6th day or ‘Shasthi’ i.e. lunar fortnight of Kartik (October - November) according to the Hindu calendar. This festival is immediately followed after Diwali, the festival of lights. Chhath is a special festival dedicated to Sun God and marked by worshipping Surya by the riverside. Devotees believe that Sun God /Suryasasthi will bless their life with joy, prosperity and harmony.
Chhath Puja Recipe Chhath Puja, besides being known for the ultimate purity practice people take during fast, is known for some of the best recipes too. Here is a list of Chhath Puja recipes-
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