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Chhath Puja 2022 – History, Significance and Important Facts

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Chhath puja is one of the religious festivals of India. Chhatt Puja is celebrated in certain states in North India namely Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Bihar. Apart from these states, person who is living in other state like Delhi, Haryana, Karnataka, Asam, they celebrated Chhath in same state they are living .Apart from India It is also celebrated in Nepal.

पहला दिन (नहाय खाय छठ पूजा) 28 अक्टूबर 2022, दिन शुक्रवार (Chhath Puja Nahay Khay 2022)

दूसरा दिन (खरना)- 29 अक्टूबर 2022, दिन शनिवार (Chhath Puja Kharna 2022)

तीसरा दिन (अस्तगामी सूर्य को अर्घ्य)- 30 अक्टूबर 2022, दिन रविवार (Chhath Puja Suryast arghya 2022)

चौथा दिन (उगते हुए सूर्य को अर्घ्य)- 31 अक्टूबर 2022, दिन सोमवार (Chhath Puja Suryodaya arghya 2022)

History of Chhath Puja:

Chhath is a festival which is all about purity, devotion and offering prayer to Sun God; the exact origin of this festival is ambiguous but there are certain believes which connects to Hindu epics. Ramayana and Mahabharata are the two epics which are associated with Chhath Puja.

Main Point of Chhath Puja is not clear. It is believed to be originated from Vedas, Epic Mahabharata and Ramayana. Legend of King named Priyabrat, and his wife Malini blessed with beautiful child and after this start to worshiping Chhath Maiya and celebrating Chhath Puja.

According to Vedas

Worshiping of God Sun, frugality and abstinence Rituals. Chhaiti Maiya is also worship and knows as USHA in the Vedas, believe to be younger wife of the Surya, the Sun God.

According to Mahabrat

Also, In Mahabharat, karan, the son of Kunti and God Surya do daily worship of his father Sun and special puja during the month of Kartik in Shukla Paksha. Karan is also a King of Aang (Now known as Bhagalpur in Bihar). People living in that part of Bihar also start worshipping lord Sun.

According to Ramayana

In Ramayana, After Completion of Banwas of 14 Years, Bhagwan Ram & Mata Sita had kept fast together and offered puja to Bhagwan Surya. In the month of Kartik (in between 15th October to December) in Shukla Paksha. Chhath Puja became the important and traditional festival in the Hindu religion.

When is Chhath puja in 2022 ?

  • Chhath Puja on Sunday, October 30, 2022
  • Sunrise on Chhath Puja Day – 06:31 AM
  • Sunset on Chhath Puja Day – 05:38 PM

Chhath Puja is celebrated in which month ?

Between 20th Oct to 25th Nov

Why Chhath Puja is celebrated in Hindi ?

पांडव अपना सारा राजपाट जुए में हार गए, तब द्रौपदी ने छठ व्रत रखा

What is the story behind chhath puja ?

Lord Rama returned to Ayodhyana then he God Ram and his wife Sita Mata observed a fast in honor of bhagwan surya and broke it only with the setting sun. 

Chhath puja is celebrated in which state ?

North India namely Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Bihar

What happens in Chhath puja ?

  • Holy bathing
  • Fasting Vrata and abstaining from drinking water
  • Standing in water, and offering prasad (prayer offerings)
  • Arghya to the setting and rising sun

What is the significance of Chhath puja ?

Dedicated to the sun god Surya

Which sweet is generally served during the chhath puja ?


How many days chhath puja celebrated ?

Four Days

Which god is worshipped on chhath puja?

The sun god Surya

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29 अक्टूबर 2022

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