History, Scientific Significance & Unique Facts of Chhath Puja

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History of Chhath Puja

Chhath is a festival dedicated to purity, devotion, and offering prayers to the Sun God; the exact origin of this festival is unknown, but certain beliefs link it to Hindu epics.

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Scientific Significance of Chhath Puja

Chhath Puja is the best way to detoxify your body because taking baths and exposing the body to sunlight increases the flow of solar bioelectricity, which improves human body functionality.

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Association with Ramayana

When Lord Rama returned to Ayodhya, it is said that he and his wife Sita observed a fast in honour of the Sun god, breaking it only with the setting sun, an important ritual of Chhath Puja.

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Association with Mahabharata

A character from the Mahabharata Karna is the son of the Sun God and Kunti. Karna is said to have offered prayer while standing in the water.

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Rituals Involved in Chhath Puja

Nahay Khay( holy dip in the river), Lohanda or Kharna( Fasting for 36 hours without water), Sandhya Arghya (evening offerings), Bihaniya Arghya(offering prayers to the rising sun).

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Only Vedic Festival

Chhath Puja is the only Vedic Festival which is celebrated in India.

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