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Chhath Puja

November 4, 2008

It’s a festival celebrated all over India and it’s dedicated to the Sun God. This Puja is done on the bank of the river. In this festival offerings are made to the sun rise and sets in the river by fasting woman to give thanks to the Sun God.





During the celebrations of Chhath Puja, people gather on the banks of the River Ganges to bathe in its sacred water, pray and make ritual offerings to the Sun God. Chhath Puja is a highly elaborate festival noted for its impressive display of gathering fasted of women who are praying Sun God