Nov 072016

Chhath concludes today with ritualistic offerings to the Sun God. On the last day of the festival devotees offered Argha (curd) to the Sun God. The prime minister Prachanda also offered puja to the god.

During the festival, the setting sun and the rising sun are at the banks of rivers and ponds. the people usually living in the Terai region. People offer sweets, fruits, vegetables, vermillion powder, garlands and other delicacies made in their houses to the god.

All the people wether poor, rich, upper, middle, lower classes people gather at the same location to offer prayers to the Sun God is also the symbolist representation that everyone is equal in the eyes of God.


Rekha Thapa

Watch video to know how the festival is celebrated.


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