Chhath festival was celebrated with great pomp across the country. By observing a waterless fast for 36 hours, women prayed to Chhath Maiya for the happiness and prosperity of their family and children. This morning the four-day Chhath festival ended by offering Arghya to the rising sun. This festival was celebrated with great pomp in the states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand.
Nearly lakhs of fasting women registered their faith at the ghats at various places. Today was the fourth and last day of Chhath festival. Read More – Bigg Boss 17: Isha Malviya and Samarth Jurel crossed limits in the house, video going viral…
The belief behind fasting
The women of the house keep the fast of Chhath Puja. This fast is dedicated to Chhathi Maiya and Sun God. It is believed that Chhathi Maiya gives the blessing of children to childless couples and also blesses the happiness and prosperity of the house. Read More – Urfi Javed seen in back lace top
For this reason women keep fast on Chhath festival. So that their children get long life and those married couples who do not have children get the happiness of having children. This fast should be observed with complete rules only then its results will be achieved.