Chhath Puja is on 24th to 27th October, 2017

The Goddess who is worshipped during the famous Chhath Puja is known as Chhathi Maiya. Chhathi Maiya is known as Usha in the Vedas. She is believed to be the beloved younger wife of Surya, the sun god. Usha and Pratyusha are wives of Surya and Aditi is his mother. It's a divine submission to the Sun God. Devotees worship Surya or Sun God for his blessings. The spirit of the festivity is doubled due to the devotion and endless enjoyment of the festival. Celebrate the captivating festival with TheHolidaySpot. Loads of interesting information is given in this section on Chhath rituals, history, stages of Chhath, Sun meditation, tradition belief, 4 days of celebrations. Tickle your brain and answer the questions of the Chhath quiz. Colorful wallpapers are on display for you and your loved ones.

Why is it super auspicious this year?

Chath Festival 2017

This year (2017), the Chhath festival, which begins on October 24th and would end on October 27th, is falling on an auspicious period that has come after 34 years!

Why its auspicious?

The 'Raviyog', which is considered a sacred period as per the Vedic Hindu calendar is falling on the first day of the Chhath festivity, which also marks the Ganesha Pujan, making it a Maha Sanyog.

4 Days of Celebration
Learn about the strict rules and arduous rituals of Chhath Puja.
Benefit of Chhath Puja
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Chhath Rituals
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History of Chhath Puja
Get to know the history behind the Chhath Festival.
Chhath Wallpapers
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Stages of Chhath
Go through the different stages of Chhath Puja.
Sun Meditation
Know the advantages of Sun meditation.
Traditional Belief
Learn the traditional belief behind the ritual.
Chhath Quiz
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Yogic Point of View
See Chhath puja through yogic viewpoint of view.