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.
This year (2018), the Chhath festival, which begins on November 13th and would end on November 16th, is falling on an auspicious period that has come after 34 years!
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.