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Chhathi Maiya

Chhath is one of the prominent Hindu Festival celebrated every year all around the country. This festival is dedicated to Lord Sun who is the centre of life and energy both of the entire universe.


Preforming Chhath Puja is not important spiritually, but scientifically as well. Worshiping Chhathi Maiya not only bring a lot of happiness and positivity to your life, but cure skin and eye related problems as well.


What Is All About History and Origin of Chhath Puja


  • It is believed that Chhath Puja was started by Karna, son of Lord Surya. Apart from it, Chhath Puja is also performed by Draupadi and Pandavas to get solution of their problems.

  • Chhathi Maiya means worshiping consort of the Lord Surya. She is also known as Usha in the Vedas which means the first light of the day. She is worshipped to overcome the troubles and dilemma. Worshipping her leads to liberation.

  • As per mythology, Lord Rama and Mata Sita kept fast on this day.


Chhath Puja 2016 Dates


It is a 4 day long festival and each day is being described below. Take a look.


Friday, 4th of November 2016: On this day devotees take bath and one meal in a day. They take holy water to homes in order to prepare offerings.


Saturday, 5th of November 2016: it is the day of keeping fast and it gets end after sunset. It is 36 hours long fast without taking water.


Sunday, 6th of November 2016: On this day, Sandhya Argh is offered. Women wear yellow sari. At the night, diyas are light up under the covering of five sugarcane indicated Panch-Tatva.


Monday, 7th of November 2016: It is the day of Suryodaya Argh which belongs to the breaking of the fast having Chhath Prashad.