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Prayers to setting sun marks Chhath festival in Bihar

Prayers to setting sun marks Chhath festival in Bihar

The festival of Chhath was celebrated with fervour across Bihar on Thursday.

Oct 26, 2017, 23:54 PM IST
Chhath Puja celebrations in Bihar and Jharkhand - In Pics

Chhath Puja celebrations in Bihar and Jharkhand - In Pics

The four-day Chhath festival began on October 24 and will end on October 27.

Oct 25, 2017, 22:53 PM IST
Chhath Puja: Delhi HC bars use of stage, loudspeaker, asks police to maintain law and order

Chhath Puja: Delhi HC bars use of stage, loudspeaker, asks police to maintain law and order

 Chhath festival began on October 24 and will end on October 27.

Oct 24, 2017, 18:07 PM IST
Rahu and Ketu took revenge on Sun and Moon – Here’s why

Rahu and Ketu took revenge on Sun and Moon – Here’s why

In a contest of one-upmanship, the Asuras and the Devas were battling it out to win the divine nectar (Amrit) to attain immortality and become invincible.

Mar 09, 2016, 08:37 AM IST
Spirituality: Chant these 13 mantras for Surya Namaskar!

Spirituality: Chant these 13 mantras for Surya Namaskar!

Try these 13 Surya Namaskar Mantras and pray to the lord.

Nov 29, 2015, 10:50 AM IST

Millions pray to setting sun to mark Chhath festival in Bihar

Millions of people, rich and poor, across Bihar, mostly women, fasted, sang folk songs and offered prayers to the setting sun to celebrate the festival of Chhath on Tuesday.

Nov 17, 2015, 22:51 PM IST

Thousands of devotees celebrating chhath puja flock to ghats in Delhi

Thousands of devotees celebrating Chhath Puja flocked on Tuesday to the ghats in the national capital.

Nov 17, 2015, 17:41 PM IST
Thousands throng river banks as Bihar's Chhath begins

Thousands throng river banks as Bihar's Chhath begins

Chhath, celebrated six days after Diwali, is dedicated to the Sun god.

Nov 15, 2015, 16:12 PM IST

Chhath festival concludes peacefully in Bihar

The four-day long Chhath festival ended peacefully Thursday morning in Bihar. Millions of people, mostly women, took a dip in the river to offer prayers to the rising sun, officials said.

Oct 30, 2014, 12:04 PM IST

Bihar celebrates Chhath with full fervour

All roads in the state led to the Ganga, Gandak, Kosi, Kamla, other smaller rivers, lakes and ponds, as lakhs of people travelled to the water bodies to offer Sandhya Arghya (Evening offerings) on the occasion of Chhath, a festival dedicated to the Sun God on Wednesday.

Oct 29, 2014, 23:41 PM IST

Chhath Puja special: Exclusive with Manoj Tiwari

Zee Media Exclusive: Manoj Tiwari croons on the occassion of Chhat Puja.

Oct 29, 2014, 19:19 PM IST

Watch: Chhath puja celebrations across India

Chhath, which is an ancient Indian festival solely dedicated to the God of Sun and Chhathi Maiya, is mainly celebrated and observed in Bihar, Jharkhand and eastern Uttar Pradesh.

Oct 29, 2014, 19:14 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Chhath Puja

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday extended his greetings on the occasion of Chhath Puja.

Oct 29, 2014, 10:27 AM IST

Manthan: Chhath celebrations begin

Chhath is an ancient Hindu festival and only Vedic Festival dedicated to the Hindu Sun God, Surya and Chhathi Maiya.

Oct 27, 2014, 16:31 PM IST
Chhath Puja celebrations begin

Chhath Puja celebrations begin

It is that time of year when North Indian women (especially from Bihar and Jharkhand), dressed in their best attire and with vermilion adoring their head, offer prayers to the Sun God. Chhath Puja is believed to be the only Vedic festival dedicated to Surya (the Sun God).

Oct 27, 2014, 10:05 AM IST

Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi reviews preparations for Chhath festival

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday directed cleanliness and electricity supply at river embankments and related water bodies among various other measures for the two-day '?hhath' festival next week.

Oct 26, 2014, 14:27 PM IST

Bihar leaders celebrate Chhath

Politicians in Bihar, including Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and former union minister Ram Vilas Paswan, are busy invoking the sun god in their homes as they celebrate Chhath puja.

Nov 08, 2013, 15:19 PM IST

Devotees offer `Arghya` to ascending Sun God

Lakhs of devotees on Tuesday congregated at various ghats of the Ganga River.

Nov 20, 2012, 10:40 AM IST

At least 14 killed in stampede in Patna during Chhath puja

In a tragic incident, at least 14 people are reported to have died when a makeshift bridge collapsed during the Chhath festivities in Patna.

Nov 19, 2012, 19:55 PM IST

Lakhs of devotees offer prayers on Chhath

Lakhs of devotees, majority of them women, offered `Arghya` to the Sun God on Monday in various water bodies across Bihar on the third day of the Chhath festival.

Nov 19, 2012, 18:16 PM IST