10 Lines Essay On Chhath Puja In English For Students

  1. Chhath puja is an ancient folk festival that lasts four days.
  2. It is majorly celebrated in northern India and Nepal, twice in a year.
  3. It is dedicated to sun god “Surya” and his sister “Chhathi maiya”.
  4. Solar Deity is worshiped to show gratitude and thankfulness for bestowing life on earth.
  5. Chhathi maiya is believed to protect children from diseases and give them a long healthy life.
  6. The food cooked during chhath puja is strictly vegetarian without salt, onions and garlic.
  7. Chhath puja was started in the holy city of Varanasi by the Gahadavala dynasty.
  8. Chhath also has a mention in both major hindu epics i.e. Ramayana and Mahabharta.
  9. According to environmentalists, it is the most eco-friendly religious festival celebrated in the world.
  10. Every year it is celebrated with great enthusiasm and dedication.