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Chhat festival being observed today

JANAKPUR: The festival of purity, good will and faith, Chhat is being observed with high regard and much funfare today. The main ritual of this four-day Chhath festival begins this evening by worshipping and making offerings to the setting sun.
Accordingly, the revelers take a holy bath while fasting and worshiping the sun standing inside water, offering Prasad and Argha to the setting Sun this evening.
In Janakpurdham, the festival is being observed with people gathering at the local historical ponds-Ganga Sagar, Dhanus Sagar, Ram Sagar, Ratna Sagar, Bihar Kunda, Rukmini Sar, Argaja, Maharaj Sagar and Agni Kunda among others. The stage has already been setting with bamboos fencing and banana trees and lots of colourful lighting.

Published Date: Friday, November 1st, 2019 | 09:45 PM

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