Hyderabad: City take in grand Chhath spirit
Hyderabad: Thousands of individuals throughout the city participated in the Chhath Puja event onSunday Women in their ideal clothes were seen constructing near Hussainsagar as well as various other water bodies to provide petitions to the Sun God on the 3rd day of the event.
Chhath Puja is a crucial spiritual event for individuals of Bihar, Jharkhand as well as eastern component ofUttar Pradesh People from those beginnings staying in Hyderabad have actually been commemorating the event with splendor as well as merriment for the previous years.
Chhathi Maiya, the 6th kind of Devi Prakriti as well as Lord Surya’s sibling, is venerated as the siren of the event in addition toLord Surya It is commemorated 6 days after Diwali, on the 6th day of the lunar month of Kartika (October–November) in the Hindu schedule.
State Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar as well as Arvind Kumar, Special Chief Secretary, MA&UD, likewise used petitions atHussainsagar
Parmanand Sharma, convener of Jan Seva Sangh, as well as Chhath Puja board, stated ” we have been organising Chhath Puja in the city for the past many years. It is one of the major festivals of people in Bihar and UP.
The GHMC officials took all precautionary measures to avert any ontoward incident in connection with the festival. Around 60 lakes (47 in GHMC limits and 13 in adjacent municipalities) have been decked up, as in the last two years due to Covid we could not organise the festival. This year we have celebrated in a grand manner.”
“During the festival, we worship the Sun God. This is the only occasion when both the rising and setting sun are worshipped, as the rituals are observed over four days. On the third day we all gather near the lake, as we offered prayers to sun when it was setting and also on the fourth day, the last day of the festival, that will be observed on Monday, whem we will offer prayers to the rising sun,” stated Manvendra Mishra, previous president of Bihar organization
“Every year we wait for Chhath Puja.After six days of Diwali it is celebrated for four days . As every year, I eagerly wait for the festival. On the first day, which is called ‘Nahay Khay’, meals specially consisting of pumpkin, moong-chana dal and rice, is prepared. On the second day, Kharna Day, a special prasad made of jaggery and rice is offered to the Sun God.
From the second day of the festival, that is after the sunset to the fourth day sunrise will be celebrated on Monday no food and water is consumed by devotees,” statedDr Asha Mishra that has actually been commemorating the event in the city.
“This year we celebrated the festival in a grand manner. Along with my family, I went to Hussainsagar on the third day of the festival and offered prayers to the Sun God. For the last two years we celebrated the festival in our home by making temporary arrangements due to Covid pandemic,” stated Poonam Upadhyay, a participant of the Bihari area.