Mother Sita observed the first Chhath fast
Chhath Festival: The great festival Chhath has started. Kharna takes place on the second day of Chhath festival. Women observing fast on the day of Kharna eat sweet food only once in the evening. On the day of Kharna, mainly Prasad of rice and jaggery kheer is made, which is made by burning mango wood in an earthen stove. Let us tell you that all four days of Chhath festival are considered very important. Apart from Bihar, this festival is also celebrated in UP and Jharkhand.
According to religious beliefs, Mother Sita also observed the fast of Chhath. It is believed that Mother Sita performed her first Chhath Puja on the banks of river Ganga in Munger, Bihar. When Mother Sita went to exile with Lord Rama, she observed the fast of Chhath during that time. After this the Chhath festival started.
Mother Sita’s feet
It is believed that Mother Sita performed Chhath Puja on the western bank of Babua Ghat in Munger district, where her footprints are still present. The feet of Mother Sita are imprinted on a big stone. Now a huge temple has been built here. It is said that Mother Sita kept the fast only on the advice of Sage Mudgal.
marks are present
According to folk beliefs, Mother Sita worshiped Lord Sun on the sixth date of Kartik month on the western bank of Babua Ganga Ghat in Munger.
Even today, inscriptions of Maa Sita observing fast are found on the stone slabs present here. There are also marks of Soup, Dala and Lota made here. You will be surprised to know that the sanctum sanctorum of the temple remains absorbed in the womb of Ganga for six months in a year. Devotees come here from far and wide to have darshan of the feet of Mother Sita. So if you are also in Bihar, then on this auspicious occasion of Chhath, definitely visit the temple of Mother Sita.