Chhath Puja: The festival of Chhath Puja is one of the main festivals in our country. The festival of Chhath is celebrated on the sixth day of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. The festival of Chhath lasts for four days and is celebrated with great pomp. On Chhath Puja, people worship with rituals.
On this festival, people also offer many types of fruits to please Chhath Maiya. Among these fruits, sugarcane has the most importance. In this article we will tell you why sugarcane has the most importance in this puja.
Which fruits are used?
Fruits have special significance on Chhath Puja. Devotees offer coconut to fulfill their wishes. Apart from this, offering banana, lemon, water chestnut and betel nut also has special significance. Let us tell you that by worshiping Lord Surya and worshiping Chhath Maiya on this day, various types of diseases are cured and long life is provided to the family members.
During this festival, which is celebrated for four days, the body and mind get a complete increase in positive energy. Fasting during Chhath festival also helps in achieving a healthy, happy and prosperous life. Fasting on Chhath festival is considered fruitful in many ways and apart from all these fruits, offering many other fruits also has importance.
Sugarcane is considered to be the most important fruit on Chhath Puja and in many places, on the day of Chhath Puja, Chhath Maiya is worshiped by keeping many sugarcanes together in the courtyard in the evening. All these sugarcanes are decorated in the shape of a house and then worshipped. Let us tell you that by worshiping in this way, Chhath Maiya is pleased and happiness and prosperity also comes in the family.
Let us tell you that people also make kheer on this day which is made from sugarcane juice. Sugarcane is also considered very beneficial for health. Because of this its importance is even greater. According to folk tales, sugarcane is used in worship because no bird or animal sits on sugarcane, hence it is considered pure.
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