Chhath Puja also known as Dala Chhath or Surya Shashti is a Hindu festival dedicated to the Hindu God Sun or Surya.
The Chhath Puja is performed to thank Lord Surya for sustaining life on earth and to request the granting of certain wishes.
The rituals of the festival are rigorous and are observed over a period of four days. They include holy bathing, fasting and abstaining from drinking water (Vratta), standing in water for long periods of time, and offering prashad (prayer offerings) and aragh to the setting and rising sun.
In 2017, Chhath Puja will be celebrated from 24 to 27 October 2017.
Chhath Puja Songs :
On the ocassion of Chhat Puja, people like to listen to Chhat Puja Devotional songs and songs praising Chhath Maiya.
Some of the famous Chhath Puja Songs – Chhath Puja Ke Geet include Chhath Puja Songs by Anuradha Paudwal, Shard Sinha, Kalpana, Chhath Puja Bhojpuri Songs, etc…