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Devotees offer prayers to the sun across the country on Chhath Puja

PTI, AP

Published : Nov 14, 2018, 4:27 pm IST
Updated : Jul 6, 2019, 3:32 pm IST
Chhath Puja relives the age-old tradition of paying obeisance to the Sun God.Every year, the festival commences with paying oblation to the setting sun and concludes with paying obeisance to the rising sun (Photo: PTI)
Chhath Puja relives the age-old tradition of paying obeisance to the Sun God.Every year, the festival commences with paying oblation to the setting sun and concludes with paying obeisance to the rising sun (Photo: PTI)
Devotees gather at Balua Ghat at the bank of Ganga River to celebrate Chhath festival in Allahabad (Photo: PTI)
Devotees gather at Balua Ghat at the bank of Ganga River to celebrate Chhath festival in Allahabad (Photo: PTI)
Hindu devotees offer prayers standing in the waters of the Arabian Sea at sunset during Chhath Puja festival today in Mumbai, India (Photo: AP)
Hindu devotees offer prayers standing in the waters of the Arabian Sea at sunset during Chhath Puja festival today in Mumbai, India (Photo: AP)
Devotees offer prayers on the occasion of Chhath puja at ITO Yamuna Ghat, in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)
Devotees offer prayers on the occasion of Chhath puja at ITO Yamuna Ghat, in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)
A Devotee pray to Sun God on the occasion of Chhath puja at India Gate, in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)
A Devotee pray to Sun God on the occasion of Chhath puja at India Gate, in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)
Devotees perform rituals on the occasion of Chhath Puja at the pond of Shri Durgiana temple in Amritsar (Photo: PTI)
Devotees perform rituals on the occasion of Chhath Puja at the pond of Shri Durgiana temple in Amritsar (Photo: PTI)
Devotee performs rituals in the the river Brahmaputra during the Chhath Puja festival in Guwahati (Photo: PTI)
Devotee performs rituals in the the river Brahmaputra during the Chhath Puja festival in Guwahati (Photo: PTI)
Devotees move towards river Ganga lying prostrate to perform Chhath Puja rituals, in Kolkata (Photo: PTI)
Devotees move towards river Ganga lying prostrate to perform Chhath Puja rituals, in Kolkata (Photo: PTI)

Tags: Culture and Heritage, devotees, Chhath Puja