Chhath festival being observed today

Posted on: October 26, 2017 | views: 305

The Chhath festival is celebrated as per religious tradition and much fanfare.


The main ritual of the four-day Chhath festival is being observed today.


The day comes to an end by worshipping and making offerings to the setting sun. 

The festive fanfare can be seen in different parts of the country mainly the Terai region including Ranipokhari, Gaurighat, Kupondole of Kathmandu Valley as well.

The festival is dedicated to the Sun God, with offerings made to the rising and setting Sun. 

It is observed for four days, from Kartik Shukla Chaturthi to Kartik Shukla Saptami as per the lunar calendar.