Chhath Puja Celebration
Why To Celebrate Chhath Puja
Legend Of Draupadi
It is believed that Draupadi was an ardent devotee of Lord Surya (the Sun god).It was due to her devotion towards Surya, that she was gifted with the unique power to cure even the most deadliest of diseases.Draupadi possessed the energy that helped the Pandavas to regain the kingdom.Similar to any other Hindu festival, the festival of Chhath has more than one legend linked with it.Let take a look at some of its other known legends.
Legend Of Karna
According to the legends, Karna, son of Surya, observed Chhath Puja or Surya Shashti with sheer devotion.It is said that Karna had gained supreme powers by performing Chhath rituals.This had made Karna grow into a powerful and valiant warrior.These are believed to be one of the most well known legends behind Chhath Puja.Now, let take a look how Chhath Puja should be celebrated in 2014.