VIDEO: Chhath Puja, with roots in ancient Vedic practices, honors the Sun God and is primarily observed in Bihar and North India. Historically, it finds mention in the Mahabharata. Signifying the appreciation of solar energy, the festival involves a four-day ritual of fasting, prayer, and offerings, typically performed on riverbanks. Devotees express gratitude for life’s sustenance and seek blessings for prosperity and well-being. The significance lies in its deep spiritual connection, cultural traditions, and the harmonious relationship between humans and nature, fostering community bonds. Chhath Puja’s history reflects a timeless reverence for the life-enabling power of the sun.