Chaiti Chhath Puja 2024: Devotees celebrate day 3 with observance of Sandhya Arghya rituals. Check out pics

Discover the vibrant traditions and rituals as we delve into the celebration of day 3 of Chaiti Chhath Puja across

Published on Apr 14, 2024 08:20 PM IST 8 Photos

On Sunday, April 14, India celebrated the auspicious festival of Chaiti Chhath. This ancient Hindu festival is observed during the Chaitra month and is considered a significant four-day event. During this festival, women worship the Sun god, and the celebration culminates on Saptami with the offering of Arghya to the rising sun. This year, the festival of Chaiti Chhath began on April 12 and will continue until April 15, 2024. Let's explore how the third day of the Chaiti Chhath puja festival is observed in various parts of India.  (Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

On Sunday, devotees gathered near Kalindi Kunj in New Delhi, India, to observe the Chaiti Chhath Puja festival. Despite the polluted waters of the Yamuna River, devotees stood in reverence as they participated in the rituals of the occasion.(Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

On the third day of the Chaiti Chhath festival, devotees took a holy dip in the river Yamuna before sunrise. They cleaned themselves and their surroundings and prepared for the fasting period.(Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)


On Sunday, devotees in Guwahati performed rituals on the banks of the Brahmaputra River as part of the 'Chaiti Chhath Puja'. The sacred occasion saw worshippers offering prayers and making offerings to the sun god.(Rupjyoiti Sarmah/ANI )

Devotees were observed standing amidst the polluted waters of the Yamuna River in Delhi, offering Arghya to the sun god. Their offerings included water, milk, fruits, and other traditional items, presented as a mark of reverence and gratitude during both sunrise and sunset.(Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)