India may be the most diverse country in the world. But when a festival is celebrated here, then everyone is seen painted in the same color. At first, people celebrated Diwali with great pomp all over the country. Now the festival of Chhath is being celebrated with great enthusiasm and gaiety across the country. Today is the second day of this festival which started with Nahay Khay on Monday. Mahaprasad Kharna is made on this day. The day of Kharna and its offerings have great significance.
People who observe Chhath fast on this day keep fast for the whole day. After worshiping in the evening, they break the fast by eating kheer made of jaggery. After this, a continuous fast of 36 hours is also kept. The world of social media is seen drenched in the colors of Chhath. This is the reason why many posts related to Chhath Puja are being shared on social media. Users are sharing their feelings with each other through photos, videos and text.
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The second day of Chhath, the great festival of faith, is called Kharna. Nirjala fasting of 36 hours starts from Kharna. During this, neither do they take water nor eat a single grain of food.
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Let us tell you that on this day the fasting worshipers Sun God and Chhath Maa with a pure heart and offer jaggery pudding. Hence Kharna is made in a pure way. The prasad that is made on this occasion is made only on the new stove. The devotees cook the prasad of this kheer with their own hands. On this day fasting women eat food only at one time. It is believed that by doing this one gets purified from body to mind.