Chhath Puja Prasad: Mahaparv Chhath has started from today. Today is the first day of the festival of folk faith and it will last for four days. Bathing on the first day, Kharna on the second day, Surya Arghya in the evening on the third day ends with Arghya on the fourth day in the morning. There is a belief of offering prasad and different fruits in Chhath Puja. It is believed that on May 6th, all these fruits are very much liked. Maya will be most pleased by offering them. Let us know about these fruits.
Many offerings are offered in Chhath Puja, but the main one is the prasad of Thekue. It is made from jaggery and flour. Chhath Puja is considered incomplete without Thekua. Winter starts with Chhath. In such a situation, jaggery is very beneficial for maintaining health.
Banana Chhath Mayya is very fond of. It is believed that banana is also the favorite fruit of Lord Vishnu. Vishnu resides in it. Banana is considered a pure fruit. People also offer raw banana to please Chhai Maiya. In worship, raw bananas are brought home and cooked so that the fruits do not turn out to be false.
Dabha lemon is bigger than normal lemon. Its taste is sour-sweet. Its size is very large, due to which animals and birds are not able to eat. This lemon should also be offered as prasad on the sixth May.
The importance of offering coconut in the festival of Chhath. Purity is very important in Chhath festival. By offering coconut, Lakshmi comes in the house. Some people ask for a prayer to offer coconut. Some have many coconuts in their cast.
Like coconut, sugarcane is also important in Chhath Puja. In Chhath Puja, jaggery made from sugarcane is also used in prasad. Many people build houses of sugarcane, worship in it. It is believed that the sixth May brings happiness and prosperity in the house. Sugarcane is very dear on 6th May.
It comes out of the soil, hence it is considered pure. Suthni is used in Chhath Puja. It has many medicinal properties. It tastes like sweet potato to taste. This fruit is considered very pure, hence it is used in Chhath Puja.
Betel nut has a special significance in any worship of Hinduism. The resolution of any worship is not betel nut without paan. The effect of Goddess Lakshmi is believed to be on betel nut.
Due to being in water, the water chestnut becomes hard, so animals and birds are not able to lie. It is considered to be the favorite fruit of Lakshmi. Also, this fruit has many medicinal properties.