Sakat Chauth is a festival celebrated in North India where women fast for the wellbeing of their children. The vrat katha tells the story of a potter’s son who was saved by Goddess Sakat.
To perform the puja, one should take a morning bath, make a mud and Til mountain, prepare a puja place, and offer items to Lord Ganesha. It is believed that observing the fast and puja with devotion can alleviate various troubles and obstacles.
|Sakat Chauth Vrat Katha
- Once upon a time, Lord Ganesha disguised himself as a child and asked for rice pudding from a poor old lady. She made the pudding for him, but he ate too much and his stomach burst. To save him, the lady prayed to Lord Shiva, who then brought him back to life.
- The story teaches us that Lord Ganesha is the remover of obstacles and that we should pray to him for help in difficult times.
- Sakat Chauth is a Hindu festival celebrated on the fourth day of the Krishna Paksha of the Magha month. It is observed mainly in the northern states of India.
- On this day, women fast and pray for the well-being of their children. They break their fast after sighting the moon and offering prayers to Lord Ganesha.
- The festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm and devotion. People decorate their homes, prepare special dishes, and offer prayers to Lord Ganesha.
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