GreNo West: The residents of Noida celebrated the festival of Krishna Chhati with full devotion and zeal. Krishna Chhati is the sixth day of Janmashtami. Devotees of Krishna and residents of GreNo West celebrated the occasion with full gusto throughout the day.
In Hinduism, Shashti Devi is worshipped 6 days after the birth of a child and it is called Chhathi. It is believed that on the sixth day, Goddess Shashthi blesses the child to be healthy.
The residents of Noida celebrated the festival of Krishna Chhati with full devotion and zeal. Krishna Chhati is the sixth day of Janmashtami. @dhamija_kunal @jyotijaiswal27 @Supertechltd @pankaj_dreams @SkaGreenarch @GreaterNoidaW @WestGreno @ResidOfTz4Gnw pic.twitter.com/ma5UWRp8M1— CitySpidey (@city_spidey) August 25, 2022
On the occasion, the temples across the city were decorated with flowers and lights. The traditional offering of kadhi and chawal was prepared. Kirtan and Bhajans were also organised in several societies.
Jyoti Jaiswal, a resident of Supertech Ecovillage 1 says, “On the morning of Krishna Chhati, we clean the temple and bathe Laddu Gopal with Panchamrit.” She continues, “We bathe Laddu Gopal by filling Gangajal in the Dakshinavarti conch. We then apply sandalwood paste and dress him in yellow clothes. After this, we offer them Makhan Mishri.”
The residents Of SKA Greenarch, Greater Noida West, celebrated Chhati with the 56 Bhog (56 types of delicacies) followed by a grand Bhandara. A vibrant celebration of bhajan kirtan and Jagran was also organised.