|41 months ago prem shanakar tiwary deo||0|
Deo Situated on the National Highway no. 2, 150 kms from Patna near Gaya in the Aurangabad district, Deo is the most ancient of all sites where the legendary King Aila of Prayaga ( Allahabad ) was cured of leprosy. Here stands a beautifully ornamented Sun temple housing an image of the deity in its sanctum. The tower bears fiery symbols of Surya besides figures of other deities. The temple surprisingly faces the West, unlike traditional Sun temples which face the East. An interesting legend explains this- His might being challenged by Muslim invaders, the Sun God turned His face to the West to save the honour of His faithful devotees. Nearby is Jamur, the village of the renowned Mayura Bhatta - poet laureate of King Harshvardhana who was cured of leprosy here, and later wrote the famous Surya Shataka a hundred stanzas in praise of the Sun.
|41 months ago prem shanakar tiwary deo||+1|
deo very popular for chhath fastival Chhath is a very joyous and colorful festival. All the people dress up in their best and new clothes are a must. Clothes have to be unstitched and people sleep on the floor. Loud and devotional music reverberates in the air, purifying the whole atmosphere. Folk songs are sung both at home and on the riverbank. Millions of people throng the banks of river Ganges, In Patna. All the people are busy merry making. The streets are kept spotlessly clean by bands of volunteers, who also decorate all streets leading to the river with colorful festoons, ribbons, and banners. The offerings of deep fried and sweet rolls of stone ground wheat flour, grapefruit, whole coconuts, bananas, and grains of lentils are also very peculiar. These items are contained in small, semicircular pans woven out of bamboo strips. Strict saltless vegetarian menu is observed (even onions and garlic are considered unwanted during the entire festival period), all earthen vessels are reserved for the period only and all possible purity of food is adhered to. The Places Of Activity : Renowned for their sun temples, Deo in Aurangabad. in the places where the Chhath in Bihar can best be seen. The temple at Deo faces west, unlike other sun temples in India that face East, and during the festival time it is the most crowded place. Forgetting all the barriers of caste, creed and colour, all the devotees throng the banks of the river to offer their prayers to the Sun god. Bringing to the fore the jubilation and festive gaiety of the people of Bihar that transcends all the artificial social and economic barriers, the festival is more of a sacrifice which entails purificatory preparation.
|41 months ago PREM SHANKAR TIWARYDEO||+1|
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