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Idiom of the Day
let up on (someone or something)
to stop working too hard, to take the pressure off someone or something
The man was told by his doctor to let up on his work schedule or he would become sick.
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Chhath is an ancient Hindu festival and only Vedic Festival dedicated to the Hindu Sun God, Surya and Chhathi Maiya (ancient Vedic Goddess Usha).The Chhath Puja is performed in order to thank Surya for sustaining life on earth and to request the granting of certain wishes.It is also celebrated in the summer (March April), on Chaitra Shashthi, some days after Holi this event is called Chaiti Chhath.The former is more popular because winter is the usual festive season in Nepal and also in North India. Chhath, being an arduous observance, requiring the worshipers to fast without water for around 36 hours continuously, is easier to undertake in the Indian winters but little harder in Nepalese Winter for Nepali Maithili People due to cold climate of Nepal.