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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Chhath Puja , Worship of god the Sun

The Goddess who is worshipped during the famous Chhath Puja is known as Chhathi Maiya. Chhathi Maiya is known as Usha in the Vedas. She is believed to be the beloved younger wife of Surya, the sun god.

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Date Taken: 11.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Kolkata, India
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © JAYANTA NATH