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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Devotees & Devotion

The picture of "Chhat Puja". It is an ancient Hindu festival of Indian subcontinent and people of Indian ethnicity and is the only Vedic Festival dedicated to the Hindu Sun God, Chhathi Maiya (ancient Vedic Goddess Usha). The old lady is praying in Chhat Puja with her emotions & devotions.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Kolkata, India
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © Chattopadhyay Chattopadhyay