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 Beautiful flight
Fog over Fort McNair
Male Ego
Flashback.
Memories
Mangrove
Families at the beach at sunset time
The Expert Tea Maker
The girl in colorful outfit with beautiful smile
Autumn Sunset at Neuschwanstein
Rondout Lighthouse
CHHATH PUJA
FOXFIELDRACES
Hustle and bustle
A fisherman from Inle
The way of my brother using his horizontal bar
US Customs House - New Bedford, MA
Bald Eagle stretches before salmon hunting
All i did was stand and stare
In case I don't see ya! Good morning, good after noon, good night
Prague
Leaves
Pirate's Alley
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
CHHATH PUJA

Chhath is an ancient Hindu Vedic festival historically native to eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar of India and Nepal. The Jeet, considered as the god of energy and of the life-force, is worshiped during the Chhath festival to promote well-being, prosperity and progress. In Hinduism, Sun worship is believed to help cure a variety of diseases, including leprosy, and helps ensure the longevity and prosperity of family members, friends, and elders.

TAGS: Bengal, India, Puja

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2016
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2017, 7:50 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D7100
Focal Length: 16mm
Shutter Speed: 1/50
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO1600
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