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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.

TAGS: Devotion, India, People, Ritual

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Kolkata, India
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© Sandipani Chattopadhyay.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2013
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 3, 2015, 9:57 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 6D
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/80
Aperture: f6.3
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