Chhath Puja (छठ पर्व, सुर्य षष्ठी)

Missing my mother today, mai as we call her in Bhojpuri. Mai resides in Jamshedpur (part of erstwhile Bihar, now in Jharkhand) and even after much dissuasion she has not stopped performing chhatth puja though not in the best of her health for the last 3-4 years. She is now in her 70th year observing chhath at my brother's place in … Continue reading Chhath Puja (छठ पर्व, सुर्य षष्ठी)