Devotees offering prayers to Lord Sun during “Chhat Puja” at Yamuna River in Allahabad-PTI

Devotees offering prayers to Lord Sun during “Chhat Puja” at Yamuna River in Allahabad-PTI

Devotees offering prayers to Lord Sun during “Chhat Puja” at Yamuna River in Allahabad-PTI

A great Zen master, in charge of the monastery of Mayu Kagi, owned a cat, who was the real love of his life.

To understand the Patidar, or Patel, stir in Gujarat, let us look at the background.