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„Varanasi, Ghats, ritual, Benares, Uttar Pradesh, India “

from the gallery of Soumen Nath

Varanasi-once known as Banaras and Kashi, is a historical city in northern India. The city is sacred to Hindus and also one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. It's also among most popular pilgrimage of India. Its amazing to see how centuries old culture has been preserved in the most natural way.
In this picture holy men perform the evening ritual of Arati which happens everyday at dasaswasmedh ghat. Many people folk to Varanasi to witness this ritual.

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David Renson liked this artwork 2012-10-24 17:54:01 UTC
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Soumen Nath 2011-07-22 14:17:52 UTC
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Thanks Peter.
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