Witness The Rich Culture Of Varanasi Through These 10 Pictures

The only things that speak more than words are photos, they speak volumes. There's only so much the imagination can do when describing a place, and with beautiful places like Varanasi, we were short of words. So here are 10 photos that do justice in representing Varanasi. 

1. Varanasi Ghats - The usual sight of the Varanasi Ghats on a bright day with warm sunshine and a gentle breeze.

Benaras Ghats, Witness the rich culture of Benaras through these pictures
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2. The Grand Ceremony – The spectacular sight of the Ganga Arti at the Dashashwamedh Ghat where young pandits wear saffron-coloured robes and take part in the ritual. 

Dashashwamedh Ghat,Witness the rich culture of Benaras through these pictures
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3. A Pious Site - A glimpse of the much revered Kashi Vishwanath Temple, the holiest in the country where one of the Jyotirlingas is enshrined. 

Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Witness the rich culture of Benaras through these pictures
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4. A Sacred Bath – There is a common belief that taking a dip in the holy Ganges will purify the soul and help in attaining salvation.

A Holy Dip, Witness the rich culture of Benaras through these pictures
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5. Sadhus of Varanasi – A picture of a sadhu wandering through the streets with curious eyes and a mystic look on his face.

Sadhu at Benaras, Witness the rich culture of Benaras through these pictures
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6. Early Morning Boat Ride – A sunrise boat ride on the Ganges to seek calmness and inner peace.

Sunrise Boat Ride, Witness the rich culture of Benaras through these pictures
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7. Varanasi Brahmins – The Brahmins seeking blessing from the Lord, in a city where traditions and beliefs are deep-rooted.

Varanasi Brahmins, Witness the rich culture of Benaras through these pictures
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8. Varanasi Rabdi – A delish for the ultimate sweet tooth.

Benarasi Rabdi, Witness the rich culture of Benaras through these pictures
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9. Ancient Varanasi – Reliving the history of India's oldest city.

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10. Festivals - Thousands of people gathering for the special occasion of Dev Deepavali at Dashashwamedh Ghat.

Dev Deepavali, Witness the rich culture of Benaras through these pictures
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So do to these make you want to visit Varanasi right away? 

This post was published by Atreyee Dutta

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