hindu bathing on the ghats of varanasi (india)


Hindu pilgrims taking a Holy bath in the Ganges river, on the Ghats of Varanasi (India).­

For more info about Varanasi, go to en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Varanasi.

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Dashaswmedh Ghat Road, Bangali Tola, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001, India

Photos taken in the Hindu Holy city of Varanasi - also know as Benares (India).­

For more info about Varanasi, go to en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Varanasi

Photos taken in India in 2013

The highlight if this trip was the Maha Kumba Mela Hindu Festival, the largest human gathering on earth, which happens once every 12 years.­

Other regions visited include the springs of the Ganges river, Varanasi, the Konark sun temple.­

See also my photos of Nepal that I took the same year.­