hindu woman drying sari in the wind - varanasi (india)


Indian woman drying her sari in the wind after having her Holy Bath in the Ganges river, in the Hindu Holy city of Varanasi (India)

This was on the sandy beach on the bank of the Ganges river, across from the Ghats.­ It is a popular spot for the Hindu pilgrims to take their Holy Dip.­

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

beach drying sand saree sari varanasi wind woman yellow
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.­