hindu cenotaphs on ghat - river (india)


Small Hindu cenotaphs on a Ghat along a river (India)

A cenotaph is an "empty tomb" or a monument erected in honour of a person or group of people whose remains are elsewhere.­

For more information about cenotaphs, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Cenotaph.

cenotaphs ghats hindu monument river bank temple water

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.­