young indian woman making an offering on the ganges river - triveni ghat (india)


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Young Hindu woman puts an offering on the Ganges river, at the Triveni Ghat in Rishikesh (India)

Floating offerings are made of a leaf, marigold flowers and other small gifts to the Gods, and have a little candle wick that is lit-up and burns while the offering is floating away on the river.­

The Triveni Ghat of Rishikesh is a sacred place for Hindu people, who come here to pray, make offerings and take a holy dip in the Ganges river.­ It is the largest and most famous Ghat in Rishikesh.­

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Route Asthapath, Mayakund, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249201, India