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Bathing in the Ganges River in Varanasi, India

  During a dawn boat ride along the ghats in Varanasi, India, I witnessed devoted Hindus bathing in the Ganges River. Many save for years to make the trip and are...

Worshipers immerse in teh Ganges River at Varanasi, India

In India, more than any other place on earth, the natural and spiritual worlds conjoin. Air and light, trees and mountains, animals and fire are all worshiped as gods. But the...

Aarti Fire Purifying Ceremony at Assi Ghat in Varanasi, India

  Every evening after the sun sets, devotees perform the Aarti Fire Purifying Ceremony at Assi Ghat, on the banks of the Ganges River in Varanasi, India.

Dawn boat trip down the Ganges River in Varanasi, India

Click on title to view photo in large format. A sunrise boat trip down the Ganges River in Varanasi, India, is the very best way to experience some of the 90-plus...

Bathing in the Ganges River in Varanasi, India

Click on title to view photo in large format. For two whole days I walked along the banks of the Ganges River in Varanasi, India. Trash littered the shores and sewage...

Dawn boat ride in Varanasi, India, takes me past Chet Singh Ghat and the historic Chet Singh Fort

Click on title to view photo in large format. Along the Ganges River in Varanasi, India, more than 90 stairways (ghats) lead down to the river. Walking the entire length of...