The Colour of Silence
“The oldest living city in the world”. Last afternoon I went to the ghats which are at the far end of the city, those ghats where few foreigners go, where there is nothing to buy and where no one disturbs. Here along the Ganges life is very quiet, people have their own rhythm, living according sunrise and sunset. This whole ghat is painted in a turquoise blue-green shade which gives an unusal view of Varanasi (Benaras). That day it was the colour of silence to me. The silence there reminds…
Visiting Varanasi & River Ganges – India’s Holy City That Moved Me
What it's like to visit India's holy city of Varanasi and take part in the daily aarti ritual worshipping the River Ganges. Observations on life, death and faith at the cremation ghats in Varanasi.
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Lotus Veda's Journey - Benares Lotus Veda’s travel diary now talks about Benares. Banaras is the most visited pilgrimage destination in all of India. One of the seven Holy Cities, it is the most favored place for Hindus to die and be cremated. Myths and hymns speak of the waters of the Ganges River as the fluid medium of Shiva's divine essence and a bath in the river is believed to wash away all of one's sins.
5954 Sacred Burning of the Bodies on the Ganges
This was a very sacred spot, and the most atmospheric in all of India that I came across. Raining with the fires ablaze. Note the logs on the boats for more fire all the time. It was said that families saved for years for this very privledge. You can see people mourning their loved ones on this spot - hard to describe how moving it all was. They watched in silence as you could only imagine the years, and the emotion, and the closure that coming to this venerable spot brought them.
Le Kedar Ghat (Varanasi)
Le Kedar ghat et le temple de Shiva En haut du Kedar Ghat, se trouve un temple consacré à Shiva qui est fréquenté par les indiens du sud et par les Bengalis. L'édifice a été construit par le Maharaja de Vijayanagar. _________________ Varanasi, autrefois appelée Bénarès, est située au bord du Gange, à la confluence des fleuves Varunā et Assī. C'est l'une des plus importantes villes sacrées de l'Hindouisme. Son nom traditionnel est Kâshî, la cité lumineuse de Shiva. Varanasi est la…
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I Traveled To World’s One Of The Oldest City To Photograph Its People And Spiritual Atmosphere
Being one of the oldest living city of the world, Varanasi has always been a magical and mystical place to me. When I got the chance to travel to India this year, Varanasi was my first priority. I traveled there in January on a 7 day solo trip.