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Must-Do In Varanasi, India: Exploring The Ganges River | Trip101

Must-Do In Varanasi, India: Exploring The Ganges River | Trip101

Cabernet sauvignon, merlot and pinot noir vines sent into orbit to develop strains that can survive country’s harsh climates

Cabernet sauvignon, merlot and pinot noir vines sent into orbit to develop strains that can survive country’s harsh climates

Delos , the Sacred Island with the famous Terrace of  the Naxian Lions , end of 7th century BC

Delos , the Sacred Island with the famous Terrace of the Naxian Lions , end of 7th century BC

Beyond life... - A re-edited and re-uploaded shot from Varanasi,India.. please click on the image fro a better view...  Clicked on the river Ganges from another boat, by the famous Mahakarnika ghat in Varanasi..  Here is a little history regarding Mahakarnika ghat... India is renowned for having distinctive religious practices that coexist with one another. The numerous shrines and monuments allow one to contemplate the importance of faith for many. One of the well-known and frequented…

Beyond life... - A re-edited and re-uploaded shot from Varanasi,India.. please click on the image fro a better view... Clicked on the river Ganges from another boat, by the famous Mahakarnika ghat in Varanasi.. Here is a little history regarding Mahakarnika ghat... India is renowned for having distinctive religious practices that coexist with one another. The numerous shrines and monuments allow one to contemplate the importance of faith for many. One of the well-known and frequented…

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Ghats of Varanasi, India - Varanasi is the holiest of India's sacred cities and famous for its ghats, terraced areas on the river banks where the faithful come for ritual baths, washing, meditate, and even cremations. Described by travelers as powerful, visceral, and overwhelming, a boat ride along the ghats at dawn is something that no traveler ever forgets. (Photo by Beatriz)

Ghats of Varanasi, India - Varanasi is the holiest of India's sacred cities and famous for its ghats, terraced areas on the river banks where the faithful come for ritual baths, washing, meditate, and even cremations. Described by travelers as powerful, visceral, and overwhelming, a boat ride along the ghats at dawn is something that no traveler ever forgets. (Photo by Beatriz)

Day 5 We visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, the lake's main sanctuary, containing five sacred Buddah images and several royal barges. Proceeding to the village of Inpawkhone, famous for its traditional silk weaving from the stems of lotus flowers, a time consuming process that results in high quality materials, we observe weaving techniques before visiting a cheroot factory where cigars are rolled by hand. We then return to Nyaungshwe by boat. (ride approx. 22 km).

Day 5 We visit Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, the lake's main sanctuary, containing five sacred Buddah images and several royal barges. Proceeding to the village of Inpawkhone, famous for its traditional silk weaving from the stems of lotus flowers, a time consuming process that results in high quality materials, we observe weaving techniques before visiting a cheroot factory where cigars are rolled by hand. We then return to Nyaungshwe by boat. (ride approx. 22 km).

Special Features Include:  * In-depth Classes, Wisdom Teachings, and Discussions with Aimee Senise Bohn  * Daily Yoga and Meditation Practices  * Earn 80 Hours of Teaching Credit.   * See the Pali ceremony with an authentic local guide  * Visit the famous Pancha Rathas (Five Chariots) Temples  * Visit Penance of Bhagirath  * Mingle with the local fishing community and their colorful wooden boats.

Special Features Include: * In-depth Classes, Wisdom Teachings, and Discussions with Aimee Senise Bohn * Daily Yoga and Meditation Practices * Earn 80 Hours of Teaching Credit. * See the Pali ceremony with an authentic local guide * Visit the famous Pancha Rathas (Five Chariots) Temples * Visit Penance of Bhagirath * Mingle with the local fishing community and their colorful wooden boats.

[EGYPT 29604]  'Creation of the cosmos in Dendera.'    	Some of the most famous images from the Hathor Temple at Dendera can be found in the crypt beneath its southern wall. The reliefs here portray human figures next to bulb-like objects reminiscent of oversized light bulbs.  What we witness here is the creation of the cosmos, in the from of an elongated bulb. It springs from a lotus-flower on a boat, the lotus being the first object that floated on the primordial sea, according to Egyptian…

[EGYPT 29604] 'Creation of the cosmos in Dendera.' Some of the most famous images from the Hathor Temple at Dendera can be found in the crypt beneath its southern wall. The reliefs here portray human figures next to bulb-like objects reminiscent of oversized light bulbs. What we witness here is the creation of the cosmos, in the from of an elongated bulb. It springs from a lotus-flower on a boat, the lotus being the first object that floated on the primordial sea, according to Egyptian…

Joseph Mallord William Turner ‘A Fishing Boat Running before the Wind’, 1796–7

Joseph Mallord William Turner ‘A Fishing Boat Running before the Wind’, 1796–7

India is famous as a spiritual nation. For this reason, many places in India are known as Spiritual Destinations forming the Spiritual places in India.

India is famous as a spiritual nation. For this reason, many places in India are known as Spiritual Destinations forming the Spiritual places in India.

-- Krishna's Pastime Places -- The best of all places of Krishna's pastimes is the great garden known as Vrindavan forest. Another important place of the Lord's pastimes is the beautiful and opulent Govardhana Hill. This Hill is very appropriately named for it nourishes Krishna's cows with its grasses. On Govardhana Hill is the cave known as Manikandali and the river-landing place named Nilamandapika. On the Manasa-ganga river is the famous landing place named Paranga. The boat named…

-- Krishna's Pastime Places -- The best of all places of Krishna's pastimes is the great garden known as Vrindavan forest. Another important place of the Lord's pastimes is the beautiful and opulent Govardhana Hill. This Hill is very appropriately named for it nourishes Krishna's cows with its grasses. On Govardhana Hill is the cave known as Manikandali and the river-landing place named Nilamandapika. On the Manasa-ganga river is the famous landing place named Paranga. The boat named…