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Photos: Varanasi

INDIA | Mon, 2 Oct 2017 | By nitinv29 | Photo Gallery

An auspicious place to die !! As per Hindu belief , death in Banaras leads to Moksha! One of the world's oldest continually inhabited cities and regarded as Hinduism's one of the holiest places . Pilgrims come here to wash away a lifetime of sins in ... Read more >
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Tags: ancient city, culture, ganga, ghats, holy, india, rituals, river, travel, varanasi

India 2014 - Varanasi

INDIA | Fri, 5 Dec 2014 | By megandrob | Views [285]

From Delhi, we got an overnight train to Varanasi. Varanasi is famous for being the "holiest place" in India. It is right on the river Ganges, and is made up of a network of confusing, interconnecting alleyways, and a load of ghats, which are steps down ... Read more >

Tags: ganges, ghats, river, varanasi

Photos: My Scholarship entry - -VARANASI CHRONICLES

INDIA | Sun, 16 Jun 2013 | By dproy | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I AM, DEBAPRASAD ROY, RETIRED FROM BANKING INDUSTRY, NOW AN AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHER. TO SPEAK ABOUT MYSELF, I TOOK MY FIRST PHOTOGRAPH IN THE YEAR 1968 WITH A KODAK’S “CLICK III” CAMERA AND MY FIRST SLR PENTAX K 1000 IN 1992. TREKKING IN THE REMOTE PLACES ... Read more >
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Tags: devotees, ganga arati., ghats, sadhus, varanasi

Photos: India - Coimbatore, Haridwar, Rishikesh

INDIA | Wed, 10 Nov 2010 | By toomanyllamas | Photo Gallery

Start of the India leg of our travels
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Tags: chatt, coimbatore, diwali, festivals, fireworks, ghats, haridwar, india, prayer, rishikesh

Keeping Mum-bai

INDIA | Wed, 8 Sep 2010 | By noflyzone | Views [510]

We came prepared for a city that is bursting at the seams, and found relative calm. The streets were wide, the traffic un-jammed and there were even fewer people than we'd seen in many cities - in short, it was a pleasure to be there.  Of course, Mumbai ... Read more >

Tags: colonial, cricket, ghats, mumbai, slums, temples

 

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