21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Ganga Aarati SCH00680

These priests performing Ganga Aarti at Har Ki Pauri. Ganga Aarti is a spiritual ceremony held in the evening, where priests offer prayers and hymns to the river Ganges, seeking blessings and purification. The ritual involves the use of lamps, flowers, and synchronized movements, creating a serene and mesmerizing atmosphere along the riverbanks.

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Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: India
Copyright: © Santanu Chandra