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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Culture and the Arts
Ganga Arati at the Ghat of Varanasi.

Varanasi is a sacred and oldest city of the world located at the banks of the holy River Gange. Where, Gange aarti is performed daily in the evening by a group of priests at the Dashashwamedh ghat. Through the aarti, Agni(Fire) Pooja(Worship) is performed in which a commitment is made to the Lord Shiva, Mata Gange, Surya, Agni (Fire).

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Varanasi., India
Camera: NIKON D3100
Copyright: © KRISHNASIS GHOSH