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Morning Arati

The morning arati (ritual of worship with light) at Assi Ghat in Varanasi is a sacred and spiritual event that takes place on the ghats of the Ganges River. The arati typically involves the offering of light to the deities and is accompanied by chanting, singing, and the ringing of bells. Each ghat in Varanasi may have its own unique way of conducting the morning arati. The morning arati at Assi Ghat is likely to be a serene and spiritually uplifting experience.

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Date Taken: 08.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: India
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