19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Morning rituals

A holyman (Saadhu) offers holy water and prayers to the sacred river Ganges in the City of Varanasi, India. The river is considered really sacred and of utmost importance to the hindus. He offers prayers every morning no matter what the conditions are and it is a part of his morning routine. The faith and beliefs are strong and everlasting.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: varanasi, India
Camera: Canon EOS 80D
Copyright: © Mohit Khetrapal