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Ganga aarti (worship of the holy river Ganga/Ganges) in Varanasi

Varanasi is a holy town of Hindus by the side of river Ganga. A group of priests daily in the evening at the Dashashwamedh Ghat , the main ghat in Varanasi on the Ganges River perform "Agni Pooja" (Worship to Fire) wherein a dedication is made to Lord Shiva, River Ganga (the Ganges), Surya (Sun), Agni (Fire), and the whole universe.

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Chinsurah, Hooghly, Wset Bengal, India
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2013
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 25, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
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