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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).
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