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Ganga Aarti

This photo was taken during the nightly Ganga Aarti that takes place in Varanasi every night. The electricity in the air during this ceremony blessing the river is powerful, but the practitioners seen here are calm and methodical. I wanted to capture their peace instead of the craziness.

TAGS: Ceremony, Culture, India, People, River, Varanasi

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Buford, Georgia, United States of America
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© Saam Batmanghelidj.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2016
Total Views: 11
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 27, 2016, 12:18 p.m.
Camera Model: NIKON D40X
Focal Length: 200mm
Shutter Speed: 1/20
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO1600
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PHOTO LOCATION Varanasi, India