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Ganges burial fires

On Varanasis western banks of the  ganga river every day dozens of bodies are being cremated. The place is holy in hindu religion and it is said that the funeral fires here at the ghats have been burnig for hundres of years now. the lowest cast of the so called untouchables is managing the ceremonies

TAGS: Ceremony, Fire, India, Traditional, Varanasi

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2018
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2018, 7:34 a.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D800
Focal Length: 35mm
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