After boat ride we visited Kashi Vishwanath temple and other temples. Kashi Vishwanath is the important temple in Kashi. We walked through narrow lanes, which lead us to the temple complex through heavily secured army due it sensitiveness close to mosque. Shoes, handbag, camera, telephone and other metal objects are not allowed inside temple. We safe keep in the locker, just beside the temple. Then we walked barefoot through dirty lanes. Security is very tight, we were checked at 3 different security point before entering the temple.

Later we visited other parts of Varanasi before witnessing Ganga Arthi.

Street Massaging.

In the evening we prepared for the Ganga Arthi.

Pilgrims offering food to cow.

Selling Vadai along Ganga river.

Selling flower pots for Ganga Arthi.

The Arthi platform.



Watch the following video of the Ganga Arthi.


Live song and music during the Arthi.

After the Arthi we went for shopping. and next day we plan to visit Sarnath.

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4 Responses to VARANASI 2

  1. Alison says:

    Thanks for the ‘like’ on my Varanasi post. And the same to you! Seems like we both enjoyed Varanasi. What an amazing place eh? We went to Ganga Arthi three times! Fabulous.

    • mugenblog says:

      Hi Alison,
      Thanks for your comment. Yes, Varanasi is n amazing place. Happy that you enjoyed Varanasi and India. Cheers. Have a good day..

  2. Kevin Kelly says:

    Having not yet been to this part of the world, I found your pictures and commentary amazing!

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