12. November 2015
water from Ganges

Want to take water from Ganges? Maybe not a good idea!

Two days before we had to leave Varanasi, we came to a Ganges river with empty bottles. We wanted to take the water from Ganges and store it in bottles in remembrance of Varanasi, as do many travelers who […]
3. November 2015

20 important and interesting ghats in Varanasi

Ghats in Varanasi are riverfront steps leading to the banks of the River Ganges. The city has 87 ghats. Most of the ghats are bathing and puja ceremony ghats, while a few are used as cremation sites. Most Varanasi […]
2. November 2015
purification in Ganges

What can you see in Varanasi near Ganges River?

Varanasi is the oldest city in India, it is the holiest city in the world for Hindus and is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. People know Varanasi as The spiritual capital of India. There […]
28. October 2015
manikarnika ghat

Manikarnika ghat – lesson about death and temporality

…I am getting closer to Manikarnika ghat – primary cremation ghat in Varanasi.  While I am going down a narrow street, I still cannot see it, but I feel it: in smokescreen from the grim faces of guys, from their faces which are smeared with […]