Faith

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© Anupam Mukherjee
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Ganga Aarti takes place on the ghat at Haridwar in the evening, after sunset. A group of Brahmans hold huge fire bowls in their hands and offer their holy mantras to river Ganges, Shiva - the Hindu God of destruction, Surya - the Sun God and the entire Universe. The devotees then offer flowers and earthen lamps - diyas - to river Ganges, in order to pay due regards to their ancestors in heaven. The scenario at Har ki pauri at the time of Ganga-Aarti is mesmerizing.

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  • linda woods

    linda woods gave props (29 Dec 2009):

    Beautful photo and interesting background.

  • gajanan kurkute

    gajanan kurkute said (5 Jan 2010):

    Beautiful !

  • Rachael Carlson

    Rachael Carlson gave props (12 Jan 2010):

    gorgeous!

  • Jen

    Jen (Deleted) gave props (12 Jan 2010):

    very moving gorgeous

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (14 Jan 2010):

    What a lovely custom, beautiful shot..

  • uttamkumar pal

    uttamkumar pal said (20 Jan 2010):

    GOOD CAPTURE

  • Rajat Ganguly

    Rajat Ganguly gave props (1 Apr 2010):

    nice capture

  • Rajat Ganguly

    Rajat Ganguly said (1 Apr 2010):

    color contrast is worthy to be mentioned

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