click an image to see the large version - 12 pictures out of a total of 60 Pictures of India - Varanasi
along the banks of the holy River Ganges
pilgrims taking a ritual bath in the sacred Ganges
Varanasi is one of the most important pilgrimage sites in India
religious trinkets store, vessels to take Gangga water
cremation ghats along the Ganges, Varanasi is the ´gateway to heaven´
early morning boat trip on the Ganges
early morning along the Ganges
along the ghats, terraces along the sacred River Ganges
a lopsided temple along the banks of the River Ganges
thousands of pilgrims come to Varanasi each day
poles to fix lanterns for the Diwali festival in October
pilgrims taking a ritual bath in the sacred Ganges
all photography on this page by Willem Proos
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