A Day (& Night) in the Life of Varanasi

varanasi_7

A day (& night) in the life of Varanasi is just that. A casual day spent in the Indian town of Varanasi (also called Benares or Kasi). In this video you will see that the town is the canvas and the people are the unique brush strokes. And every day is a new painting. And then in the evening, we visit Ganga Aarti. The Ganga Aarti is performed by young priests who are pursuing their Vedas and Upanishads. Aarti means a ritual that dispels darkness in Sanskrit. Aarti is offered to the River Ganga by chanting Mantras while performing certain rituals in 7 stages.

Difficulty Level:

This is an Easy Activity

The entire day and evening are free. No fees, no lines, no hassle. Just roam around town, see the sights, see the people and see the ceremony.
cost range

Total Cost Range of this Activity is: $

 


Click to watch Video

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Day Photos


Click to watch Video

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Ceremony Photos

Home