Varanasi and The River Ganges

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  • Varanasi and The River Ganges
    • Dedicated to Lord Shiva who is the creator and the destroyer
    • Rama is worshiped there
    • They have the annual Dassehra Festival there
    • The Dassehra Festival re-enacts the love story of Rama and Sita
    • It is where the River Ganges and Jamuna meet
    • Hindus are allowed to Scatter the ashes of a loved one in the Ganges so they can gain Moksha (freedom from re-birth and birth cycle
    • It is known for its Ghats.
    • People bathe in the river ganges to purify themselves


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