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Pilgrims Gather To Take A Bath In Varanasi Bathing Ghats On The Shore Of Holy Ri ...

Pilgrims Gather To Take A Bath In Varanasi Bathing Ghats On The Shore Of Holy Ri ...

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Description: Pilgrims gather to take a bath in Varanasi bathing ghats on the shore of holy river Ganges , Varanasi , India . According to Hindus the river Ganga ( feminine ) is sacred . It is worshipped by Hindus and personified as a goddess . Hindu belief holds that bathing in the river causes the forgiveness of sins and helps attain salvation . People travel from distant places to immerse the ashes of their kin in the waters of the Ganga .

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