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Harishchandra Ghat, Varanasi

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  • The other half of the cremation site. Harrischandragato. Not be flashy, but keep the look respectable as a crematory, but not was feeling less permanent cremated attached to Hospice around, but compared to the manicalnicar, the high degree of Holiness. Fellows who less unpleasant body mass index than lower-surface whitish in half. However, I may learn something by reincarnation reborn as new life, bones, ashes and smoke some caught a glimpse, at the entrance to the death over the possible, not. Also see the calm here is good for that.
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  • The second place on popularity of cremation in India. Harishchandra Ghat has its legend about the fair King who was so honest that God himself Vishna questioned this and all. The King had to cremate people here and take this charge. After the death of his son, he does not allow his wife cremated the son, not yet paid a tax, then himself Vishna took his honesty and resurrected son and returned the wealth. Since then this place has been called. I advise to visit.
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  • i visit this ghat atleast once in a day during my stay of 5/6 days each yearfor 13years. here one can see how the demised persons bodies are brought and cremated in a peaceful way. this place kept cle...  more »
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  • Hindus believe if they are cremated here then they will get Mukti, i.e. break out from the cycle of Life and Death
  • One of the famous Story behind this harischandra ghat is related to the king Harischandra who gave its everything for there vow.
  • The most revered Cremation grounds of India because of Raja Hariahchandra
  • proof of Ancient History, still same Chandal's lineage doing threre duty of burning the death body as performed by forefather many thousand year back
  • An unique place with unique history