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Harishchandra Ghat, Varanasi

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  • Be careful and do not give money sham to the monks. Despite of this -Place is sacred, as well as the whole city and all crematorium on territories of this city. Holy place. 
  • Here not only actually burned people who died a natural death but also those who were killed. There is a special platform for the cremation of the rich. But not everyone can afford it, for this poor p...  more »
  • This Ghat is in the name of King Harishchandra, King Harischandra is an hindu mythological identity who believed in honesty and truth. This Ghat is in his name and its used for Hindu cremation. Story ...  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