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Harishchandra Ghat, Varanasi
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  • As far as I know, there are only two cremation ghats in Varanasi. "Harischandra Ghat", named after the mythological Hindu King Harish Chandra, is the oldest one, but not the busiest (which is 'Manikar...  more »
  • With the Manikarnika Ghat is one of the places where are carried out cremations daily. It is essential to go on foot or by boat to see first hand one of the main Hindu rituals.
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  • This ghat is named in the Memory of King Harishchandra who was a great believer of truth and honesty. If you need to see this ghat, I would suggest you to take a boat ride. The boat man will show near...  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