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Harishchandra Ghat, Varanasi
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  • The Ghat of Harischandra is active much of the day with many cremation ceremonies. Natural deaths, with some exceptions, are incinerated at Manikarnika, here at Harischandra, only those of NON-natural death.
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  • No Doubt this place is named after great Indian King Satya Harishchandra(The king who speaks only Truth), There were many stories about him that he himself cremated his Own son this Ghat. You can see ...  more »
  • We were walking in the narrow lanes of Varanasi. Our aimless walk brought us to Harishchandra Ghat and saw 2/3 bodies on 'Chita', the funeral pyre. This is my first time to see dead bodies put inside ...  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