MANIKARNIKA GHAT, VARANASI

World India Uttar Pradesh Varanasi Manikarnika Ghat
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At Manikarnika Ghat funeral pyres burn solemnly in the evening light. This ghat is sacred in Hinduism, so sacred , in fact, that it is believed those cremated here receive Moksha. Moksha is release from the cycle of reincarnation. According to Hindu legend, the Manikarnika Ghat was built by Lord Vishnu.

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Languages
Hindi, English, Urdu
Altitude
78m
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