The historical city Varanasi is situated on the bank of heavenly river Ganges. As Ganges stream is holy to Hindu devotees, Varanasi or Benaras or Kashi remains a heavenly place for each Hindu since numerous hundreds of years. Pilgrims come to Varanasi to visit Temples and with that they take a sacred dunk in river Ganges which purifies every one of their sins and soul. Because of significance of sacred plunge, with the progression of time, numerous Ghats were created nearby the river.
Along the stream, there are more than fifty Ghats, truly “arrivals” or banks, starting to from ‘Asi Ghat’ in the south to ‘Adi Keshava’ in the north, past the bridge. These Ghats are always crowed with pilgrims from all over the India.
Varanasi is an ancient city of pilgrimage so the temples and the bathing Ghats are main fascination. The Ghats are the best place to see the enchanting spell of the old-world conventions and the way of life of the city. People always run here in huge numbers each day to get purified by taking bath into the river and worshiping in the temples which are located near the banks.
“Hundreds of years old convention to offer puja to the rising sun is as yet kept up”.
The best time to visit the Ghats is in the dawn time, when pioneers play out the Surya Pranam submerged abdomen somewhere deep down in the waters of the heavenly Ganges.
People can see the magnificence of Varanasi Ghats when traditional factions are being performed over here. “Watching the devotees and the priests performing customs and evening Arti of river Ganges, will surely leave people mesmerized”. Numerous senior priests, joining there supporter, and each one of the individuals who is visiting Banaras from various piece of the India and the world, altogether singing Aarti on high contribution of the voice in a same mood, will make any person, an enchanting and admirer of this city.
Many of the priests in the front rows, at the edge of Ghats, sing Arti, holding huge lamps for worship, innumerable Diyas floting over the water stream of sacred Ganges, make brighter situation and that is the means by which this heavenly splendor given the name “The city of lights”.