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"Free From Re-Birth" Top 5 Page for this destination Varanasi Things to Do Tip by keeweechic

Varanasi Things to Do: 269 reviews and 463 photos


The Hindus have the belief that if the ashes of their dead ones are scattered on the sacred river, they will then smoothly travel into the next life and freed from the cycle of rebirth. They also believe that even the smallest amount of the Ganges water will purify and cleanse the sins of a lifetime. So much so is this belief that Hindus will travel huge distances to either scatter their loved ones ashes or transport a container of its divine waters.

Address: Varanasi

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  • Written Oct 15, 2006
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