"Hindu Temples- Varanasi" Varanasi Things to Do Tip by lynnehamman

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  Hindu Temple- Main Ghat Varanasi
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      Hindu Temple- Main Ghat Varanasi
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      Temple- Varanasi
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      Steps of Temple- Varanasi
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  • Worshippers at Temple-Varanasi - Varanasi
      Worshippers at Temple-Varanasi
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Varanasi , being the most sacred city to Hindus, has many Hindu temples. They are mainly situated along the ghats, but are also higher up, near the main square.One can hear the clang of the bells every few seconds.Every Hindu, as he enters the temple to worship, has to ring the bell- to announce his arrival to the Gods.
Anyone can enter the temples, but photography inside the temple is not acceptable(without permission in most cases)
Offerings of flowers and religious gifts are always for sale outside.
Shoes have to be removed, and will be looked after, for the cost of a few rupees.

Directions: Ghats- Varanasi

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  • Updated Dec 8, 2008
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