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Varkala Beach

Varkala-Beach

Varkala Beach Varkala Beach, also known as Papanasam beach is a beach in Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, along the Arabian Sea, part of the Indian Ocean. The word Papanasam means wash away sins. It is believed that a dip in the waters of Papanasam Beach washes away all the sins in one’s life. Varkala beach is the only place in ...

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Ghats of Varanasi

Ghats of Varanasi

Ghats of Varanasi There are nearly 100 ghats in the Varanasi city. The famous and oldest ghats of all these are the Dashashwamegha, the Manikarnika and the Harishchandra Ghat. Some of the ghats are made there by Hindu rulers such as Ahilya Bai Holkar of Malwa region, Peshwa’s of Gwalior, Man Singh of Amber, Jai Singh of Jaipur etc. Some ...

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Temple ghats of Varanasi

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Temple ghats of Varanasi Varanasi also known as Benares, Banaras, is a city on the banks of the Ganges(Ganga) in Uttar Pradesh, 320 kilometres (200 mi) southeast of the state capital, Lucknow. The temples and ghats (steps leading to the Ganga) with thousands of devotees performing religious rituals and dotted with Hindu priests performing rites is quite a sight to ...

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