If you are still curious go on a boat ride and view this place from afar. Reviewed December 4, Bodies lie here in queue to be cremated and the picture can be very disturbing for some. As a visitor I suggest you do no visit this place. Show reviews that mention. Pilgrims and visitors come from around the world to explore its temples and culture.

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Taxes, fees not included for deals content. Reviewed November 30, Situated on the banks of the Ganga, Varanasi is one of the holiest cities pyres of varanasi Hindus. Chaudhary disputed the notion that Doms are opportunity seekers.

After the cremation process, Hindus release the ashes from incinerated dead bodies into the river, with the belief that the soul of the corpse will be cleansed. We even took our 9 year old who quietly watch the fires. Bodies lie here in queue to be cremated and the picture can be very disturbing for some.


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Their proximity to the river is because of the religious importance of the Ganga in varanais rituals. Not true as it is allowed for women to watch.

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Which Varanasi hotels are on sale? Yamuna Devi said that even if some Dom children leave their families, Doms will continue to thrive.

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These ghats cover an area of about 7 square kilometres each, lining the banks of the river. The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. An earthen pot carrying Ganges water, considered sacred by Hindus, lies on the ashes of a pyre at a cremation ground in Varanasi June 13, But, he did not want his children to work as Doms.

In most cases, Pyres of varanasi charge people what they seem to be able to afford. Read reviews in English Go back.

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Ask cosgrovem about Manikarnika Ghat. There pyyres a temple that is half sunk into the river at this ghat. Map updates are paused. But society looked down on me This article is website-exclusive and cannot be reproduced without permission.


Yamuna Devi is a Dom. As he circled the pyre and lit the wood, relatives watched in silence. She spends about eight hours at the cremation grounds, pyres of varanasi days a week.

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Show reviews that mention. Nearby, tourists sought a better view of the whole thing. Reviewed December 4, Sharma, who has written a book on Varanasi and life in the cremation grounds, said business is good.

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Log in Join Recently viewed Bookings Inbox. Been to Manikarnika Ghat? We went at sunset and sat for a half hour, which was enough.