Veranasi, City of gods

Here is my favorite place in all of India. The post is intense, and long but after all it is one of the top 10 oldest cities on earth according to archaeologists and the oldest city in the world from Hindu mythology.


A Pilgrimage City…Varanasi

We were in a boat at 5AM floating towards the rising sun. We were at the service at the end of the day. We were at the ghats during the day as cattle walked with us and devotees washed and drank the water from the Ganga.  We also saw the smoke from continuous cremations. The videos make this post long, but it is for those of you who choose to take the time and experience this other worldly city.


There are many pilgrimage cities in the world, Mecca, Jerusalem, Lourdes, Rome, and today’s topic Varanasi, India.  The faithful…

View original post 1,054 more words

About annetbell

I am a retired elementary teacher, well seasoned world traveler,new blogger, grandmother, and a new enthusiastic discoverer of the wonderfully complex country of India. Anne
This entry was posted in India, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Veranasi, City of gods

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.