Bhishma Pitamah Statue

Bhishma Pitamah Statue at Mehta Ghat, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

This photo was taken at Mehta Ghat in Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh). Upon query about the statue, I was told by a local – Kartik Poornima is a festival and worship day of Bhishma Pitamah by …

About: Panchganga Ghat

About: Panchganga Ghat, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Panchganga Ghat is one of the five most ancient Tirtha (Ghats) of Kashi and one of the most vibrant Ghats at present. Since ancient times, it has been recognized as the second head of Kashi …

About: Rana Mahal Ghat

About: Rana Mahal Ghat, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

This Ghat and Palace were built by Rana Jagat Singh, the king of Udaipur, in the late 17th century. That is why this Ghat was named Rana Mahal Ghat. In 1675 AD, Rana Jagat Singh …

Itihas of Dashashwamedh Ghat

Itihas of Dashashwamedh Ghat, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

According to Puranas, Lord Brahma had performed Dus (ten) Ashwamedha Yagya Here. By taking a bath here one gets the fruits of Ashwamedha Yagya. Dashashwamedh Ghat is the main place in the Ghats of Kashi. …