Sahi River View Guesthouse
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSahi River View Guesthouse Varanasi
Very nice for the price you pay. Clean rooms, friendly staff, great location.
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Varanasi is our final stop, and one of the cities we were most excited for, hearing all about it's in relentless craziness, beauty and spiritual significance. It did not disappoint. On our first day we walked from Assi ghat at one end of the Ganges to the main ghat, where we attended a nightly prayer ceremony and dance festival called the Ganga Aarti. It was a spectacular show and an unreal spiritual experience, with smells of burning ...
BIG DAY. Hinduism, death and marriage
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The train arrived 3 hours late, which was a bonus as we got more sleep and arrived at a sensible time. Taxi men were on us as we stepped from the train. We collared a couple of tourists when we got off the train and they agreed to pair up for the taxi trip to town. We had more of the same constant in your face hassle as we walked to see if there was a prepaid booth. A guy approached us ...
... buildings. However, destruction of illegal buildings is not accompanied by a requirement to remove the debris from the destroyed building, leaving a horrible mess of derelict concrete, reinforcing steel and bricks as a complete eyesore.
We saw the historic flood levels of the Ganges, with the second highest occuring in 2014 and the all time highest ...
Varanasi is the holiest of the seven sacred cities and played an important role in the development of Buddhism. Some Hindus believe that death at Varanasi brings salvation. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Varanasi is also known as the favourite city of the Hindu deity Lord Shiva.
We walked along the Ganges River past all the various ghats until we reached the main funeral ghat. The ghats ...
... through the ashes to recover any gold or jewellery, before the ashes are swept away into the river. Apart from that, the cremation is very much a DIY affair, with the families undertaking the building of the fire, the laying of the corpse, and the collection of the flame from the temple – the duty of the eldest surviving son.
As night fell, we returned to the Ghats and found them even more crowded than in the morning. Every night, members of the priestly ...