The Golden Buddha

Address: Sarangnath Colony, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 221007, India | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Sarangnath Colony, Varanasi, is near Dasaswamedh Ghat, Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath), Banaras Ghats, and Manikarnika Ghat.
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    Travel Blogs from Varanasi

    Varanasi, the full circle of life

    A travel blog entry by the-wanderer on Mar 09, 2015

    44 photos

    ... don't faze me at all anymore. Death doesn't faze me, but grief does. I get so very upset for those left behind. Certain groups of person don't need to be cremated before being put into the river as they are already considered Holy and free from the reincarnation process, children, pregnant women, priests. Then there are some that society won't allow in the Ganges in any way shape or form. Gay people and lepers!

    As we made out way back to the hotel I said to lee ...

    Varanasi - Part 2

    A travel blog entry by travelnshit on Mar 04, 2015

    2 comments, 117 photos

    ... with raised her camera to a man wearing an orange robe, with grey dredds piled onto his head. He stopped, smiled the most serene, calm smile, allowed her to take the photo and as I was cringing, waiting for him to ask for ₹200, he simply walked away, still smiling. My friend was proper happy! "Now that's a sadhu!" she said. And she was right. But that kind of behaviour is so rare here.

    But let me tell you ...

    Powerfully Weird

    A travel blog entry by samcohon on Feb 25, 2015

    4 comments, 28 photos

    ... vary enormously, and while I naturally gravitate to ways of burying the dead that are like my own Jewish tradition I realize that there are many ways to do so and they have their own explanations and scriptural and theological justifications. Frankly, cremation just creeps me out. But so does embalming, also a very artificial way to dispose of the dead, and the ways in which we in the west often seek to preserve the appearance of health in those who have ...

    By the Ganges day 1

    A travel blog entry by kate.timaeus on Feb 13, 2015

    17 photos

    ... wanted us to go to bed as soon as possible as he wanted to sleep. We didn't mind particularly as it was 11ish or so but he carried on pacing about and generally not settling down himself.Our carriage was full and so at the next few stops we weren't particularly inconvenienced by people getting,just the odd person who braved the loos.If you were lucky you got a European loo,unlucky just squat over a hole! At about 8 o'clock we arrived at Allahabad,one of the four holy sites in the ...

    Day 161. We only went and crashed a Hindu wedding

    A travel blog entry by davidmilnes81 on Feb 05, 2015

    5 comments, 25 photos

    ... for Googling) it was introduced by Bacardi in the UK in 1987, nothing to do with Bombay.

    They asked how we liked India so we said how bad Delhi was for scammers, Amrit and Sanjay laughed and told us how they got ripped off and worse than us in Delhi, at least we weren't being singled out!

    I mentioned my starring role as an extra in a Bollywood movie, they had all heard of Hum Tum and wanted photos of the back of my head!

    In the time it took to have the chats ...