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Harishchandra Ghat- Varanasi

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Harishchandra Ghat is one of the famous ghats located in the holy city of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh state of India. According to mythology, the owner of Manikarnika Ghat bought King Harishchandra as a slave and made him work on the Manikarnika at Harishchandra Ghat.

Hindus from various places bring their dear ones dead bodies to Harishchandra Ghat for cremation as they believe if a person is cremated at this ghat, he/she gets salvation or 'moksha'. The video above shows the usual scenario at Harishchandra Ghat.

Tags: Harishchandra ghat, Cremation, Varanasi, Dead body, Manikarnika, Moksha, India, India culture, Hindu mythology

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