India Uttarakhand Rishikesh

Ganga Aarti

A sacred Hindu ritual where light from wicks soaked in ghee is offered to the Goddess of the river, accompanied by songs and prayers.

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Once the sun has set, head down to one of the ghats for the Ganga Aarti ceremony. The Ganges River has spiritual significance and is referred to as Mother Ganga. The Aarti ceremony consists of song and prayer, and lamps are lit as an offering to Mother Ganga. 

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