INDIA

Uttar Pradesh, Varanasi.

One the holiest sacred ghats alongside the river Ganges is the Manikarnika ghat. Legend says that the flames of the funeral pyres have been burning here for 3,000 years. Hindus make their final journey find 'moksha' the belief that a dead human's soul finds salvation, hoping for liberation from the cycle of rebirth.

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