Vaishnavite pilgrims Varanasi

Vaishnavite pilgrims in the narrow lanes carrying their dandas or sticks they call Narayan: Varanasi

Photographs of Varanasi

Boats taking pilgrims back to Varanasi
Sadhu from Niranjani Akhara portrait
Sadhus decorated with garlands
Niranjani Akhara
A sadhu checks himself in the mirror
Prayers before the Devta
Candles by the Ganges Varanasi
Evening prayers
Ramayana reading Varanasi
South Indian pilgrims Varanasi
Dawn puja Varanasi
A pilgrim meditates Varanasi
Moni Baba Varanasi
Om Giri
Sadhu rinses a pot Varanasi
Pots tird to a Peeple tree
Prayag Ghat
Bathing ritual by the Ganges
Priest blesses a pilgrim with a tika
Bhart Pandey
Nepali Temple Varanasi
Morning aarti Varanasi
Pilgrims on Hanuman Ghat Varanasi
Prayers to the Goddess Ganga
Ashram puja Varanasi
Pilgrim sitting in a temple Varanasi
Burning pyres Varanasi
Bathing at sunrise
Milan Bharti
Early morning dip in the Ganga
Naga sadhus arrive in Varanasi from the Kumbh Mela
Ram Naresh Giri
Sunrise over the Ganges at Varanasi
Harishchandra Ghat Varanasi
Pilgrim Varanasi
Vaishnavite pilgrims Varanasi
Morning Puja Varanasi
Eternal flame Varanasi
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Visit to Shaeedi Bhag, Anandpur Sahib (<a href="http://dalbirsindia.wordpress.com" target="_blank">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
With Nihangs in Anandpur Sahib, Punjab (<a href="http://dalbirsindia.wordpress.com" target="_blank">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
Taking a breather on the Armanath Yatra, Kashmir (<a href="http://dalbirsindia.wordpress.com" target="_blank">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
Photographing Nihangs of the Baba Bakala Dal (<a href="http://dalbirsindia.wordpress.com" target="_blank">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
Portrait session with young sadhu during the Kumbh Mela in Hardwar (<a href="http://dalbirsindia.wordpress.com" target="_blank">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
Nick Fleming and sadhu at dawn on the ghats at Varanasi (<a target="_blank" href="http://dalbirsindia.wordpress.com">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
Photographing in Varanasi (<a target="_blank" href="http://dalbirsindia.wordpress.com">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
Resting at Gaumukh, source of the Ganges (<a href="http://dalbirsindia.wordpress.com" target="_blank">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
Photographing while on the Armanath Yatra, Kashmir (<a href="http://dalbirsindia.wordpress.com" target="_blank">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)
In the mountains near Kedarnath (<a href="http://dalbirsindia.wordpress.com" target="_blank">Photo by Dalbir Singh</a>)