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Dasaswamedh Ghat Varanasi



Dasaswamedh Ghat is one of the most significant Varanasi Ghat provides a stunningly-vibrant riverfront view. The literally meaning of Dasaswamedh is the Ghat (river front) of ten sacrificed horses. As per the legend and myth, ten horses were sacrificed by Lord Brahma to allow Lord Shiva to revisit from an age of exile. Dasaswamedh is one of the oldest Ghats of Varanasi but remained extremely clean dating back to many thousand years.

Dasaswamedh Ghat is the busiest and the ancient most Varanasi Ghat makes your visit highly meaningful. Dasaswamedh Ghat is the place where devotees throng enormously to do Aarti, puja and prayer.  Thousands of earthen lamps are plunged in the waters Dasaswamedh Ghat thus makes it highly significant. There lays several of temples closely placed to this Ghat as the Sulatankesvara, Brahmesvara, Varahesvara, Abhaya Vinayaka, the Ganga ("goddess"), and Bandi Devi.

Sadhus are seen in performing religious rites on the Dasaswamedh Ghat. The opportunity of visiting the Dasaswamedh Ghat in the evening hour after Aarti must not be missed by the visitors.

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