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"Benares [Varanasi] is older than history, older than tradition, older than legend, and twice as old as all of them put together" - Mark Twain "Benares [Varanasi] is older than history, older than tradition, older than legend, and twice as old as all of them put together" - Mark Twain
The Road to Varanasi The Road to Varanasi
Modern streets of Varanasi Modern streets of Varanasi
Varanasi and it's proximity to salvation Varanasi and it's proximity to salvation
Boats on the Ganges at Varanasi Boats on the Ganges at Varanasi
Varanasi and famil Varanasi and famil
Boat workers Boat workers
Puja Flowers Puja Flowers
Mornings on the Varanasi Ghats Mornings on the Varanasi Ghats
Mornings on the Varanasi Ghats Mornings on the Varanasi Ghats
Mornings on the Varanasi Ghats Mornings on the Varanasi Ghats
A dense glimpse out of the inner streets A dense glimpse out of the inner streets
Sarnath Sarnath
Sadhu Sadhu
Complexities of life Complexities of life
Bustling streets Bustling streets
Future Generation Future Generation
City of Light City of Light
Sadhu and a Ghat Sadhu and a Ghat
Drying fabric on the Ghat Drying fabric on the Ghat
Meditation on the Ganges Meditation on the Ganges
Varanasi Varanasi

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  • "Benares [Varanasi] is older than history, older than tradition, older than legend, and twice as old as all of them put together" - Mark Twain

    Varanasi and the banks it shares with the River Ganges

    The Road to Varanasi

    The road to Varanasi is sacred 

    Modern streets of Varanasi

    The closer one gets to the Ganges in Varanasi, the less roads are available

    Varanasi and it's proximity to salvation

    A metaphorical rendering on film of Varanasi and the Ghats suggesting city's metaphysical proximity and existence to salvation.

    Boats on the Ganges at Varanasi

    Boats on the Ganges at Varanasi

    Varanasi and famil

    A metaphorical rendering of part of the Varanasi pilgrimage experience

    Boat workers

    Boats for the ganges are essential to the economy and important for many pilgrims.

    Puja Flowers

    A common gift to the ganges in the form of bright orange flower

    Mornings on the Varanasi Ghats

    Pilgrims, rituals, and blessings

    Mornings on the Varanasi Ghats

    Pilgrims, rituals, and blessings

    Mornings on the Varanasi Ghats

    Cremation smoke creates a density of haze in the air as the day grows older

    A dense glimpse out of the inner streets
    Sarnath

    A caretaker of a Buddhist sanctuary in Sarnath

    Sadhu

    A Sadhu is pronounced dead when they become a Sadhu and also attend their own funeral.  

    Complexities of life

    A cow and a child.  Holy and pure.

    Bustling streets

    Rickshaw drivers see the city as they pedal through it

    Future Generation

    Working in a storefront selling snacks can help to fund college dreams

    City of Light

    Inner streets of Varanasi keep people cool as the rays of the sun only come down through the middle

    Sadhu and a Ghat
    Drying fabric on the Ghat
    Meditation on the Ganges
    Varanasi

    An intelligent city

"Benares [Varanasi] is older than history, older than tradition, older than legend, and twice as old as all of them put together" - Mark Twain

Varanasi and the banks it shares with the River Ganges

The Road to Varanasi

The road to Varanasi is sacred 

Modern streets of Varanasi

The closer one gets to the Ganges in Varanasi, the less roads are available

Varanasi and it's proximity to salvation

A metaphorical rendering on film of Varanasi and the Ghats suggesting city's metaphysical proximity and existence to salvation.

Boats on the Ganges at Varanasi

Boats on the Ganges at Varanasi

Caption not available

Varanasi and famil

A metaphorical rendering of part of the Varanasi pilgrimage experience

Boat workers

Boats for the ganges are essential to the economy and important for many pilgrims.

Puja Flowers

A common gift to the ganges in the form of bright orange flower

Mornings on the Varanasi Ghats

Pilgrims, rituals, and blessings

Mornings on the Varanasi Ghats

Pilgrims, rituals, and blessings

Mornings on the Varanasi Ghats

Cremation smoke creates a density of haze in the air as the day grows older

A dense glimpse out of the inner streets
Sarnath

A caretaker of a Buddhist sanctuary in Sarnath

Sadhu

A Sadhu is pronounced dead when they become a Sadhu and also attend their own funeral.  

Complexities of life

A cow and a child.  Holy and pure.

Bustling streets

Rickshaw drivers see the city as they pedal through it

Future Generation

Working in a storefront selling snacks can help to fund college dreams

City of Light

Inner streets of Varanasi keep people cool as the rays of the sun only come down through the middle

Sadhu and a Ghat
Drying fabric on the Ghat
Meditation on the Ganges
Varanasi

An intelligent city