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Life In The Mist -- A New Beginning

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[UNVERIFIED CONTENT] Varanasi, once known as Banaras and Kashi, is a historical city in northern India. Varanasi is situated on the banks of River Ganges, which is believed to have the power of washing away all of one's sins. The city is sacred to Hindus and also one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. People coming to pray to the God by boat early in the morning on a day of Full Moon to fulfill their wishes at Varanasi.
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[UNVERIFIED CONTENT] Varanasi, once known as Banaras and Kashi, is a historical city in northern India. Varanasi is situated on the banks of River Ganges, which is believed to have the power of washing away all of one's sins. The city is sacred to Hindus and also one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. People coming to pray to the God by boat early in the morning on a day of Full Moon to fulfill their wishes at Varanasi.
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Varanasi once known as Banaras and Kashi is a historical city in... News Photo 159286044City,History,Horizontal,India,Religion,Uttar Pradesh,VaranasiPhotographer Collection: Moment Biswajit Dey[UNVERIFIED CONTENT] Varanasi, once known as Banaras and Kashi, is a historical city in northern India. Varanasi is situated on the banks of River Ganges, which is believed to have the power of washing away all of one's sins. The city is sacred to Hindus and also one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. People coming to pray to the God by boat early in the morning on a day of Full Moon to fulfill their wishes at Varanasi.