Benaras…….The Photo story

Benaras- the dreamy land of majestic ganga, the land of saffron tinted Sky and sadhus, the land of exquisite street food and the land of slow talks and long walks. Call it Kashi or Benaras, while Kashi signifes the spiritual part of this land of Moksha and Karma,  Benaras is the way of life. The sun kissed ghats, the migratory birds, the humming of the mighty Ganga, the food joints that sing to call you, the serene boat ride and of course the benarsi sarees. Kashi is so much activity going on at one time, at one place that you are mesmerized with what to capture and what to live. Like a sadhu whom i asked to pose said “You can not capture Kashi in one frame”…….I don’t want to either, i will revisit Kashi again and again. So here are the pictures (Copyright- Dr Pooja Tripathi). Sit back with a cup of tea and enjoy.

The morning activity when benaras wakes up to bells and shlokas


The migratory birds and their short lived affair with Ganga
The beautiful walls of Ghaats
दो दीवाने शहर में, आबोदाना ढूंढते हैं
Chai And Benaras- Uniting a benarasi, hollywood producer, Painter, a travel blogger and two dogs.
The amazing graffitti will take you back to Benaras
I am in love with this city like a love like a crush i can’t get over it
Sarnath Buddha Temple: It is better to travel well than to arrive- Buddha
I have learned that if you must leave a place that you have lived in and loved and where all your yesteryears are buried deep, leave it any way except a slow way, leave it the fastest way you can. Never turn back and never believe that an hour you remember is a better hour because it is dead. Passed years seem safe ones, vanquished ones, while the future lives in a cloud, formidable from a distance.” Sarnath Remains, Varanasi


Will come back with Ganga Arti pictures soon…….Leave a comment if you loved the pictures.




10 Comment

  1. Good work! Keep it up. Made me want to visit the oldest city in the world and be there at dawn! Looking forward to more. The aarti! yeah!

    1. Thanks Charu, i personally love my Aarti pictures, will post them soon and some street food pictures just for you

  2. Sharad Shashank says: Reply

    Amazing pictures of ghats.

    1. Thank You Sharad
      Keep Visiting

  3. No amount of work is enough for Benaras. I have come up with some 4 posts and still feel can do more. Will look forward to your future posts on this

  4. Beautiful captures Pooja. I still remember the wonderful food we had on our Benaras trip years ago.

  5. I’ve always wanted to visit Benaras, but never got a chance. Through your photo walk, I just did 🙂

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