Manikarnika Ghat - Hindu funeral cremation place at Varanasi, India - Stock image
Asia, Environment, Ghat, India, Pollution
Varanasi, India - 05-January, 2017: Funeral cremation at Manikarnika Ghats in Varanasi, India. Varanasi has two cremation ghats that are used to burn the bodies of Hindus that come all over the country to be incinerated here and their ashes thrown into the Ganges river. In Hindu mythology it is believed that if a person is cremated in Varanasi, that person gets salvation or 'moksha' and can become free from the cycle of reincarnation.