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AlbumRTW Volume 2(1903)

India, Pakistan
Browsing photos RTW Vol2 001a-261

RTW_vol_2_201 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
[Indians preparing to bathe at the Ghats, shaded by grass plaited umbrellas]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_202 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
Dasavamedha [Dasawamedh Ghat - "Ten horses sacrifices" - derives from complex series of sacrifices performed by Brahma to test King Divodasa. Dasawamedh Ghat is one of most celebrated tirthas (crossing places between this world and the spiritual) on earth. Indians bathing from wooden platforms at ghat]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_203 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
[View from Ganges of ghats including Munchi ghat and boats]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_204 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
[View from Ganges of Munchi Ghat]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_205 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
[View from River Ganges of Indians bathing, and ghats]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_206 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
[View from River Ganges of Indians bathing, and ghats]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_207 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
[View from river Ganges of Indian women bathing, and ghats]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_208 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
Observatory [View from Ganges of Observatory built by Raja Jai Singh, with columned oriel window on brackets]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_209 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
Nepalese Temple [Temple at Lalita Ghat, typical wooden Kathmandu-style, which houses an image of Pashupateshvara - Shiva's manifestation at Pashupatinath in the Kathmandu Valley]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_210 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
Sadhu and Chela [Holy man smeared with ashes and mud, and his pupil on barge at ghats]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_211 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
[Indians at ghats]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_212 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
Snake charmer [at ghats]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_213 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
[View from river Ganges of Indians shaded by plaited grass umbrellas and ghats]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_214 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
Aurungzeb's Mosque [Jnana Vapi Mosque (Great Mosque of Aurunzeb) constructed using columns from Bisewar Temple razed by Aurunzeb. Minarets tower 71 metres above Ganges. View from river Ganges of Mosque and ghats]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_215 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
The Hindu court outside the Mosque [Indians outside Jnana Vapi Mosque (Great Mosque of Aurunzeb)]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_216 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
One minaret from the other [View from minaret at Jnana Vapi Mosque (Great Mosque of Aurunzeb) over Varanasi]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_217 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
View from the Minaret [View over Varanasi and Ganges from minaret at Jnana Vapi Mosque (Great Mosque of Aurunzeb)]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_218 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
Sadhus [Holy men marking themselves with Ganges mud at ghats]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_219 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
Vishnu's feet [Indians at Manikarnika Ghat at marble imprint of Vishnu's footprint]
Date: 5 February 1903
RTW_vol_2_220 - Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh
Near the Burning Ghat [View of ghats and temples from Ganges]
Date: 5 February 1903

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