Picture of the Day - June 30

The sunset from the opposite bank of the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 29

Dashashwamed ghat on the ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 28

The banks of the Ganges river Varanasi in June before the onset of monsoon.

Picture of the Day - June 27

Overlooking the Ganges river from Ramnagar bridge at sunset in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 26

A man helps himself to a ride from a tractor crossing the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 25

Laborers thresh grain at the Banaras Hindu University fields.

Picture of the Day - June 24

A man builds the frame of a large hat worn by men on their wedding day.

Picture of the Day - June 23

Laborers build a temporary dock near Rajghat on the banks of the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 22

Steps rise steeply from the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 21

A sadhu serves chai next to a holy tree surrounded with Shiva Lingams along the ghats in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 19

A boat is christened for work on the banks of the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 18

A man pours "Thandai"--a sweet milky drink, in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 17

A man mixes sweet yogurt in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 16

A man waits for customers to serve them sweet yogurt in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 15

Children drive, flip and jump into the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 14

A boy washes his water buffalo in the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 13

Children play cricket along the ghats at the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 20

The monkey god Hanuman adorns the top of these bells used in the evening worship ceremony at Dashashwamedh ghat at the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 12

A mother shields her baby from the sun's rays near the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 11

A sadhu sitting near Dashashwamedh ghat looks out towards Harischandra ghat at the Ganges in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 10

Drummers are present for a religious ceremony at the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 9

A man meditates using the sacred 108 beads representing the names of God while standing in the Ganges river in the morning at Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 8

Indian tourists enjoy the cool water of the Ganges in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 7

Kids enjoying the cool water of the Ganges in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 6

A boatman's son watches as evening worship at Dashashwamedh ghat in Varanasi gets underway.

Picture of the Day - June 5

A baby monkey eats watermelon near the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 4

Varanasi Junction train station at dusk.

Picture of the Day - June 2

Watermelon is for sale at Dashashwamedh ghat along the Ganges in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 1

A woman stacks bricks on her head for carrying at Benaras Hindu University in Varanasi.