Picture of the Day - July 31

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Three women wait at a rural medical clinic for a checkup.

Picture of the Day - July 30

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Monsoon waters creep up the Assi ghat walkway in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - July 29

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Two boys pose outside a small shop near Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - July 28

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Men prepare the long threads of a sari for mounting on a hand loom near Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - July 27

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A man takes a rest from weaving a sari on a loom in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - July 26

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Children wait for water at a location near Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - July 25

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A woman uses a hand powered blower to heat coal at her tea stall at Assi ghat in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - July 24

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A child holds a chicken at a house near Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - July 23

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A cow enjoys shade in a sewer pipe in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - July 22

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People enjoy monsoon weather at Assi ghat at the banks of the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - July 21

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A man worships in the Ganges river at flood stage during monsoon in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - July 20

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During monsoon at Assi ghat in Varanasi everything has to be removed from the lower steps.

Picture of the Day - July 19

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An old temple complex lies in ruins in Gurudham Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - July 18

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A view of Ravidas ghat on the banks of the Ganges river during monsoon in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - July 17

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Two young boys stand outside a local shop.

Picture of the Day - July 16

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A woman prepares her tea pot and coal stove at Assi Ghat.

Picture of the Day - July 15

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Benaras Hindu University campus is looking nice and green after first few times it rained. 

Picture of the Day - July 14

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Ganges ghats are great hang out place for both young and old alike.


Picture of the Day - July 13

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A father cuddles his son by the riverside.

Picture of the Day - July 12

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A sadhu stands in Assi reading news paper and children sell river candles, not a rare sight! 

Picture of the Day - July 11

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These days Varanasi sky is cloudy and rains have cooled down the city. A view from Assi ghat in the evening.

Picture of the Day - July 10

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In rainy season the water level in Ganges is really high. 


Picture of the Day - July 9

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A Boatman strains at the oars while paddling on the Ganges river during Monsoon in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - July 8

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Boats must be continually retied to bamboo staves as the water level in the Ganges continues to rise.

Picture of the Day - July 7

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A man carries two children in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - July 6

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A man blows bubbles at the Rathyatra festival in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - July 5

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The British built water building at the Ganges in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - July 4

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A family who live at Samne ghat and are building the Samne ghat bridge over the Ganges river pose for a photo.

Picture of the Day - July 3

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Several men fish at Samne ghat in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - July 2

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A father and son share some puffed rice at the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - July 1

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A man peels onions in preparation for cooking at a small shop on the ghats in Varanasi.