Picture of the Day - June 30

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There are a lot of stray dogs in Varanasi.  The sign reads, "Dogs do not bark without reason.  Honking your horn without reason is a mental illness.  It is a punishable offence to honk your horn by day or night near a hospital, school, college or court house.  Please do not honk your horn inside the building perimeter.  Thank You.  Issued in the public interest by the Truth Foundation."  There are also a lot of cows and bulls walking around in Varanasi!

Picture of the Day - June 29

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A man sets up shop at Assi ghat in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 28

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Several men perform religious rituals at Assi ghat in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 27

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Two sadhus enjoy the view of the Ganges at Assi ghat in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 26

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A man makes fried snacks at Assi ghat in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 25

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All over Varanasi sewer pipes have been placed in preparation for installation of the new sewer system.

Picture of the Day - June 24

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A view of the pontoon bridge at Samneyghat and a column of the new bridge being built over the Ganges river at dusk in Varanasi.


Picture of the Day - June 23

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A jeep gets stuck during monsoon in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 21

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A view to of Dashashwamedh ghat at dusk in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 20

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One lady milks a cow while the other pets it at the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 19

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Men play chess at Assi ghat in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 18

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A game of cricket is in full swing at Assi ghat in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 17

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A man reads scriptures in the doorway of his house in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 16

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A holy man with his begging pot takes a rest at Assi ghat on the banks of the Ganges at Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 15

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Two men cut each other's hair at the Ganges river side in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 14

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Guys dive into the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 13

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The foundation for a pillar of the Samney Ghat bridge is constructed on the Ramnagar side of the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 12

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A man serves watermelon at the ghats on the Ganges river at Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 11

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A man gives a fish to a child at the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 10

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A sadhu listens to songs at the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 9

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A sadhu rests at the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 8

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An old temple in Gurudham colony in Varanasi stands abandoned.

Picture of the Day - June 7

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People watch the nightly worship at the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 6

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A man picks mangos at Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 5

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A man dies clothes various colors in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 4

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A man drives a bicycle rickshaw in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 3

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A man and a boy work on the final touches of a sari in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 2

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A Hindu holy beats a drum as he man walks through Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - June 1

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Children play cricket on the ghats in Varanasi.