Picture of the Day - November 30

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Several sadhus smile for the camera while waiting for a reenactment of a story from the Ramayana to begin on a side street in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 29

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A bicycle rickshaw puller waits for a rider in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 28

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A man heats up peanuts at the Ganges riverside in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 27

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Women perform a ceremony in the evening at Assi ghat along the Ganges river in Varanasi. 

Picture of the Day - November 26

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Three students at Banaras Hindu University work on a lab assignment in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 25

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An extended family pray at the Stupa at Sarnath in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 24

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People bath in the Ganges river at Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 23

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People in a dancing party dance on the street as the wedding party makes its way to the wedding ground in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 22

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A time lapse photo of a child with a sparkler in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 21

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A man sits for worship at a mosque in Jaunpur--a city near Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 20

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People walk across a pantoon bridge in Jaunpu--a city near Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 19

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City workers drag a cow into a vehicle for its removal from the city center.

Picture of the Day - November 18

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A man rows a boat in the Ganges river at Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 17

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A view of the Ganges river from Meer ghat during the Dev Diwali festival.  In the background a string of colored lights shine from across the Ganges river with the moon above.

Picture of the Day - November 16

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A man floats in the Ganges river in the early morning in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 15

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Three sadhus sit on the ghats on the banks of the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 14

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Women create draw designs on the ghats next to the Ganges river to celebrate Dev Diwali in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 13

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The special guest lights an oil lamp at the start of a new art exhibit at an art gallery in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 12

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Priest perform worship at the Ganges river while tourist in a boat watch during Dev Diwali in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 11

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A view of Prayag ghat and the Ganges river during Dev Diwali in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 10

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A man sells bells, necklaces and other items from his boat to tourist in the morning on the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 9

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A man tries to sell a video of cremations that happen at Manikarnika ghat to tourists viewing the ground from a boat on the Ganges river at Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 8

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Two boys sell idols and other items from a boat on the Ganges river at sunrise in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 7

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A man dumps water out of a boat at Dashashwamedh ghat on the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 6

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A sadhu poses in a doorway in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 5

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Women perform Chhath puja at near Assi ghat while standing in the Ganges river at Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 4

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Women perform worship at Assi ghat on the Ganges river for Chhath Puja in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 3

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This sadhu lives at Assi ghat at the Ganges river with his pet monkey in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 2

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The king of Varanasi sits on a boat with his two sons to watch Krishna subdue the cobra Kala on Nag Nathaiya at Tulsi ghat on the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - November 1

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A young boy reenacts Krishna's subduing of the cobra named Kala on Nag Nathaiya at Tulsi ghat at the Ganges river bank in Varanasi.