Picture of the Day - April 30

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Young priests pose for a photo at a temple in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 29

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A boat sits at the far side of the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 28

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Milkmen wait to make morning deliveries in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 27

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A wrestler poses for the camera in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 26

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People offer worship underneath a tree at Assi ghat next to the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 25

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A man combs his hair with the help of a mirror.  A priest sits on a wooden bench and sells items for worship at Assi ghat next to the Ganges river in Varanasi

Picture of the Day - April 24

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Women sell plastic bottles, flowers and other worship items in the morning at the Ganges river in Varanasi.  People buy plastic bottles and fill them with water from the Ganges.  They then bring the water to temples and pour it over the idols as a form of worship.

Picture of the Day - April 23

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A goat eats flowers while women perform worship at Assi ghat near the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 22

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A woman leaves Assi ghat at the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 21

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A priest reads the newspaper at Assi ghat at the Ganges river while women look at plants in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 20

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A wrestler poses for a photo during his daily training in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 19

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A man organizes clay pots next to the Durga temple pond in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 18

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Women wash cups in the morning at the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 17

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Fisherman set their nets at sunrise in the Ganges river at Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 16

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A priest conducts worship at Assi ghat on the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 15

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A man meditates while others wash in the morning at the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 14

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A priest feeds a bull in the morning at the Ganges river in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 13

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

Picture of the Day - April 12

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Women look at necklaces in a lane in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 11

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A woman models sari and jewelry at a hotel in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 10

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A young man wearing an orange sheet and holding a staff undergoes the sacred thread ceremony called "Upanayan Sanskar" in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 9

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Women participate in a parade in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 8

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A man prays into a cow's ear in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 7

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Men watch their children swim in the Ganges river at Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 6

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Several priest stand at the gate of a temple in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 5

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A parrot looks at the camera in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 4

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Men who sell the drink called "thandai" wait for customers on Dashashwamedh road in Varanasi.  Follow this link to read more about thandai.  Follow this link to watch video on thandai.

Picture of the Day - April 3

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A man fixes a scooter in a lane in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 2

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A woman buys flowers in Varanasi.

Picture of the Day - April 1

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Mounted Police stand guard in preparation for a ceremony at Ramnagar fort on the opposite side of the Ganges river from Varanasi.