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Banaras: platform built over river

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CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham
Title: Banaras: platform built over river
Author(s): Morgan, Kenneth W.
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Ujjain Mela bathing scenes, etc: Cape Comorin, Bhubaneswar, Calcutta, Varanasi;daily life;slide set
Description: These platforms are built at the river level to make it more convenient for the worshippers who sit there reciting the Vedas and making their water offerings to the gods. Note the father and his sons who have been taking their ceremonial bath together.
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-3796


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