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Varanasi Hindu Cremation Ceremony Manikarnika Burning Ghat *HD*

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Published on Apr 25, 2014

Varanasi (kashi, Benaras), India - The video shows the Hindu Cremation Ceremony of Human Body at Manikarnika Ghat in Varanasi. Manikarnika Ghat is the primary cremation ghat in Varanasi. Hindu mythology teaches that the ghat is especially sacred and that persons cremated there receive moksha.It is one of the oldest ghats in Varanasi. It is revered in Hindu religion. When Mata Sati (Aadi shakti mata)sacrificed her life & set her body ablaze after Raja Daksh Prajapati (one of the sons of Lord Brahma)tried to humiliate Lord shiva in a Yagya practiced by Daksh. Lord Shiva took her burning body to Himalaya. While going to Himalaya Mata Sati's parts of body started falling on earth. Lord Shiva established Shakti Peeth wherever Sati's body had fallen. At Manikarnika ghat, Mata Sati's Ear's ornament had fallen.
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