Kasyam maranam mukti (death in Kashi is Liberation of souls), thus goes the much proclaimed proverb in Sanskrit. Death in Kashi or Varansi is a blessing for a devout. The Ghats in Varanasi symbolically represents the five diverse elements or Pancha Tattva that constitute the human body. The Ghats in Varanasi are the doorsteps of heaven by visiting these Ghats. Showing the divine cosmic roads, the Ghats in Varanasi India have been constructed in transcendental dimension measuring 12th Zodiacs x 7cakras of body thus 98.
Varanasi or Kashi is also called the Abode of Lord Shiva. According to the Hindu Mythology, the first ray of light after the creation of this Universe fell at Kashi, thus sanctifying the land. The Ghats in Varanasi Uttar Pradesh are the perfect spots where divinity can be sighted face to face.
As thousands of Sadhus along the Ghats raise their sacred vessels or Kalash, to offer prayers to the newly risen sun, the foremost spark of the morning sun also seem to pour his blessings for the entire humanity. The ghats are the centers of a whole lot of religious activities. Pilgrims gather in large numbers to take a dip in the sacred river, offer their prayers and seek the blessings of the sadhus and sanyasis.
The River Ganga flows beside the ghats and it is from the middle of the Ganga that one can get the best view of the ghats while enjoying boat rides. Thus stands the Ghats in Varanasi, older than traditions and impressive beyond imagination, inspiring humanity down the ages.