Dev Deepawali-Banaras full of reverence and devotion

Tripoto
23rd Nov 2018
Photo of Dev Deepawali-Banaras full of reverence and devotion by krishna kumar

Suddenly our program done for Dev deepawali, varanasi (Banaras). But train tickets are not available, so we left kanpur for varanasi by bus.

Bus ticket-Rs 784 (Sleeper Ac)

Train ticket-Rs 605 (3rd Ac)

Nearest Railway Station -Varanasi Cantt is connected to all major cities of india.

Nearest Airport- Lal bahadur shastri Airport Babatpur Varanasi is well linked to all major cities of india.

Day 1

Visit Ganga ghats and Celebrate Dev deepawali

We reached varanasi around 2 pm because roads are jam, My relative lives in Banaras so I did not have to take the hotel, but to see Dev Diwali, you should book the hotel in advance because there is a lot of crowd on Dev Diwali. Large number of foreigners & peoples from other parts of the country also reach to watch this festival. We quickly kept our luggage and got ready to go ghat

Photo of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by krishna kumar

On Dev Deepawali, devotees take a holy dip in Ganga on the day of Kartik Purnima. "Ganga Aarti" is organized on ghats by various organization and light earthen lamps or Diya's in the evening. The steps of all the Ghats on the riverfront of the Ganges are lit with millions of earthen lamps. Not only the Ghats of Ganges but also all temples of Banaras are lit with millions of Diya's.

Earthen lamps

Photo of Dev Deepawali-Banaras full of reverence and devotion by krishna kumar
Photo of Dev Deepawali-Banaras full of reverence and devotion by krishna kumar
Photo of Dev Deepawali-Banaras full of reverence and devotion by krishna kumar
Photo of Dev Deepawali-Banaras full of reverence and devotion by krishna kumar
Photo of Dev Deepawali-Banaras full of reverence and devotion by krishna kumar
Photo of Dev Deepawali-Banaras full of reverence and devotion by krishna kumar
Photo of Dev Deepawali-Banaras full of reverence and devotion by krishna kumar

You can book the boat and roam the Ganga here and enjoy this wonderful view. Seeing the lighten earthen lamps, it seems that just as all the gods have descended on the land of Varanasi today. You can also enjoy roaming in the Ganges at 100 to 200 rupees on the sharing boats. On this day full booked boats price was so high.

Photo of Dev Deepawali-Banaras full of reverence and devotion by krishna kumar

Foreigners

Photo of Dev Deepawali-Banaras full of reverence and devotion by krishna kumar
Photo of Dev Deepawali-Banaras full of reverence and devotion by krishna kumar

Sharing boat ride

Photo of Dev Deepawali-Banaras full of reverence and devotion by krishna kumar

Different types of cultural programs are organized on the ghats.

Photo of Dev Deepawali-Banaras full of reverence and devotion by krishna kumar
Photo of Dev Deepawali-Banaras full of reverence and devotion by krishna kumar

Program organized by Ganga Seva Nidhi on Rajendra prasad Ghat

Photo of Dev Deepawali-Banaras full of reverence and devotion by krishna kumar

Cultural programs

Photo of Dev Deepawali-Banaras full of reverence and devotion by krishna kumar
Photo of Dev Deepawali-Banaras full of reverence and devotion by krishna kumar
Day 2

Enjoy Varanasi morning with boat ride & Visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple

Early in the morning, we went to the Ganga Ghat and take boat ride to enjoy the morning of Banaras. "Subah-e-banaras" To understand this, you have to come to Banaras(Varanasi).

Here the Siberian birds comes in winter, these are very beautiful birds

https://youtu.be/mco22zvD6c8

Photo of Dashashwamegh ghat, Uttar Pradesh, India by krishna kumar
Photo of Dashashwamegh ghat, Uttar Pradesh, India by krishna kumar
Photo of Dashashwamegh ghat, Uttar Pradesh, India by krishna kumar
Photo of Dashashwamegh ghat, Uttar Pradesh, India by krishna kumar

After this we visit the Kashi Vishwanath Temple, which took a lot of time as the crowd was very much, after visit the temple, we again enjoyed Ganga Aarti in the evening.

Photo of Dev Deepawali-Banaras full of reverence and devotion by krishna kumar
Day 3

Visit B.H.U and Sankat Mochan Hanuman temple

First of all this morning, we went to the Banaras Hindu University and visit the New Kashi Vishwanath temple there.

Photo of New Kashi Viswnath Temple, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by krishna kumar
Photo of New Kashi Viswnath Temple, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by krishna kumar

After this , we went to Bati Chokha Restaurant, Which is unique in its own and is completely built on the theme of the village, Here we order special thali which contain 2 baati, daal, rice, sauce, salad and kheer in 195 rs. In Banaras you can also enjoy differnt South Indian dishes.

Photo of Dev Deepawali-Banaras full of reverence and devotion by krishna kumar
Photo of Dev Deepawali-Banaras full of reverence and devotion by krishna kumar
Photo of Dev Deepawali-Banaras full of reverence and devotion by krishna kumar

After taking lunch we visit another famous Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple, Now our trip comes to end, and we leaving varanasi by train at night.

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