मणिकर्णिका घाट, Manikarnika Ghat from the Series Spiritual Transmutation, Varanasi, western bank Middle Ganga River, Uttar Pradesh, India
Fine Art Photography Limited Edition of 4 Photography Prints + 2 Artist's Proof
Digital Photography image area approximately 17" H X 22" W printed with aqueous (water based) inks on Hahnemuhle Bamboo Paper, approximately 5" of paper margin around the image. This image is not framed.
The city of Varanasi is considered to be the oldest city in the world. For Hindu worshippers, Varanasi is a sacred pilgrimage site and Manikarnika Ghat one of the oldest and holiest grounds for funerary rites ritualized cremation. The soul of the deceased is believed to be purified through cremation, the soul is released to the divine, transfigured.