Assi Ghat Varanasi Aarti Timings Details


Assi Ghat Varanasi Aarti Timings Details

The Assi Ghat is located at the confluence of the Rivers Assi and Ganga. It is famous for the large Shiva Lingam which is under a peepal tree. This has immense religious importance and it’s been mentioned in the Puranas and various legends.

Assi Ghat is the heart of Varanasi. The pleasant weather is enjoyed by Locals as well as, the tourists and it has the amazing view of the sunset and sunrise at the Ganga. The Ghat is a famous spot among the local youths to spend their time in the evening. Recently, the Ghat has started having Aarti in the morning which is a must watch if you want to experience the true Varanasi. Also,there is boat facility for the tourists to travel from Assi to Dashaswamedh Ghat in the evening, to see the famous Aarti conducted there every evening which is an experience like none other.

Ganga aarti takes place at 6.45 PM in the evening after the sunset for around 45 minutes at the Dashashwamedh ghat in the Varanasi. Devotees can come to see the Gange aarti one hour before to enjoy better.

This ceremony is conducted by a group of young saints dressed up with silky saffron and white robes conduct this ceremony. Each saint takes a specific spot in the Ghat and start the procedure by offering flowers to the river. The ritual includes many oil lamps like snake hood lamp which are waved during the Aarti. Conch shells are also blown during the ceremony. Peacock feather fans and Yak tail fans are also waved during the ceremony. In the priests end the ceremony a bowl of water is poured into the river. After which, the devotees let go of small oil lamps with flowers on a leaf to float on the Ganga.

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