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Varanasi water sports

Title: Varanasi water sports
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Description: Dashashwamedh Ghat is one of the oldest, most astounding and important ghats that, located at the bank of the river Ganga very near to the old Vishwanath Temple in Kashi. The unvarnished meaning of the Dashashwamedh is the Ghat which means riverfront of the ten sacrificed horses; where dash meaning 10, ashwa meaning horses and medh meaning sacrifice. There are two old beliefs regarding the Ghat, the first one goes like this; Lord Brahma had created the Dashashwamedh Ghat in order to welcome The Divine Lord Shiva and the second one is that Lord Brahma had sacrificed ten horses in a yajna (prayer ceremony) here. The Dashashwamedh Ghat was reconstructed by the Bajirao Pesava I after it was taken down by the Mughals previously. It was later reconstructed by the Queen of the Indore, Ahilyabai Holkar in the year 1774, after again being brought down by the Mughals. The Ghat is very famous for the Agni Pooja which is held here daily in the evening by an assembly of the pandits who are devotees of Lord Shiva, River Ganges, Surya i.e, The Sun, Agni i.e, Fire and as well as the whole universe. Tourists and visitors can see the magnificent and colourful riverfront view. A group of pandits will always be seen performing religious ceremonies at this Ghat. It is great to see the real charm of this Ghat in the evening when The Ganga Aarti is performed here. This ghat has become the religious place for the devotees, followers and pilgrims for many many decades now and a great tourism place for tourists as well.