Ritual by the Ganges

Category: Travel Portraits


Photo and caption by Kenny Wu

An Indian woman performing a ritual by the River Ganges in Varanasi, India. Water is considered to be a purifier and life-giver while the Ganges is one of the most sacred locations in Hinduism.

Location: Varanasi, India


More Travel Portraits Entries »

  1. Desert Man

    By Kathie Kopa

  2. Namaskar

    By Matthew Belmonte

  3. Lost in thoughts-reflections

    By mirza gaush beg

Take A Nat Geo Trip

Select a destination or trip type to find a trip:

See All Trips »

Join Nat Geo Travel's Communities

Subscribe to Nat Geo Traveler

  • 3050C_TRV_Banner_160x120.jpg

    Order Now

    Available in print and for iPad®! See destinations come alive with 360-degree photos, videos, and more!