Panchganga Ghat or Panchnad Teerth in Varanasi for salvation

Location of Panchgangaghat

The Ghats of Varanasi stretch over some 3 km along the west banks of the holy river Ganges and are beyond doubt the prime attractions of the city.

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Why the name Panchganga?

Panchganga literally translates to Panch and Ganga thereby meaning 5 Ganges.

One of five main ghats of Varanasi , it is the site where the 5 holy rivers, Ganga, Saraswati, Yamuna, Kirana and Dhutapapa , are said to meet beneath it.

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Best time to Visit Panchganga Ghat in Varanasi

Here, taking a dip during the month of Kartika (October to November) is considered to be particularly favorable.

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Belief about Panchganga Ghat

It is believed that a dip in the sacred waters of the holy river brings salvation, which leaves them free from all sins.

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Ambience of Panchganga Ghat in Varanasi

The Ghat is always crowded with pilgrims, salvation seekers and tourists. When you take a bath here and single with the crowd in the ghats, you will be amazed to know the immense belief people have for these customs and traditions, which have been celebrated for centuries.

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