Harish Chandra Ghat : Varanasi
Harish Chandra Ghat is one of the oldest Ghats of Varanasi. Harish Chandra Ghat is named after the legendary King Harish Chandra, who once worked on the cremation ground here for the firmness of truth and charity. It is believed that the gods rewarded them for their determination, charity and truth and returned them to their lost throne and their dead son. Harish Chandra Ghat is one of two cremation ghats (the second is Manikarnika Ghat) and it is known for some time as Manicharnika (original building land). Hindus who come from afar bring dead bodies of people near them to Harish Chandra Ghat for cremation. In Hindu mythology, it is believed that if a person is cremated at Harish Chandra Ghat, then the person gets salvation or "salvation". Harish Chandra Ghat was modernized somewhat in the second half of the 1980s, when an electric cremation house was opened here. Harishchandra Ghat, named after a legendary king, Satya Harishchandra, who had ever done cremation work in Kashi. Pilgrims visiting Pilgrim pilgrims visit each one of the pilgrims to know the story of how Brahmin Vishwamitra has asked Raja Harishchandra to get rituals worth Rajsuya Dakshina. In his generosity, Harishchandra gave Vishwamitra his complete empire and he was the master of all. After accepting, Vishwamitra pressed the king for Token Rajsuya Dakshina, but Harishchandra had nothing to give. Rather than breaking his word, Raja got relieved in Kashi, where he sold his wife and son in slavery and sold himself in bondage to work in the cremation ground to pay the fee. He did not see his loved ones again, as long as his wife, worn with difficulty, did not get cremation ground on the body of his son. He had died of a snake bite, and he did not even have a blanket to cover his body. Like the Bible's job, Harishchandra's trial proved to be the strength of his character, even in the worst case. Finally, God rewarded it and returned it to his throne and his son. Harishchandra Ghat is one of the two burning ghats of Benaras, the other is Manikarnika. In this part of the city, people believe that Harishchandra is the oldest Kashi cremation ground, and there is also Manikarnika in its purity. It is sometimes referred to as 'Manikarnika' etc., "Original Manikarnika" Brahmin of Tulsi Ghat and Asi's pundits will definitely make funeral here. The next major Ghat is Kedar, Kedar Khanda's anchor and Kedareshwar's house. Gender Like Asi, this is a busy ghat, but Panchatirth pilgrims do not stop here for bathing. Going down the river, they pass through the checkpoint, which is famous for a large tree, which boasts a vast array of stone serpents, which is the ancient serpent of ancient Kashi, with its stream and rhythm Famous, are certainly famous. With Nag Kagar, which is today called cork, in northern Kashi, this is the place where the serpents are still honored, especially during the rainy season of Shravan (July / August) on the festival of Nag Panchami . The quiet part of the River Front is given to the laundry work of the Dhobis, leaps in a rhythm on their stone slab. The part of the city they are now seeing is called Bengali Tola, which has been settled by the Bengali people, many of whom have come here for Kashivis, live in Kashi for one day. Here is the Mansarovar Ghat built in the Himalayas along with River Front, named after the holy tank Manasa; Narada Ghat, the name of the divine sage; Amareswara Temple, in the name of Lord Amarnath in Kashmir Himalaya; And finally, the name of the fourth Ghat is named after those fourteen gods and goddesses, whose temple is in the city above the ghat. It is believed that if a person is cremated at Harish Chandra Ghat, then the person gets salvation or "salvation". Harish Chandra Ghat was modernized in the late 1980s when an electric crematorium was opened here.