Photo of the Day: Ganges congregation

A floating congregation of pilgrims watches the night ceremony on the Ganges in Varansi, India

A floating congregation of pilgrims watches the aarti (night ceremony) on the Ganges in Varansi, India.
What they are watching is a beautiful ritual with brass lamps, accompanied with chants and a multitude of people in attendance. It’s purpose to say goodnight to the ganges.