ghat

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stairway in India leading down to a landing on the water

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Overloaded with these impressions, shell-shocked and shaky, we left Varanasi behind us--though you can never really leave the burning ghats behind you.
Rajesh Jala's Children of the Pyre documents the life of children in the famed burning ghats of Varanasi.
The paintings depict the abundant riverside burning ghats among other subjects, and the seven accompanying essays and one artist interview explore themes of death and rebirth, holiness, and the use of color in Parekh's works and the city that inspired them.
Many people come to spend their last days here and cremations at the burning ghats go on day and night.