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Yamuna Aarti, Keshi Ghat, Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh
October 7, 2012

Keshi Ghat was part of mansions constructed along the Yamuna river in the early 17th century by the Raja and Rani of Bharatpur. These palaces followed a tradition of royal investment and patronage in Vrindavan that took place soon after the locale was "rediscovered" by Chaitanya Mahabrabhu, a Bengali saint, who came to this unoccupied area to identify the places where the Hindu Lord Krishna lived, played and accomplished great feats 5000 years ago. (more...)

tags: Environment, Water Security, Rituals, Mughal Empire, Historic Delhi, Culture and Religion, Religious movements/communities

location: Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh, India

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