Hindu Ocean Bath

January 22, 2011

Bathing Hindu Pilgrim Ocean Beach - Gokarna, Karnataka, India - Daily Travel Photos
(Gokarna, Karnataka, India)
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A Hindu man takes a cleansing dip in the Arabian Sea (ARCHIVED PHOTO on the weekends - originally photographed 2009/03/02).

The Varanasi of the south, Gokarna is a pilgrimage site for Hindu devotees, many of whom take the dangerous risk of bathing in a sea known to have drowned many previous devotees.

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Indian Hindu Devotee Ocean Swim - Gokarna, Karnataka, India - Daily Travel Photos
(Gokarna, Karnataka, India)
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A Hindu man after his cleansing ocean dip (ARCHIVED PHOTO on the weekends - originally photographed 2009/03/02).

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1 Comment - Hindu Ocean Bath

1) Magda @DestinationWorld -

I love those photo, especially the first one. The simplicity is amazing!

January 23, 2011