A worship ritual at the bank of river Ganges, devoted to river Goddess Ganga.
Ganga Aarti is a special worship ritual devoted to river Goddess Ganga. A devotional song is sung praising Goddess Ganga. Fire is offered to the goddess via tall oil lamps. It is carried out at the banks of river Ganga at the holy cities like Haridwar, Rishikesh and Varanasi. Hundreds of devotees gather at the Ganga ghat while the priests perform the aarti. The devotees then float small diyas and flower in the river.