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Hindu pilgrims bathing in the sacred well of their god Vishnu - N. bank of Ganges, Benares, India

Stereoscopic photograph looking into the tank
near the Manikarnika Ghat at Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, taken by
James Ricalton in c. 1903, from The Underwood Travel Library:
Stereoscopic Views of India. The Manikarnika kund (tank) which was
said to have been dug by Vishnu with his discus and filled with his
perspiration from the exertion of creating the world. There are
footprints of Vishnu set in …