Photograph of the Kamnath Temple at Baroda,
Gujarat from the Curzon Collection, taken by an unknown
photographer during the 1890s. The temple stood on the banks of the
Vishvamitri river and was the Hindu cremation ground for the city.
This is a general view of the temple and shows steps built into the
riverbank known as ghats. Water is regarded as a sacred agent of
purification in Hinduism and aft…