Ganga Sagar temple

Ramratan Das is high priest at the famous Ganga Sagar Kapilmuni temple where the Ganges meets the sea. While pointing out to sea, Ramratan tells us that the temple has been moved four times by the sea encroaching the land. Millions of pilgrims visit the temple especially in January for the annual mela festival to bathe in the holy river.

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Ramratan Das is high priest at the famous Ganga Sagar Kapilmuni temple where the Ganges meets the sea. While pointing out to sea, Ramratan tells us that the temple has been moved four times by the sea encroaching the land. Millions of pilgrims visit the temple especially in January for the annual mela festival to bathe in the holy river.
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