Where does an Indian go after death ? No, he does not go to paradise like the Westerners, but he performs the Moksha, a Hindu concept of deliverance from the trials and tribulations of life. It is when he abandons all materialistic pleasures and becomes one with his divine consciousness.
Although true liberation can be achieved during life, it is believed that in finding Moksha during the deathbed the soul of the Hindu is forever free from the cycle of life and death that karma drives.
There are several ways to go through this process. It is very common to dive into the Ganges to wash away the sins, but in cities like Varanasi, countless devotees turn to the priests to reach Moksha, staying in inns like Mukti Bhavan.
Founded in 1908, Mukti Bhawan is a well-known place in the city and receives visitors annually. The quaint 12-room house is managed by Bhairav Nath Shukla in charge , 44 years ago,with praying for the salvation of these souls. Learn a little of this curious scenario:
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