Ganga Aarti is a Spectacular Hindu Ritual that takes place on the Bank of River Ganga at Gandhi Ghat in Patna.
The Aarti is performed with 51 lamps, by a group of Priests, all draped in saffron robes, with their puja plates spread out before them.
The Aarti starts with the blowing of a conch shell and continues with the movement of incense sticks in elaborate patterns and circling of large burning lamps that create a bright hue against the darkened sky.
In order to have the best glimpse of Ganga Aarti, tourists should hire a Boat or view it from MV Ganga Vihar, the floating restaurant.
Venue: Gandhi Ghat (Near NIT Campus), Patna
Timings: 6 PM- 7PM on Saturday and Sunday
The Ganga Aarti was started in 2011 on the patterns of that in Varanasi and Haridwar and today it is one of the most spectacular events in Patna and attracts large numbers of Viewers including Locals as well as Tourists.