RELIGION
07/23/2014 11:58 am ET

'Salvation House' Helps Sick, Elderly Hindus Greet Death In One Of India's Holiest Cities

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Munna Kuvar, 105, lies on a bed receiving comfort from her relatives as she waits to die in Varanasi, widely considered Hinduism's holiest city.

Hindus believe that dying here and having their ashes scattered in the Ganges allows their soul to escape a cycle of death and rebirth, attaining

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