Jordan River bank where Jesus was Baptised!

Yardenit Baptismal Site – River bank where Jesus was Baptised!

It was around noon when we reached the holy site of Yardenit Baptismal, situated on the southern coast of the Sea of Galilee.

Almost two millennia ago a man named Jesus was baptized here by John the Baptist, one of the priests of that time, ministry of Jesus is said to have commenced then and there. The ceremony of Baptism, at that time, was more of purification of sins than what it means now. Much like washing away sins in the river Ganga.

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Pastoral beauty of Tiberias

It was late afternoon by the time we reached this small town of Tiberias situated on the western coast of the Sea of Galilee, in a region called Lower Galilee in Israel. Well the Sea is not really a sea but a lake. The sky was clear and sunny. Town maybe small but it has a huge relevance to the 3 major mono-theistic religions of the world.

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After a small welcome … Read the rest