VARANASI

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VARANASI

Varanasi also knows as Banaras, is regarded as the spiritual capital of India, a city in the North India state of Uttar Pradesh, from the very 11th century B.C. The city ties Hindu devotees that bathe in the Ganges River’s sacred waters and also perform funeral rites. Along the city's convolution streets are some 2,000 temples, that include the Kashi Vishwanath also known as the “Golden Temple

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Kashi Vishwanath Temple

Kashi Vishwanath Temple is one of the most famed Hindu temples devoted to Lord Shiva. The temple is situated on the bank of the holy river Ganga. The main deity is known by the name Vishvanatha or Vishveshvara which means The Ruler of The Universe. The temple is popularly called Kashi Vishvanath Temple, Vishwanath was the name of a preacher who jumped into a well with the Shivling when it was i

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Dashashwamedh Ghat

Dashashwamedh Ghat is one of the oldest, most astounding and important ghats that, located at the bank of the river Ganga very near to the old Vishwanath Temple in Kashi. The unvarnished meaning of the Dashashwamedh is the Ghat which means riverfront of the ten sacrificed horses; where dash meaning 10, ashwa meaning horses and medh meaning sacrifice. There are two old beliefs regarding the Ghat

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Manikarnika Ghat

Manikarnika Ghat is considered and said to be one of the holiest and oldest among all the other sacred riverfronts (Ghats), parallel to the river Ganga. It is believed that a dead human's soul finds salvation (moksha), on being cremated here. Hence the number of the elderly across the whole country seek to walk up to the Ghats shores and spend their last days intaking and memorising the glamour

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Ramnagar Fort

The Ramnagar Fort is a castle in Ramnagar in Varanasi itself. It is situated near the Ganga River on its eastern bank right opposite to the Tulsi Ghat. The structure was built in the Mughal pattern by Kahi Naresh Raja Balwant Singh. At present, the fort is not in a good structure yet it’s beautiful to be visited. It has been the house of Kashi Naresh since the very eighteenth century. The pre

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Dhamek Stupa

Dhamek Stupa which is also spelt as Dhamekh and Dhamekha is one of the most famous Buddhist stupas located in Sarnath. Originally it was built in the 249 BCE during the rule of King Ashoka of the Maurya Dynasty, this gigantic and outstanding structure has with time gone through many expansions and additions to the original structure. This solid cylindrical embody Stupa is constructed of red br

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Chaukhandi Stupa

Chaukhandi Stupa is one another important Buddhist stupa in Sarnath. Stupas have derived from burial dunes and serve as a shrine for a memento of Lord Buddha. The Chaukhandi Stupa is believed to have originally constructed as a terraced temple during the Gupta period between the 4th and 6th centuries to mark the place where Lord Buddha and his first disciples met while travelling from Bodh Gaya

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Sarnath Temple

Sarnath Temple is situated in the north India state. Sarnath Temple is considered as a sacred place where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon to his five disciples when he was preaching about the middle path for attaining Nirvana. Realizing such divinity of the place, the great ruler Ashoka took up the responsibility to construct some of the finest gravestones and traditions in the 3rd centu

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Assi Ghat

As per the ancient history, it is said that the Goddess Durga a companion of Lord Shiva had thrown her sword in the river, known as the Assi River after killing the demon that was known as Shumbha-Nishumbha. That is why the place has been named as Assi Ghat as it is located at the conjunction of the River Ganga and the Assi River. Assi Ghat is described in the Kashi Khand as Assi i.e, Saimbeda Tir

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History of BHU Banaras Hindu University

Banaras Hindu University aka BHU, erstwhile Central Hindu College, is a public central university in Varanasi. It was established and founded in 1916 by Madan Mohan Malaviya. With more than 30,000 students residing in the campus, it holds the title of the largest residential university in Asia. The university's main campus is spread over 1,300 acres and was built on the land donated by Kashi Na

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Mohalla Assi

Mohalla Assi the neighbourhood of the Assi Ghat is a 2018 Indian Bollywood caustic comedy film that is starring Sunny Deol and is directed by Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi. The film is basically based on Dr. Kashi Nath Singh’s popular Hindi novel Kashi ka Assi, a banter on the marketing of the crusade city, and fake gurus who decoy the foreign tourists. Assi Ghat is a ghat in Varanasi also (Ba

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Productive changes brought by Narendra Modi

Broadband internet connections in rural areas Narendra Modi JiNarendraime Minister has taken the initiative and provided the rural areas with the internet connection, making it easier for the locality to perform the basic chores. Cleanliness of the city After he got elected he took the great step towards cleanliness. Made sure the streets were clean and trash cans were placed everywhere. 6

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Exciting things to do in Varanasi

Sail along the Ganga- A private 3-hour River Ganga cruise at sunrise in Varanasi is never a bad option. Sailing along the holy river as the sun rises and brightens the riverbanks. You can view the temples and Ghats, the riverside steps crowded with the early morning Hindu devotees. Watch the devotees bathe and worship the sun from the river. Take a trip to Sarnath If you’re looking for a

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Helicopter Joyrides

With Atventus Air you can experience a private ride in the helicopters which will leave you happy and contented. Get the iconic scenic view of the ghats from a height.

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the buddha circuit

What is Buddhist Circuit?

The sanctified place of Buddhism, where Lord Buddha was born and where they received education, preaching about 'knowledge' and 'Nirvana', those holy places are famed as Buddhist circuits. These are the spiritual houses or monasteries of the Buddhist religion. Religious temples and holy shrines, where followers of Buddhism themselves connect w

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