Varanasi is also known as Kashi has been the eventual holy place for Hindu Community. Varanasi is also referred as the oldest living city of the world. Many experts called Varanasi as older city than history. As per Hindus believe, dying on the land of Varanasi would get deliverance and liberty from the phase of birth and revival. Ganga River in Varanasi is also whispered to have the power to clean away the offences of a human being.
It is the place where Sarnath and Buddha spoke their first lecture after illumination. Varanasi is a complete collection of Indian arts, knowledge, culture, philosophy, devotion to Gods, and crafts. Jains and many other communities are having their big pilgrimages in Varanasi. They believe Varanasi is the origin of Parsvanath.
Shaivism and Vaishnavism have existed in Varanasi melodiously. Huge amount of temples and big educational centers in Varanasi makes it different from other cities. The well-known ‘Theosophical Society’ of Annie Besant and Benares Hindu University of Shri Madan Mohan Malviya is established in Varanasi. Such university is also known as the biggest educational center of Asia. The ayurveda is also originated at this oldest city. The trade and business in Varanasi are also world-famous, particularly for the premium silks, silver and gold brocade. This oldest city is connected with encouragement of mysticism, spiritualism, Sanskrit, Hindi language and yoga. Varanasi is also known as the educational capital of India. It is the correct stage for all cultural performances to grow and because of such cause many big cultural institutes have opened their branches in Varanasi.
As an oldest city of the world people is coming to this place from around the world. Here people can enjoy the mysticism, spiritualism, Hinduism and Indian philosophy. Visitors can also visit the numerous temples, sects, Ghats and Ashrams. The communities such as Buddhism and Jainism are also famous in Varanasi, and their beautifully designed temples are also best places to visit. The Buddhist Stupas and Jain temples are available with a complete cultural collection of their community. The museum situated at Sarnath containing plenty of National emblems of India such as Ashok’s pillar.
Ghats of Varanasi are world-famous and could be the best place to spend memorable time of life. Some of the known ghats are described below where people can easily visit:
Dasaswamedh Ghat: This ghat is very old ghat of Varanasi. The word Dasaswamedh ghat means the pond of the 10 forgo horses. This ghat is the mainly immaculate ghat in all ghats of Varanasi.
Man Mandir Ghat: Man Mandir ghat is beautifully built in 18th century. The founder of this ghat was the Maharaja of Jaipur. Here people can enjoy the most attractive observatory equipped elaborate window casings.
Asi Ghat: situated at the flowing water of the River Ganga. It is the most blessed ghat of Varanasi. The local and other state or nation devotees take a bath in this Ghat prior to worshiping the big lingam. The lingam in this temple is situated under the peepal tree. Here people can visit to the Asi Sangameshwar temple.
Lalitha Ghat: this temple is situated in the northern area of Varanasi. It is popular for the Ganga Keshava shrine. This temple is located after the Manikarnika Ghat. It is devoted to the Lord Vishnu, and people can be worship the god after taking bath in the Ghat. One more wooden temple situated at this ghat is built in the classical Nepalese form.
Manikarnika Ghat: Manikarnika Ghat is the area where dead bodies are burnt. According to Hindu religion people who are burned here after the death goes straight to haven.
By Air: This oldest city of the world is properly linked and reachable to main Indian cities. The daily domestic flights are the easy source to reach Varanasi in few hours. The Indian Airlines allow people to visit the Varanasi from different corners of the world.
By Rail: the direct train from Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and other states of India’s help people to reach the destination easily. The two major railway stations such as Kashi Junction and Varanasi Junction are easily connected with major rails of India.
By Road: The flat and clean road of Varanasi highway allows people to travel through road as well. Public and private transport vehicles are available for Varanasi as it is properly connected with major cities of India.