Varanasi the heart of Hinduism

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Varanasi the heart of Hinduism:
It is perhaps the ancient city of Varanasi that is often referred to as the cradle of the Hindu universe. This city is situated right on the banks of the holy river Ganges and is situated around 450 miles to the south of India’s capital Delhi. This city is also known as Banaras or Kashi which are two names that it was known in the city, whereas the Name Varanasi is a more modern one. This is one of the seven most revered cities in Hindu lore and one can find mention of this city even in the ancient Indian texts such as the Puranas. (more…)

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A blend of culture, religion and spiritualism in Varanasi

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A blend of culture, religion and spiritualism in Varanasi

Famous for its mysticism, spiritualism, and Hindu sites, the city of Varanasi is considered to be the oldest city of the world. More popularly known as Banaras, this city attracts thousands of visitors from all around the world. Its spiritualism is ideally reflected in its Ghats, ashrams, temples, and it’s numerous sects. A short tour of Varanasi will not only provide a glimpse of sacred Hinduism but also of Jainism and Buddhism. (more…)

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The pride and glory of India- Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

The summit of Mughal architecture was achieved with the construction of the Seventh Wonder of the World, Taj Mahal. It stands royally near River Yamuna, and is synonymous to romance, passion, devotion and love. Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan built this magnificent monument in memory of his wife who has been given the title of ‘Mumtaz Mahal’. Taj Mahal meaning ‘Crown Palace’ has been regarded by several international agencies as being the most sought after tourist destinations in the world. (more…)

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