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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