Kashi – The City of Lord Shiva

Kashi also known as Varanasi, is a city on the banks of the river Ganga in Uttar Pradesh, India. it is the holiest of the seven sacred cities (Sapta Puri). The Sapta Puri are seven holy pilgrimage centres in India. They are – Ayodhya, Mathura, Haridwar, Kashi, Kanchipuram, Ujjain and Dwarka. The city’s religious importance continued to grow in the 8th century, when Adi Shankara established the worship of Shiva as an official … Continue reading Kashi – The City of Lord Shiva