The Kashi Yatra: Holy Places to Visit in India

Kashi is a popular city of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. Considered as the holiest of Indian cities, Kashi is a city with temples and a popular tourist place of Varanasi, India.

Holy Places in Varanasi - Kashi Ghat
Holy Places in Varanasi – Kashi Ghat

The ancient scriptures of the Hindus always direct one to visit this city once in life to gain the essence of being close to the most powerful beings in the cosmos. If you have ever watched the saints and the sages on the banks of the river Ganges perform the evening aarti with the huge multi-tiered lamps amidst the claps and chants of thousands of devotees or enjoyed a calm breathtaking ride to the sangam a confluence of three sacred rivers, that is just a bus ride away from Kashi, you clearly understand the feeling.

The experience won’t just give you goosebumps, but there’s something in the atmosphere that affects you.

The serenity, the purity of nature, the simplicity of the people, the faith with which they visit the holy city will definitely make you rethink Life.

Kashi Vishwanath Yatra

Kashi is a small city with a distinct culture of its own. If you have heard of the phrase ‘unity in diversity’, you will get to witness it during your Kashi Vishwanath yatra. People from all walks of life, belonging to various stratas of the society visit the holy city and acknowledge the realization that they are all one. This city will offer you a juxtaposition of Life and Death on the two banks of ganges and it might baffle you with the idea that these two ultimate truths of human existence, run parallel to each other.

Kashi Vishwanath Temple Varanasi
Kashi Vishwanath Temple Varanasi

The contemporary world and its lifestyle has made us egotistical and egoistical.

We are so hidden in our cocoon of self-love that we forget that our existence depends on our relationship with the world around us. Kashi, considered as the holiest of the seven cities mentioned in the scriptures, is also the city of lights; and many believe that it enlightens our souls and relieves us of our darkness and insecurities.

Kashi Tirth Yatra

The numerous ghats or river banks, can be traversed through boat rides that make for a beautiful trip of the city. The old architectures, the old world charm, the picturesque temples, and the holy shrines are quite a delight for anyone who wants a trip to relax and rejuvenate one’s senses.

Our essential ideas of holidays with families and friends may be ones that involve partying, drinking, jumping off a cliff, but if you did all of that and realized that your holidays did not refresh you, didn’t boost your morale and doesn’t motivate you towards life; then Kashi Yatra is worth trying.

Kashi Tirth Yatra Ghat

The exotic East may hold many mysteries and not everyone may be up for the adventurous sojourn, but Kashi is every sojourner’s paradise worth living in or at least, visiting.

Gift yourself the time, scope and ambiance to reconnect with your core. Kashi, is the city that can help you do that and you will feel the change take effect as you enter it.

Your Kashi Yatra must include visiting the 7 most famous temples of Varanasi.

Top 7 Places to Visit in Varanasi

  1. Kashi Vishwanath Temple
  2. Kalbhairav Temple
  3. Kedar Ghat
  4. Vishalakshi Temple
  5. Tulsi Manas Mandir
  6. New Kashi Vishwanath Temple in BHU Campus
  7. Durga Kund
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