by Sanjana 25 Jan 2016, 23:33 ADVERTISEMENT
For Hindus, Varanasi or Benares, is one of the holiest cities located on the Ganges River in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It is the most sacred out of seven sacred cities in Hinduism and Jainism. Varanasi is the oldest city in India, and is the place where death brings salvation. The ghats, and the evening aarti is said to ignite the spiritual being in everyone.