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It began with the colonization of the population was about 1,000 years before Christ.

"The city of Varanasi," located on the west side of the river Ganges. Originally titled "In Bed rest" is a city sacred to Buddhism and Hinduism. According to legend, the city of Varanasi was created by Shiva, when nearly five thousand years
Varanasi is a city located on the River Ganges in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, 320 kilometers (199 miles) southeast of Lucknow, the state capital. It is considered a sacred place for Hindus, Buddhists and Jains. It is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world and probably the oldest in India.
The Kashi Naresh (Maharaja of Kashi) is the leading cultural patron of Varanasi and an essential part of all religious celebrations. The culture of Varanasi is closely associated with the river Ganges and the river's religious importance. The city has been a cultural and religious center in northern India for thousands of years. The Benares Gharana form of Indian classical music developed in Varanasi, and many prominent Indian philosophers, poets, writers and musicians resided or reside in Varanasi, including Kabir, Ravidass Satguru, Swami Trailanga, Munshi Premchand, Jaishankar Prasad, Acharya Shukla, Ravi Shankar, Girija Devi, Hariprasad Chaurasia, and Bismillah Khan. Tulsidas wrote Ramacharitamanas here, and Gautama Buddha gave his first sermon at Sarnath near Varanasi (Kashi)
Varanasi is home to four universities: Banaras Hindu University, Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth, Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies and Sanskrit at the University Sampurnanand. Residents mainly speak Hindi and Bhojpuri Kashika, which is closely related to the Hindi language. People often refer to Varanasi as "the city of temples", "the holy city of India", "the religious capital of India", "City Lights" and "learning city" .

According to legend, the city was founded by the Hindu deity, Shiva, thousands of years, making it one of the most important pilgrimage sites of the country.It is also a general belief that the weapon is " The Trishool "of Lord Shiva. It is one of the seven sacred cities of Hindus. Many Hindu scriptures, including Rigveda, Skanda Purana, Ramayana, Mahabharata and the mention of the city.
Varanasi is generally believed that about several thousand years. Varanasi is a center of industry famous for its muslin and silk fabrics, perfumes, ivory works, and sculpture. During the time of Gautama Buddha (born circa 567 BCE), Varanasi was the capital of the kingdom of Kashi. The famous Chinese traveler Xuanzang, attested that the city was a center of religious and artistic activities, and which lasted for about 5 miles along the western shore of the river Ganges.

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