Welcome to Varanasi (Banaras), Varanasi, also commonly known as Benares or Banaras and Kashi, is a district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is regarded as a holy city by Buddhists and Jains, and is the holiest place in the world in Hinduism (and center of earth in Hindu Cosmology).It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and probably the oldest of India.She loves music of different genres from Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey and the Beatles to Lata Mangeshkar and Kavita Krishnamurthy.Name : Neeti Mohan Date of Birth : November 17, 1979 Place Of Birth : Delhi, India Age : 36 years Height : 5'4" Approx Zodiac sign : Leo Occupation : Singer Father : Brijmohan Sharma Mother : Kusum mohan Siblings : Kriti Mohan, Shakti Mohan and Mukti Mohan Current City : Mumbai, India Neeti Mohan is seen judging "The Voice India" Season 2 which airs on &Tv.Shakti Mohan was seen as a Mentor in Star Plus' show Dance Plus which was produced by Frames Productions.
This temple was destroyed and the Mosque was constructed at that place during Mughal invasion in India.
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 centre in North India for several thousand years.
David Kinsley proposes that the Matrikas may be non-Aryan or at least non-Brahmanical (orthodox Hinduism), local village goddesses, who were being assimilated in the mainstream.
He cites two reasons for his assertion: their description in Mahabharata as dark in colour, speaking foreign languages and living in "peripheral areas" and their association with non-Brahmanical god Skanda and his father, Shiva, who though Vedic has non-Brahmanical attributes.