Varanasi वाराणसी

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  • 4 syllables and 8 letters
  • pronounced as vArANasI
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) वाराणसी

Varanasi meaning: Evil Destroyer

Varanasi name meaning

Literal meaning of Varanasi:

Sanskrit name Varanasi is the name of a holy city which is located in North India. Varanasi is combined name of two rivers Varana and Asi.

Intended meaning of Varanasi:

Reference of Varanasi is found in the Mahabharata and Kavya, called after the names of two rivers, Varana (वरणा) and Asi (असि).
According to Jabal-Upnishad (जाबाल-उपनिषद्), Varanasi known as the holy city Benares because more properly written Banarasd found here.
Varanasi city is said to be the destroyer of all faults of motors and sensory organs. The person who comes to this city frees themselves from any evils.
Varanasi is one of the oldest and continuously inhabited cities of the world. Varanasi is also said to be the spiritual capital of Bharata.
It is one of the seven sacred cities in Hinduism and Jainism also. Varanasi also played an important role in the development of Buddhism.

Popularity of Varanasi

Varanasi is not used by many people as the name of children. In India, Varanasi name is used by less than 300 people as the name of their children.y

Varanasi is more the name of the city instead name of boy baby. It is the long name with spiritual importance.

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More about Varanasi

  • Varanasi is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh dating to the 11th century B.C.E. Regarded as the spiritual capital of India, the city draws pilgrims who bathe in the River Ganges’ sacred waters and perform funeral rites. Along its winding streets are some 2,000 temples, including Kashi Vishwanath, the “Golden Temple,” dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva.

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