Varanasi is a sacred city in the north of the country, where Hindus, Jainists and Buddhists have made pilgrimages since ancient times. Ancient ceremonies, ritual baths in the Ganges are carried out in the streets, prayers are offered and things are humming. Diwali, the festival of lights, signifying the victory of light over darkness, is celebrated in autumn every year. Maha Shivratri is a festival celebrated in honor of Shiva. In a word, Varanasi is a center of the highest wisdom, a place, where the earth and spirituality inosculated.