The city known as Varanasi, Banaras or Kashi is the most sacred place for Hindus. Kashi or Varanasi is the city of knowledge, wisdom and spirituality. Varanasi is considered as the center of the Universe it is believed that at the time of Pralaya (dissolution) everything come to an endat the center. So in Indian religion and mythology Varanasi is the most important place. Situated at the bank of the holy river Maa Ganga. This sacred city of Lord Shiva is also called as Kashi,Varanasi,Avimukt-keshetra and Mahasahmashaan. It is called Kashi because the city is enlightened with the light of knowledge.(kashate Prakashate Gyanjyotiriti Kashi. काशते प्रकाशते ज्ञानज्योतरीति काशी). It is Called Varanasi because it is situated between the two rivers named Varuna and Assi.(वरुणा अस्सि तयोर्मध्ये वाराणसी).