This system of ashramas is believed to be prevalent since the 5th century B.C.E. in Hindu society. it still stands as an important "pillar" of Hindu socio-religious tradition.
Dev Deepawali in Varanasi is a festival celebrated every year on the occasion of Kartik Poornima. At the occasion of Dev Diwali, all the ghats of River Ganga is lighted with thousands of diyas.
Varanasi, the worldâ€™s oldest city, is the eye of the Indic world. Its primary identity is â€˜Hindu Centralâ€™, the place to which every believing Hindu must make a pilgrimage at least once in lifetime..
The first form of Maa Durga is Shailputri (parvati), who was born to the King of Mountains. Maa Shailputri is the first manifestation of Maa Durga who is worshipped on the first day of Navaratri