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Is this true that a person who dies in Kashi never gets reborn?

I heard that who are living in kashi, they never born after death in kashi, why they never born, is this speciality only for kashi (or) any other city it has, and why their life span of time move fast....
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What is the story and significance of the Dashashwamedh Ghat?

Dashashwamedh Ghat is one of the famous Ghats of river Ganga in Varanasi (Kashi). It is mentioned on the official site of Varanasi that Lord Brahma has performed ten horse sacrifices their. This is ...
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Reason behind Kashi Yatra in Indian Wedding

In Indian marriages, especially the South Indian Weddings, I have noticed the ritual of Kashi Yatra. This ritual involves persuading the groom to accept the girl for marriage and enter Grihastasramam....
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Why Lord Shiva likes Kashi?

Lord Shiva's favourite place is said to be the city of Kashi. But what are the reasons? Why Lord Mahadeva likes Kashi but not other places?