The City Of Nirvana
Glimpse|June 2019
The City Of Nirvana

Varanasi is one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities and is dripping in history and spirituality. It is one of the seven Hindu and Janist holy cities, or Sapta Puri, in India.

Chiityya V Pillai

Buddhism is said to have been founded in Varanasi as well and honestly, my trip was short but memorable as being a part of AFS I got to experience the most wonderful city Varanasi, a place that will greet you with chaos, colour and the feeling of stepping back in time.

As I stepped into Varanasi, a city of colour and magnitude. My feet were coloured with a new shade of Varanasi's culture every day, as I enriched my soul with a variety experiences and adventures. A yellow bus full of trepidation and 15 pairs of inquisitive eyes entered the gates of ‘Sunbeam School’. We were greeted with an air of warmth, in terms of both emotion and climate. We were given the heartiest welcome, decorated with garlands and accepted with more than welcoming arms.


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June 2019