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Our Team


Saurabh Rastogi

Founder/Marketing Head

A Delhite on paper but a Banarasi from birth & the heart, I am a marketing professional with a knack for creating visuals & stories. When not at Ghats, streets & my work desk I can be found amid mountains and wilderness.


Nishant Mishra


An Anesthesiologist but a self taught artist from Kashi(Varanasi), currently pursuing my career as both, as an artist and a doctor in Delhi. Mythology and Varanasi are core subject of my paintings. The heritage and legacy of Varanasi keeps inspiring me to find the hidden, less known facts.

Our Mission

Our Mission is to promote the local culture, art & stories among the youngsters. To connect one of the most ancient cities to the advanced world by creating a forefront platform.

Our Story

Our journey started in January 2018 with an Instagram account created to share short snippets from the daily life of Varanasi. As we continued to share the stories from Varanasi a lot more people joined us in no time. After listening to the problems that modern explorers and city dwellers face with respect to the knowledge available about Varanasi our website was launched as a solution. Since then we haven’t looked back and a lot many people like you have joined us as contributors.

Our Services

VaranasiGuru is a one-stop platform for all your needs related to the holy city of Varanasi. We provide comprehensive information on the history, culture, and traditions of Varanasi, as well as the best places to visit and things to do in the city.

Our team is dedicated to delivering accurate and up-to-date information about the city, along with practical advice for travelers and pilgrims. We also offer a range of services, including personalized itineraries, hotel bookings, and travel assistance.

In addition to providing practical information and services, VaranasiGuru is also committed to sharing the historical and religious importance of the city with our audience. We strive to educate and inspire both young and old about the rich history and spiritual significance of Varanasi.

Our team includes experts on the history, culture, and traditions of Varanasi, and we use our knowledge and experience to provide informative and engaging content on our website and social media platforms. We also offer guided tours and workshops to help visitors and locals alike learn more about the city and its significance.

At VaranasiGuru, we believe that understanding the past can help us better appreciate and preserve the cultural heritage of Varanasi for future generations.

At VaranasiGuru, we are also committed to supporting and empowering the local community in Varanasi. We work closely with small businesses, artisans, and other local organizations to promote sustainable tourism in the city.

We believe that tourism can be a powerful force for positive change, and we strive to promote responsible and sustainable practices in the industry. This includes supporting local businesses, promoting eco-friendly activities and accommodations, and working with the community to preserve the natural and cultural heritage of the city.

By supporting local businesses and promoting sustainable tourism, we aim to contribute to the economic development and well-being of the people of Varanasi. We are dedicated to creating a positive impact on the city and its residents, and we invite you to join us on this journey.

Our Contributors

Do you like to read, write or talk about Varanasi? Do you have a story you want to tell or a mystery to solve?

Come join us and help us in building the encyclopedia of Kashi!

Hrisha Rashmi

An aspiring feature writer and a final year literature student of…

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Nihal Kumar

"Sui Generis"
Helping my luck to get lucky.

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Shivani Singh

A passionate food lover and a freelance artist trying to expand…

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Vrutika Gohil

Architect. Researcher. Exploring: Cities, words and tales

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Nishant Mishra

An Anesthesiologist but a self taught artist from…

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