According to Matsyapuran, one of the Panch Mahatirthas of Kashi, this place situated on the banks of the Ganges is currently known as Dashashwamedh Ghat. It is believed that a person who is fond of traveling to all the pilgrimages of India, he gets the virtue of traveling to all the pilgrimages just by visiting this place i.e. Dashashwamedh Ghat. Dashashwamedh Ghat is the most popular for aarti. The Dashashwamedh Ghat Aarti which is an elaborate and vibrant ceremony is held every evening.