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Kashi may refer to:


  • Varanasi (also known as Kāśi), a holy city in India
    • Kashi Vishwanath Temple, a temple in the town
    • Kingdom of Kashi-Benares, a historical kingdom in the location of modern-day Varanasi, existing from 18th century–1947 CE
    • Kasi, a legendary city in the location of modern-day Varanasi
    • Kashi, a particular neighborhood in modern-day Varanasi. It is known for its older buildings and is colloquially called "Old Varanasi"
    • Kashi Vidyapeeth, a state university in Varanasi
  • Kashgar (pinyin transliteration), a city in the region of Xinjiang, China
  • Kashi, Hamadan, a village in Hamadan Province, Iran
  • Kashi, Hormozgan, a village in Hormozgan Province, Iran
  • Kashan, a city in the province of Isfahan, Iran




  • Kashani, often shortened to Kashi, a surname

Other uses[edit]

  • Japanese live oak
  • Kashi or Qashani, Persian tile work or mosaic (see also Zellige)
  • Kasha, roasted whole-grain buckwheat or buckwheat groats
  • Kashi (company), U.S. manufacturer of foods such as breakfast cereal, crackers, and cereal bars, owned by Kellogg Company
  • Kashi (ship), Japanese several ships have been named Kashi (樫 / 橿 / かし, "live oak")

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