|Banarasi Saree is the very popular craft of the northern India which is famous around the world. These sarees are popular from the time of Mughal Emperors. Its classic, ethnic and sleek look sets it apart from others. Banarasi sari in itself contains diverse styles like pure silk (katan), organza with zari work, georgette and shattir. This sari is a source of income for several people who are working in cottage industry around Varanasi encompassing Gorakhpur and Azamgarh. Benarsi sarees often depict scenes of villages, fairs, flowers, dancing monkeys and clouds. Also you can find temple and mosque designs.