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Benares, the sacred city; sketches of Hindu life and religion

Author: E B Havell
Publisher: London, Glasgow, Dublin Bombay, Blackie & Son, 1905.
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Havell, E.B. (Ernest Binfield), 1861-1934.
Benares, the sacred city.
London, Glasgow, Dublin Bombay, Blackie & Son, 1905
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E B Havell
OCLC Number: 253131
Description: xiii, 226 pages front, illustrations (including plates) 23 cm
Contents: In the Vedic times.--
The Hindu epics.--Hero-worship.--The advent of Buddha. Sarnath and the latest discoveries. The Jains.--The rise of modern Hinduism.--In the city.--On the Ganges.--The ghâts. Asi Sangam to Nepâli ghât.--The ghâts. from Manikarnika to Barna Sangam.--The temples and sacred wells.--The Panch-tirth and the pilgrimage of the Panch-Kôsi road. The pilgrimage of the soul.--Remains of old Benares. A Hindu-Muhammadan riot. A weavers' colony.--Benares under British rule.
Responsibility: by E.B. Havell. With many illustrations.


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