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Benares, the sacred city : sketches of Hindu life and religion / by E.B. Havell ; with many illustrations.

  • Havell, E. B. (Ernest Binfield), 1861-1934.
Date
1905
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Publication/Creation

London ; Glasgow ; Dublin ; Bombay : Blackie & Son, limited, 1905.

Physical description

xiii, 226 pages, illustrations (including plate) : frontispiece ; 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.

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  • English


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