Banaras: CITY OF LIGHT

Banaras: CITY OF LIGHT

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The sacred city of Banāras on the River Ganges is one of the oldest living cities in the world—as old as Jerusalem, Athens, and Peking. It is the place where Shiva, the Lord of All, is said to have made his permanent home since the dawn of creation. There are few cities in India as traditionally Hindu and as symbolic of the whole of Hindu culture as Banāras. In this eloquent, finely observed study, Diana Eck shows how the city over the centuries has become a… (more)

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Publisher: Knopf (June 05, 2013)

Format: EPUB

File size: 11.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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