Banaras, City of Light
"In BANARAS, Diana Eck . . . has written a notable book about this greatest of Indian pilgrimage sites. . . . Her brilliant, comprehensive book seems likely to remain for a long time the definitive work on this great Indian city".--WASHINGTON POST. 61 photos. 7 maps.
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Review: Banaras: City of LightUser Review - Geoff - Goodreads
This is a great book and after reading it I had a better grasp of Hinduism. It is not light reading though. Read full review
Review: Banaras: City of LightUser Review - Chris Lemig - Goodreads
Not your standard bathroom reader to be sure. Dense, scholarly but suprisingly readable. Recommended to anyone traveling to Bararas (the holy city of the Hindus) in the near future. (Oh, I'm so witty!). Read full review