Varanasi Down the Ages

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Kameshwar Nath Sukul, 1974 - Váránasi, India History - 332 pages
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Contents

Chapter Page 1 The Kingdom of Kasi and the City of Varanasi
1
ClaySealing of the Bahvricha Charana
10
Sarnath in the Gupta period
12
Trade and Commerce
28
Agriculture Crafts and Allied Art
39
Mir Rustam Ali
59
The sleeping openair apartments
61
Music and Dancing
68
Saints and Spiritual Giants of Varanasi
213
Fairs and Festivals
229
The Bharat Milap Fair at Nati Imli
242
A scene from the Ram Lila Celebrations
243
The Burhwa Mangal Festival line drawing
258
The Burhwa Mangal painting
258
Chhote Paramhansa
260
Eve of a Lunar Eclipse
261

Educational setup including Physical Culture
82
Development of religion at Varanasi
126
Varanasis Religious Setup
163
The Western facade of the Gyanvapi Mosque
180
The Gyanvapi area in 1665 A D
180
Religious and Monastic Institutions
205
The River Front
264
Varanasi in the Nineteenth Century
278
Maharaja Isvari Prasad Narain Singh
308
Gangadhar Shastri Manavalli CLE
309
The Varanasi Culture
320
Appendix
327

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