Dusaswumedh Ghat. Benares
The stories of James Prinsep and Benares. The mint master, artist, scientist and engineer arrive in India in 1819. The ancient city had been waiting 5,000 or more years for someone to map it, James took on the job right after he finished the first census, being the first modern census of any city in Asia.
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Pilgrim's Map of Kashi
Kashi Varanasi, Cities Varanasi, Sacred Places, Holiest Cities, Pilgrims Maps, Maps Illustrations, Indian S C, Varanasi Maps, Inhabit Cities
Pilgrim’s Map of Kashi (Varanasi) (via zawelski)
"The temple-choked city of Varanasi (1) is the most sacred place in the world for hindus – comparable to what Jerusalem means for christians, or Mecca for muslims. It is located on the Ganges River in northern India, in the state of Uttar Pradesh. "
Hinduism’s Holiest City Varanasi- Autor anónimo
On the morning of the Maha shiva ratri festival in Varanasi, some 3000 naga (naked) sâdhus marched, and sometimes ran like here, from Shivala Ghat, by the holy Ganges river, to the most sacred Shiva temple of the oldest living city in the world, the Vishwanath mandir. T
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Running to Vishwanath, Varanasi. India 2007 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
The most important of the twelve Adityas is LolArka. "Because the Sun's heart trembled when he beheld KAshI, his name became LolArka, 'The Trembling Sun'"