Daily Archives: May 28, 2011

Varanasi: An Old City of India and an Enigma

The legend of the origin of ‘Banaras’ is narrated in the ‘Kashi Rahasya’ a work attributed to ‘Veda Vyas’, the compiler of the Vedas. It was founded at the request of seven ‘Rishia’ who approached Lord Vishnu and desired to … Continue reading

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