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Benares: The Sacred City of the Hindus
By M. A. Sherring
Delhi: Book Faith India, 2000 , pp. 283 + xxiv
The antiquated spelling of Banaras (Varanasi) indicates this as a reprint. The author was a missionary scholar of an earlier generation who provides a deep look at the Hindu traditions of the sacred city of the Hindus. Insightful into missionary attitudes of a century and a half ago as well as into Hindu rituals and practices.