"Banaras is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, and looks twice as old as all of them put together."

...Mark Twain (1897)

 

The name Banaras comprises of 2 Hindi words - 'Bana' meaning ready-made and 'Ras' meaning juice. Banaras is the place wherein the juices of life are readily waiting for the savvy to just come, drink and relish!

Here's a glimpse of a few...