Bernier in Banaras: A Longer Stay


Bernier questioned the pandets of the city regarding their idolatry and was left dissatisfied by their answer. He also talked to them about the origin of the world and received the theories of yugas in answer.


Bernier, Francois. Travels in the Mogul Empire: A.D. 1656-1668. Tr. Archibald Constable. Westminster: Archibald Constable & Co., 1891.

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