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Who's who of sants and teachers that contributed to the intellectual traditions of Banaras, an ancient site of learning, from Ranjit Makkuni's Crossing project, 2000.

Throughout the centuries literature and cities have shared a special symbiotic relationship. Modern metropolitan cities carry the complexity and tension of modern life. The creativity they inspire bears a special genre of literature of discontent and tension conflict and existential angst. In comparison Kashi, the  ancient city of enlightenment, revels in a generative environment of traditional learning. As early as the 7th century B C, the sacred city became the focal point of increased intellectual and spiritual activity. And since then, has flourished as one of the greatest centers of traditional learning and of established theological and philosophical discourse.

From Makkuni, R., Khanna, M., 2002, "Banaras: The Crossing Project," Sacred World Foundation. 

Tulsidas
Vaishnav Saints
Theosophists
Shankaracharya
sages
Ravidas
Ramakrishna Paramhans
Parshavnath
Mirza Ghalib
Mark Twain
Kinarama
Kapila Muni
Gandhi
Hsuan Tsang
Gurunanak
Dayananda Saraswati
Dara Shikoh
Buddha
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