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Varanasi I, 1973
Oil on canvas
26 9/10 × 67 1/10 in
68.3 × 170.5 cm
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Christie's South Asian + Chinese
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_Are there not many places on this Earth?

Yet which one of them would equal in the balance one …

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_Are there not many places on this Earth?

Yet which one of them would equal in the balance one speck of Kashi's dust?

Are there not many rivers running to the sea?

Yet which of them is like the river of heaven in Kashi?

Are there not many fields of liberation on earth?

Yet not one equals the smallest part of the …

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[Christie's](http://www.christies.com/sales/south-asian-modern-contemporary-art-march-2013/)
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Signed, dated and titled 'Husain '73 / "VARANASI I" (on the reverse)
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About the work
Articles
Provenance
CSA
Christie's South Asian + Chinese
Follow

_Are there not many places on this Earth?

Yet which one of them would equal in the balance one …

Read more

_Are there not many places on this Earth?

Yet which one of them would equal in the balance one speck of Kashi's dust?

Are there not many rivers running to the sea?

Yet which of them is like the river of heaven in Kashi?

Are there not many fields of liberation on earth?

Yet not one equals the smallest part of the …

Read more
Image rights
[Christie's](http://www.christies.com/sales/south-asian-modern-contemporary-art-march-2013/)
Signature
Signed, dated and titled 'Husain '73 / "VARANASI I" (on the reverse)
Varanasi I, 1973
Oil on canvas
26 9/10 × 67 1/10 in
68.3 × 170.5 cm
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