It is no surprise that there are many different dietary customs in Hinduism, just as there are many different forms of Hinduism.
Perhaps the most famous of all holy places is Varanasi, situated on the banks of the Ganges some 450 miles south of Delhi. It is also called Benares and Kashi. It may be one of the oldest cities in the world. There are many places of pilgrimage because there are many traditions in Hinduism.
An overview of the Hindu texts as well as access to their translation. The Vedas, or “Books of Knowledge,” are the foremost sacred texts in Hinduism. Hinduism relies on a rich oral tradition.