Sacred River: The Ganges of India ebook
by Ted Lewin
All rivers in India are sacred, and the Ganges most of all. Every year, more than one million Hindu pilgrims journey to Benares to renew themselves in its waters.
All rivers in India are sacred, and the Ganges most of all. Caldecott Honor medalist Ted Lewin joined the pilgrims at the river's edge for an experience he describes as one of the most unforgettable of his life. His luminous watercolors and simple.
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Published 1994 by Clarion Books in New York, NY. Written in English. p. (co. ; Number of pages.
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The Ganges (/ˈɡændʒiːz/ GAN-jeez), or Ganga (Hindustani: ), is a trans-boundary river of Asia which flows through India and Bangladesh. The 2,525 km (1,569 mi) river rises in the western Himalayas in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, and flows south and east through the Gangetic Plain of India and Bangladesh, eventually emptying into the Bay of Bengal.
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The Ganges is one of the world''s most revered rivers in the world, but also one of the dirtiest. This may sound like a paradox but consider that some of the pollution is from religious ceremonies. The river is still a lifeline for 500 million people. India is attempting to tackle the issue.