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Goddess Ganga Killed Her Newborn Sons by Drowning Them in a River. This Was the Reason for Her Cruelty
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Goddess Ganga Killed Her Newborn Sons by Drowning Them in a Ri...

Certain things in life are preordained or pre-decided, either due to our destiny or due to our karma. The story of Goddess Ganga killing her newborns is one such saga. It is also a story that illustrates the greatest human folly: the fact that we ... Daily Bhaskar, 1 month ago

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The land of divine union

mple holds significance because, according to Hindu mythology, it stands near the confluence of River Gomati and Garur Ganga, where Lord Shiva and Parvati got married, writes Somen Sengupta With a breathtaking 300-km-wide angle view of splendid ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 week ago

Gangamma jatara a big draw

Balancing turmeric-smeared steel pots brimming with water, milk and flowers and a lid consisting of a set of puja paraphernalia on their heads, women of Peda Jalaripeta headed towards the sea to offer prayers to goddess Ganga on Monday. Women ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago
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Narmada, the Giver of Pleasure

Of India's sacred rivers, she is the holiest.It is believed that even the Ganga comes in the form of a cow for a purifying bath in the Narmada, says Geetanjali Krishna.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com I've always thought of rivers as creatures with distinct personalities. Flowing voluptuously through the high altitude desert lands of Lahaul and Spiti, the Chandrabhaga, or Chenab, is a powerful jade goddess, untamed and wild. The Ganges, on the other hand, when it settles into a serene ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Days of large dams on Ganga over: Uma Bharti

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti has said the days of big dams on the Ganga, such as the Tehri dam, are over. She was speaking at a function held today under the aegis by the Uttranchal Devi Aapda Samiti and the Swami Vivekananand Health ...
 Chandigarh Tribune1 month ago
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The toxic waters of religion

Even as numerous steps are being taken towards cleaning the Ganga, Yamuna, and other rivers, researchers continue to suggest that various religious practices are responsible for polluting the holy waters on a much larger scale than toxic industrial ...
 DNA India1 month ago

Ganga is a marginal constituency in UP

VARANASI/ALLAHABAD/LUCKNOW, Nov. 23 -- Sumit Kumar has spent all his life by the Ganga but unlike millions of other Indians, the "jeevan-dayini" river isn't an article of faith for him. The 40-year-old is forced to bathe and wash clothes in the ...
 HT Syndication1 month ago
Hindustan Times

Politically incorrect: Saving the Ganga is nobody's business in UP

A man is deep in his 40-minute morning prayer ritual at the Assi Ghat in Varanasi. For millions of Indians, mostly upper-caste, the Ganga is an article of faith, a mother who is worshipped at least twice a day. (Burhaan Kinu / Hindustan Times) ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago

Ripple effect

An IIT graduate summarizes the plight of the Ganga after his recent 2,000km walk from Gangasagar to Uttar Pradesh In an alley flanked by homes built on elevated bases and open workshops leading to the Ganga river in Chandannagar, West Bengal, ...
 Livemint.com1 hour ago

The invisible cemeteries of Calcutta

If you look at old maps of Calcutta, you will find much that has changed. Many roads aren't how they used to be, buildings have vanished, ponds have been filled up, and what used to be open fields have become apartment blocks (Also, the city is now ...
 Quartz10 hours ago
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