The Ganges in Myth and History
Motilal Banarsidass Publ., Jan 1, 2001 - Ganges River (India and Bangladesh) - 219 pages
No river has kindled Man`s imagination like the Ganges. From its icy origins high in the Himalayas, this sacred river flows through the holy cities and the great plains of northern India to the Bay of Bengal. In a country where the red heat of summer inspires prayer for the coming monsoon, the life-giving waters of the Ganges have assumed legendary powers in the form of the Hindu goddess Ganga, the source of creation and abundance. Pilgrims flock to her shores to cleanse and purify themselves, to cure ailments, and to die that much closer to paradise. Steven Darian writes of the human experience and the legendary myths that surround the Ganges. While collecting material for this book, Dr. Darian lived by the Ganges, explored her shores, and was a pilgrim to the Ganga Sagar festival at Sagar Island off Calcutta where the sacred river and the ocean merge.
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The Town of Badrinath beneath Nilakantha Peak
Vasudhara Falls Source of the Alakananda near Badrinath
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The Ice Cave at Gomukh Source of the Bhagirathi
The Waters of Creation
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The Transformation of Myth
The New Vision
Ganga Shiva and the Hindu Temple
The Image of Ganga in Indian Art
Shiva and the Sage Bhagiratha Mamallapuram
Men and Celestials Mamallapuram
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The Ganges in Bengal
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