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The Resourceful Ganges River

Posted by feww on December 2, 2009

Image of the Day:

Day of the Dead on Holy Ganges River


“THE UNCARED FOR.”  A dead body floats on the banks of the Ganges as a devotee Hindu performs rituals in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, considered to be one of Hinduism’s holiest cities. Photo: K.R. Deepak. The Hindu. Image may be subject to copyright.

Will Religion and Ecology Ever Coincide?

Each year millions of tons of municipal sewage and industrial effluent are pumped in the Holy Ganges. In additions to millions of tons of municipal garbage, the uncared for bodies and remains of prayer materials and idols of Hindu goddess of valor, Durga, are also thrown into the holy river for good measure!

Let’s face it, what good is a river, especially one with holy water, if it didn’t cater for your daily needs?


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