3 edition of On the Ganga found in the catalog.
On the Ganga
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-221).
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||221 p. :|
|Number of Pages||221|
|LC Control Number||2009310310|
The book Ganga: A Scientific Study is based on an Integrated Research Programme carried out by 14 Universities located in the Ganga Basin sponsored and funded by the Envioronment Research Committee and The Ganga Project Directorate, Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India, New Delhi. The Ganga, one of World's major rivers, has been venerated as the holiest and is bound . A travel book that is an unusual mix of reportage and storytelling Along the Ganga is a vivid portrait not only of the mighty sacred river but also of a deeply traditional as well as a vibrantly modern India. pp. Seller Inventory # /5(72).
The Ganges (/ ˈ ɡ æ n dʒ iː z / GAN-jeez), or Ganga (Hindustani: [ˈɡəŋɡaː]), is a trans-boundary river of Asia which flows through India and Bangladesh. The 2, km (1, 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 Country: India, Bangladesh (as Padma). The Ganga is the most sacred river for the Hindus and is the lifeline of the millions of people living along its course. In fact, the Ganga basin is the most heavily populated river basin in the world. The Ganga, unfortunately, is also one of the five most polluted rivers in the world. The story given here is the story of how Ganga came to flow on this earth and some other beliefs surrounding it.
BOOK EXCERPT What (or who) is the Ganga? Bidisha Banerjee travelled the length of the river to write this book An excerpt from ‘Superhuman River: Stories of the Ganga’.Author: Bidisha Banerjee. Gyan Ganga | Book - Download Free or Order Free of Charge. Gyan Ganga book has been written by Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj. It is the gist of all the religious scriptures and gives succint summary of the scriptures which prove that Supreme God is Kabir. Gyan Ganga can be downloaded free from the publications page.
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The existence of people are intertwined with the existence of the holy river Ganga that flows by this city, is explored in these stories. People from all strata of society for some reason or another happen to come to Benaras and finally stay to live here, ultimately finding peace and the true meaning of existence/5.
The book explores the play of life as it unfolds in benares, the holy city to die in and so it is that to the ganga ghats in benares come rajahs and princes from bengal, beggars, katiawari merchants, courtesans, crooks, simpletons and charlatans- seeking meaning in life or redemption in death no less varied are the creatures of benares themselves, the gentle bramchari madhoba and his mohini, a female Cited by: 2.
“ Moonlight on the Ganga brings the sacred flow of the Ganga into the illuminating current of spiritual power within each of us.” —Lynn Andrews, bestselling author of the Medicine Woman book series and Writing Spirit: Finding Your Creative Soul/5(2). A wonderful thought provoking book about the river Ganga seen through a socio-ecological point of view.
The author journeys from Ganga's origin in Gaumukh, through the plains of Haridwar, Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi, and to Sagar Island where Ganga meets the Bay of Bengal/5.
From the Back of the Book Vintage Raja Rao. Paradigmatic and lovely as mother Ganges short stories have to be read at one go and then they weave themselves into a novel. Compelling ics TimesA delightful book comic and irreverent, more joyously implicated in this world than any other work by Raja Rao.
It sparklesTimes of IndiaThe contradiction and the brittle. The original illustrations of the Ganga book, hand-painted on silk, are inspired by the high classical style of the Ajanta caves and temples of Khajoraho.
Harish Johari has restored this classical art form in accordance with the Hindu canon. On the Banks of the Ganga: The Sojourn of Jews in Calcutta Hardcover – by Ezekiel N Musleah (Author)Author: Ezekiel N Musleah. Ganga book. Ganga book has been prepared on lines of ‘Danube Book’ when cleaning of European river was undertaken.
This book will have information mythological, socio-cultural, economic importance about river and suggestions to avoid pollution, like not dumping plastic in water body. Ganga is an adult pdf novel book by Samaresh Basu. BDeBooks made a pdf format copy of the book.
So you can download this book as the pdf file and also you can read this book online anytime, anywhere. The Ganga is the distilled lifeblood of the Hindu tradition, of its divinities, holy books, and enlightenment. As such, her worship does not require the usual rites of invocation (avahana) at the beginning and dismissal (visarjana) at the end, required in the worship of other en: Bhishma and Narmada.
Moonlight on the Ganga is much more than a travel memoir. This book unabashedly tells of the author's experiences while in India. However, in doing so it also intimately shares the author's path to personal and spiritual awareness.
The reader can't help but wonder what they'd see if they only trusted their intuition and the magic of the universe/5. Anuja Chandramouli’s new book ‘Ganga: The Constant Goddess’ explores the descent, the origin, the transformation and the persona of one of the mightiest rivers in the world.
Just like water (pun used), Ganga is also free-willed and vivacious. She cannot be bound by the chains of patriarchy or misogyny or sexual objectification/5. It was as if Ma Ganga were telling me, “If you want to write a book on travelling up the Ganges river into the Himalayas, you will need to stay longer, in Rishikesh, to get to know me better ” Author: Jerome Armstrong.
On the Banks of the Ganga analyzes the human predicaments that result from the accumulation and disposal of waste by tracing how citizens of India interpret the impact of wastewater flows on a. In its heft, breadth and grandness of vision, this book must be one of the mightiest tomes on the Ganga.
Over its pages, of which are dedicated to detailed endnotes, Sen portrays the story. The Birth of the Ganga will delight readers young and old alike for not only is it a wonderful story of good deeds leading to a just ending, but its 46 illustrations bring to life many of the Indian saints and gods whose names abound in Hindu scripture and history.
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Ezekiel N. Musleah. Christopher Pub. House, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. The Ganges has always been more than just an ordinary river.
For millions of Indians, she is also a goddess. According to popular belief, bathing in “Mother Ganga” dissolves all sins, drinking her waters cures illness, and dying on her banks ensures freedom from the cycle of death and rebirth.
Yet there remains a paradox: while Ganga is worshipped devotedly, she is also exploited without 5/5(1). THE GANGA SHIFT is about DNA-altering experimentation on humans, mainly outcasts in their early twenties.
Sounds super-interesting, right. The story is told in multiple points of viewtwo are from the main characters: Isabella and Chase/5. The answers come from Ganga's fantastical mythological beginnings and its very real and constrained present. Rather than simply repeating the origin myth of how Mother Ganga's torrential heavenly descent to earth was contained by Lord Shiva's matted hair, Hollick tells the longer, more nuanced "once upon a time" tale about imperial King Sagar/5(10).
Ganga Pooja. Pooja is offered to Maa Ganga on every day for attaining happiness, prosperity, salvation, peace and moksha. It purifies the souls of the devotees, absolve sins and turn them into good such that it helps in liberation of the souls of ancestors too. Book. Ganga Abhishek.
GANGA The divine beauty Ganga is a great river of India. She rises from the Himalayas, flows through the vast fertile plains of North India and pours into the Eastern seas. Great kingdoms arose on her banks.
Ganga is considered sacred and a bath in her waters is supposed to lead to salvation.5/5(2).R.V. Bengal Ganga delicious food With large windows on either side that allow diners to view the river banks, our Dining Room serves delicious delicacies from the hinterland of India and popular cuisines from around the world.
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