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Ganga: In Search of the Source

Price : $22.00
ISBN # : 9788129108838
Author : Mireille Josephine Guezennec by Harish
pages: 124
Edition : Paperback
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Rupa & Co.
Published : 2007

Since the dawn of humanity, Ganges Ganga the sacred river of India, born in the higher Himalayan realms, has inspired the imagination of mankind. In this book, the author invites us on an initiatory voyage to the sources of the revered river at Gaumukh, passing through the principal holy cities of Uttaranchal (Haridwar, Rishikesh, Gangotri, Badrinath) and following the prestigious junctions where the powerful affluent mix with the venerated river. A crowned path in the Garhwal Himalayas, seized within a cosmic time of myths and mythology, symbols of an eminent age that form the plinth of a modern India.

This book is a metaphorical voyage where words lend to images in an enchanting presentation of these high recesses of reverence and spiritual fervour. It is an invitation to a journey on the banks of Ganga in the Himalayas, where, since time immemorial, the mystical rites of water and fire are celebrated each day. Mireille-Jos phine Gu zennec shares with us her enthusiastic joy of a poetic and mythical meeting with the mystical river.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Wednesday 31 October, 2007.
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