• Delhi Tourist Potentiality
    all over Bengal as well as from Bangladesh gather at Bolpur, 150 km west of Calcutta to sing devotional songs. Ganga Sagar Mela is celebrated at Sagar which is about 105km south of Calcutta where the river Hugli joins the sea. Vast numbers of Hindu pilgrims bathe in the holy...
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  • A Spiritual Journey
    exact. From there we drove to a city called Kasi. The city of Kasi is known for its sacred river. My guru had told me that in Hindu mythology if you bathe in the holy river of Ganges it will get rid of all your sins. We stayed the night there and we went to the sacred river and bathed early in the...
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  • Abcdefghijk
    CONTENTS * Amrita Sher-Gill * Personal Life * Career * Amrita Sher-Gill: Painting the Indian girls, the Indian Beauty * Works in Focus * Three Girls * Amrita’s Photo Gallery * Amrita Sher-Gill: a self-portrait in letters and writings * Legacy * The Tragic...
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  • Management
    in which he has been imprisoned for the past ten months. Did he know he was to become a regular visitor! Dehradun was a summer retreat for British officers, a picture-postcard hill station located in the verdant Doon valley within the Ganga and Yamuna rivers. The capital city of Uttarakhand...
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  • Disaster Management
    involved and how large the body of water is. ganges river The Ganges or Ganga, is a trans-boundary river of India and Bangladesh. The 2,525 km river rises in the western Himalayas in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, Length: 1,569 miles (2,525 km) Mouth: Bay of Bengal ganges collects large...
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  • Religions
    ; Hanuman, who is an ape; Surya Lord of sun; Ganga Ma, Goddess of river Ganges; Samundra, Lord of the sea; Indra, king of the Gods; Prithvi, Goddess of earth; Shakti, Goddess of strength. The second largest world religion. In Islam God is the owner of everything, from the heavens to the earth.  There...
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  • Kashmir Biography
    meadows, huge rock walls and gorges in its upper mountains. The path to the holy Amarnath cave passethrough this valley. The Kolohai and Sheshnag streams join at Pahalgam to form the Lidar river. 4.1 Mountains and their Passes Mountains have a special geographical importance to the State of Jammu and...
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  • Religious Education
    . Also known as Varanasi and Kashi, it is the city of Shiva, having over two thousand temples and over half a million idols, most of them dedicated to Shiva and his family. It is situated on the banks of the holy river Ganga. Mathura:- on the banks of Jamuna, near Agra, is the birth place of Krishna...
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  • Obscenity in Indian Film
    , then pressing, then whole bedroom. What effect will it have on the kids?” As a concluding rhetorical flourish, he equated Indian films with the very apex of spiritual and physical purity, the source of the river Ganga itself: 4 “Films are the Gangotri of our society. They are something holy. We...
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  • Environmental Pollution
    problem is only getting worse. A growing number of bodies of water in India are unfit for human use, and in the River Ganga, holy to the country's 82 percent Hindu majority, is dying slowly due to unchecked pollution.     New Delhi's body of water is little more than a flowing  garbage dump, with...
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  • Law245
    sandal paste is applied to the forehead, Vedic verses are chanted, and a few drops of milk, Ganga or other holy water are trickled into the mouth. After death, the body is laid in the home's entryway, with the head facing south, on a cot or the ground--reflecting a return to the lap of Mother Earth...
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  • Sakal
    for saving River Ganga (गंगा), Swami Nigamananda Saraswati died at | | | |around 2 pm on 13 June 2011 at the Jolly Grant Himalayan Institute Hospital, Dehradun. Swami | | | |Nigamananda, 34, had been fasting for 115...
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  • Tourism
    HISTORY OF TOURISM OF INDIA History Indian history dates back to 3000 BC. Excavations in Punjab and Gujarat reveal that the Indus Valley civilisation was a highly developed urban civilisation. In fact the two cities of Harappa and Mohenjodaro, situated on two sides of the river Ravi , are known...
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  • Sitting Bull
    leaders he soon took his followers to the pristine valleys of the Powder and Yellowstone rivers where buffalo and other game were abundant. He continually warned his followers that their survival as free Indians was depended upon the buffalo. During this time, Red Cloud of the Oglala subtribe was...
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  • Vasudev Kutumbakam
    of a river. They emphatically hold that like the root ‘gam’, meaning ‘to go’, from which developed the name of river Ganga, in the Rig-Veda ‘sara’ is another root from which developed several terms that denote a river or an entity that has river-like moving character. They quote as examples Sarayu...
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  • Essay
    sannidhim kuru In this water, I invoke the presence of holy waters from the rivers Ganga, Yamuna, Godavari, Saraswati, Narmada, Sindhu and Kaveri 6) BEFORE EATING Brahmaarpanam brahma havih brahmaagnau braahmanaa hutam brahmaiva tena gantavyam brahma karma samaadhinaa A process of...
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  • Essay
    of Indian learning and pilgrimage) would be wiped off the face of the earth. Hundreds of thousands of people would be killed; millions more along the banks of the holy Ganges (Ganga) would be directly affected. These "ifs" have not daunted the Dam Authority: the Soviet engineers have just proposed...
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  • Population Explosion in India
    about the water problem? In fact, 3 sides of the Indian subcontinent is surrounded by water. And there are several rivers, lakes, and other sources of water within the country as well. However the fact is that less than 3 percent of that water we see can be used for human consumption and industrial...
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  • Rivers of India
    , flows through the city of Kolkata. The other branch enters Bangladesh and is known as the Padma. There are many holy cities in the Ganga basin. Find their names. 3. The Brahmaputra basin: The Brahmaputra River rises in Tibet and enters India from the east. It flows through a narrow valley in...
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  • Exports
    Ganga river basin are located in Uttar Pradesh.The massive unplanned construction activity and illegal mining in and around the Ganga basin also pose danger to her banks and the pan. Every Indian feels proud in saying that he comes from the country where Holy Ganga flows. Dumping of sewerage from...
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