Every year, northern India is flooded with men and women in saffron clothes walking through the streets carrying pots suspended on a stick, reports the BBC on August 9, 2018.
“For thousands of years the human mind has believed that by going to a holy pool, to a river or to a pond, all will be good. You want to find cheap ways to get rid of all that you have been doing, you don’t want to take its responsibility on yourself,” states Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.
About an extraordinary journey that was made possible by the largest silver objects ever produced. Explained by Neil MacGregor, former director of the British Museum.
In an unexpected turn of events, India’s Supreme Court has ruled that the Ganges and Yamuna rivers are not ‘living entities’, revoking a recent decision by a High Court in Uttarakhand that they are.
Whanganui River in NZ, Ganges and Yamuna in India have been granted legal status of a person, writes Bhagawati.
“The final thing to be understood about the tirtha is the value of symbolic acts,” explains Osho. From ‘Hidden Mysteries’, Ch 2, Part 8 of 9.
“Hindus and Jainas have separate keys; the former work with water, the latter with fire,” states Osho. From ‘Hidden Mysteries’, Ch 2, Part 5 of 9.
Called the Holy Ganges, Mother Ganges, Sacred Ganges, this river is the spiritual lifeline of eternal India.
Damini shares this peace chant from her new film, ‘Hindu Wanderings in Sacred India’, and her insight about the recent dramatic events in Uttarakhand.
A spectacular display of two realities … one shows the politician’s attitude, the other the heroic rescuers – both military and civilians.
As many of our readers know, Prabhavati Dwabha lives near Rishikesh above the Laxman Jhula bridge, where she built and runs an orphanage and the organic restaurant Ramana’s Garden, overlooking the river Ganges, many feet above the water level.