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Child of the Ganges

a tale of the Judson Mission.

by Robert Nicholas Barrett

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by F. H. Revell in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judson, Adoniram, 1788-1850.,
  • Missions -- India.,
  • Baptists -- Missions.,
  • Missionary stories.,
  • India -- Religion.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination355 p.
    Number of Pages355
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22863531M
    OCLC/WorldCa6794779

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      Great religious merits accrue from the Ganges bath on Manvantarā tithi, Yugādyā, Śuklā seventh day of the month of Māgha, Bhīsmāstamī day, Aśokāstamī day, and Śrī Rāma Navamī day. Again double the merits than those of the above arise from bathing in the Ganges . “This stunningly original, beautifully crafted book is the best history of the Ganges that currently exists. At once a work of 'deep' history, of intellectual and cultural history, and of religious studies, it is informed by Sen’s own extensive travels along the course of the river, which give the narrative a sense of immediacy and engagement.

      The river Ganges flows 2, km from the Himalayan mountains in the northern part of India to the Bay of Bengal in the Eastern part of India and Bangladesh. As I belong to a Hindu family and since childhood, I’ve been hearing about the purity and the holiness of the river Ganges, so, it intrigued me to know more about it. Books Saving the Ganges. And when I was a child in London, they said that if you fell in the Thames, you would have to have your stomach pumped because it was so poisonous. You weren't.


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