One of the most polluted rivers in the world is considered a Hindu Goddess. A River composed of trash, waste, and both cremated and non-cremated bodies is where thousands of Hindus bathe as they worship the sacred Hindu Goddess Ganga. 496 more words
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This is a brilliant documentary from Seeker Stories.
When Hindu Indians and Bangladeshis cremate their dead on the banks of the Ganges River, there are other rituals that take place to support the cremation: barbers shave heads and beards, firewood is brought in, and photographers document the dead bodies before they are burnt. 16 more words