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    Flanked By Beliefs And Ashes In The Ganges

    Thursday, December 10, 2009

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    Flanked By Beliefs And Ashes In The Ganges
    The foundation of faith and credence in India lies in their degree of connection and affection with the nature. The primary occupation of agriculture is highly based on the scanty precipitation and abundant rivers. Hence, a perpetual river like Ganges is believed to be far more sacred than the holy water by the Indian population since time immemorial. Along with its corporeal and practical significance, the Ganges is ethnically and religiously imperative for the inhabitants residing near the banks. The Hindus believe the Ganges to be a deity and the surrounding terrain witnesses the arrival of millions of people each dawn migrating to this part of the country to call upon the sacred names and wash away their peccadilloes. To achieve nirvana, as believed by the inhabitants of this country,  [...]

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    The City’s Temple- Angkor Wat

    Wednesday, December 9, 2009

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    The City’s Temple- Angkor Wat
    Angkor Wat is commonly known as the "City Temple". It is a huge temple structure which is located near Siem Reap at a distance of nearly 320 km from Cambodia, which is the capital of Phnom Penh country. The temple was been constructed in the twelve century. The construction was been ordered by the King of the glorious empire of Khmer. The temple was dedicated to a Hindu God. Angkor Wat was been constructed as a imperial temple. Later when the attackers took over the city, Angkor Wat was turned away as a part of forest. The temple remained a Buddhist temple as well as a pilgrimage site for many years. The Khmer architecture is best conserved in Angkor Wat. Due to its impressive design, Angkor wat became a part of the 7 Wonders of the World. Also the temple is seen on the national flag  [...]

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