25/12/2011

INDIA FOLK ART AND CULTURE: GANGA MAI MOTHER GANGES RIVER WORSHIP in THE POPULAR RELIGION AND FOLK-LORE OF NORTHERN INDIA W. CROOKE, B.A 1896

GANGA MAI MOTHER GANGES RIVER WORSHIP

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THE POPULAR RELIGION  AND FOLK-LORE OF NORTHERN INDIA W. CROOKE, B.A 1896

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THE POPULAR RELIGION  AND FOLK-LORE OF NORTHERN INDIA
BY
W. CROOKE, B.A.
VOL. I.
A NEW EDITION, REVISED AND ILLUSTRATED
WESTMINSTER
ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE & CO.
2, Whitehall Gardens, S.W.
1896

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River-worship.

High on the lit  of benevolent deities of Northern India
are the great rivers, especially the Canges and the Jumna,
which are known respectively as Ganga Mai or " Mother
Canges " and Jumna ji or " Lady Jumna."

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