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River of Love in an Age of Pollution: The Yamuna River of Northern India

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Celebrated as an aquatic form of divinity for thousands of years, the Yamuna is one of India’s most sacred rivers. A prominent feature of north Indian culture, the Yamuna is conceptualized as a goddess flowing with liquid love—yet today it is severely polluted, the victim of fast-paced industrial development. This fascinating and beautifully written book investigates the s ...more
Paperback, 296 pages
Published September 10th 2006 by University of California Press
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a very satisfying read
This book introduced me to the (growing) field of religious ecology. In general, I'm interested in the way that religions approach cognitive dissonance from within their own traditions, and this an area where that is happening more and more.
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