Daily Archives: July 17, 2010


(Ed note: Sorry for the delay; of course, I’m in the US now. ) At Gomukh (elevation 11500 feet), a great and ancient Himalayan glacier melts (at a ferocious rate) at a glacial “snout” which is, traditionally, considered the spiritual source of the Ganges River. Because the Ganges it so holy (besides providing water to most of Northern India, it is also famous for carrying away dead bodies to paradise), Gomukh is a popular and […]

Gomukh: the sacred source of the Ganges