Showing posts with label Indus River. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Indus River. Show all posts

Hinduism - Where Does The Indus River Traverse? How Has Its Hindu Religious Veneration Diminished Since The Creation Of Pakistan?


The Indus River originates in the high Himalayas and runs through Pakistan for the majority of its course.

The Indus is one of India's seven holy rivers, along with the Ganges, Yamuna, Godavari, Saraswati, Narmada, and Cauvery, however its importance has waned in recent years, particularly since Pakistan's establishment in 1947 made it unreachable to most Hindus.

Despite its decreasing religious importance, the Indus is significant historically, since several archeological sites from the Indus Valley civilization have been uncovered on its banks. 


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