Cleaning the River Ganges (Ganga)

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September 11th, Amritapuri: Amma has presented a cheque for the equivalent of $15 million (£9.73 million) for the construction of toilets in the poorest villages surrounding the Ganga River, as part of the Clean India and Clean Ganga projects.  A … Continued

Kusha grass

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The Ecology Centre at Amritapuri sells many special products, among them Kusa (or Kusha) grass mats, which are said to be conducive to meditation.  Kusha may be the origin of the English ‘cushion’! The sanctity of dharba, also known as … Continued