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Unformatted text preview: people bath in the water of the Ganges River even though dead people float in the water and dead peoples ashes are thrown into it Badrinath holy city- go to temple- talk with the chief priest about doing a ceremony with the ashes (special blessing)- a memorial ceremony would be done the next day- performance of the ritual were important, the words you say, the actions you partake in- very casual in a sense (people were going in and out of the place where the ritual was going on and no one seemed to care)- the holy city is very quite- no heat or electricity in the town, the rain has the stuck in the city, land slides mass rain pours etc., roads had been washed out, they are stuck in the village, bubba wants 2 eat, gay guy thinks he's straight Gangotri- the Ganges River source they are trying to find a pure place to perform the ritual...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2010 for the course RELIGION RE101 taught by Professor Alialbargouthi during the Winter '10 term at Wilfred Laurier University .
- Winter '10