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Hindus seek forgiveness at Ganges & Yamuyna rivers

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http://www.brnow.org - ALLAHABAD, India – It’s hard to fathom that people from all over India and the world come to bathe where the Ganges and Yamuna meet. The confluence of the two rivers is muddy and gray, laden with diseases and parasites.



Yet, this spot is considered holy – or at least it is during the Kumbh Mela festival in the city of Allahabad.



Hindus believe that bathing in the water cleanses their sins.



According to Hindu myths, the gods and the demons once fought over the nectar of life, spilling s

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