Gangotri glacier, which provides up to 70 percent of the water of the
…the prayer rituals carried out at the water's edge may not last forever -- or even another generation, according to scientists and meteorologists. The Himalayan source of Hinduism's holiest river, they say, is drying up.
"This may be the first place on Earth where global warming could hurt our very religion. We are becoming an endangered species of Hindus," said Veer Bhadra Mishra, an engineer and director of the Varanasi-based Sankat Mochan Foundation, an organization that advocates for the preservation of the
Ganges. "The melting glaciers are a terrible thing. We have to ask ourselves, who are the custodians of our culture if we can't even help our beloved Ganga?"
The article in Washington Post reiterates the fact which was brought out by WWF in March.
Apprehensions of a dying
And there is no collective effort on the part of Hindu organizations to protect
Hindu scriptures are full of indications about the pitfalls involved in excessive materialistic life. Global warming and greenhouse gases are the products of this excessive materialism. The dying