Mata Bhakti Priyananda, or Bhakti Priya, lives in a cave at Tapovan meadow (more than 13500 feet) near Gangotri Glacier, the origin of River Ganga. She is 51 and has a Master's Degree in Special Education from
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But what is she doing is doing in a cave faraway from civilization, friends and families. The article does not give a direct answer. Real quest for inner peace and search for truth often takes daring human beings to places where many are scared to go or only dream to go.
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