From the Banks of the Ganges


“I am convinced that everything has come down to us from the banks of the Ganges, – astronomy, astrology, metempsychosis, etc.
It is very important to note that some 2,500 years ago at the least Pythagoras went from Samos to the Ganges to learn geometry…
But he would certainly not have undertaken such a strange journey had the reputation of the Brahmins’ science not been long established in Europe.”
(Voltaire – French Enlightenment writer, essayist, and philosopher, 1694-1778)

This was shot at sunset along the holy waters of the Ganges at Jatar ghat in Varanasi (Benaras), the oldest living city in the world.

Happy Navratri to everyone !

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One Response to “From the Banks of the Ganges”

  1. May I share something worth-knowing ??
    Yes, please visit the website ( ) and open the slides to know the  significance of Hinduism in the words of greatest western scholars —- like,
    Albert Einstein, Mark Twain , T. S. Eliot, Julius Robert Oppenheimer — father of Atomic bomb, George Bernard Shaw, H. G. Wells, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Voltaire , Friedrich Hegel, Werner Heisenberg so on and so forth !!

    It has already published in book form.
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    Yours truly,
    Salil Gewali

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