AustLit logo
My Birthplace single work   poetry   "The wet mouth of the morning"
Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 2018 My Birthplace
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Teesta Review : A Journal of Poetry vol. 1 no. 1 May 2018 25713770 2018 periodical issue poetry 'The faintest ink is better than the strongest memory, says a Chinese proverb. Rivers rice civilisation. Histories are scripted on the banks of the rivers. They flow in us. They make us move forward. Rivers hug currents of time. They play a significant part in the water cycle, acting as drainage channels for surface water. There is also great tolerance for rivers as entity. Throughout history, many people of faith have found spiritual energy on the riverside. According to Hindu belief, the seven sacred rivers are, the Ganga, Yamuna, Godavari,  Saraswati, Narmada, Sindhu and Kaveri. Water collected from these seven sacred rivers is put in the  pot, which is used during ritualistic worship. ‘Water from the seven sacred rivers has the ability to attract and transmit the  aura of seven superior deities. We believe or not, rivers are our mother( for some, father).' (Editorial) 2018
Last amended 25 Jan 2023 09:10:00
Subjects:
  • Ganges River,
    c
    India,
    c
    South Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
Newspapers:
    Powered by Trove
    X