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If you are a Hindu, from the sun-scorched plains of India, and you desire — as all
good Hindus do — to perform the pilgrimage to the age-old shrines of Kedarnath
and Badri- nath, you must start on your pilgrimage from Hardwar and, in order ...
At Rudraprayag two rivers — the Mandakini coming down from Kedarnath, and
the Alaknanda from Badrinath— meet, and from here onwards the combined
waters of the two rivers are known to all Hindus as Ganga Mai, and to the rest of
After examining these approaches very carefully I crossed the bridge and
examined the Kedarnath pilgrim road for half a mile, and then the footpath on
which three nights previously my goat had been killed. Satisfied that the leopard
had not ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - CeiliOkeefe - LibraryThing
A classic tale from the northern edge of India set in 1925 and told with poetic simplicity by a very brave, humane and observant man. I first read this book as a teenager and have reread it many times ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Stbalbach - LibraryThing
Jim Corbett's second book, following his classic Man Eaters of Kummaon. In the first book, each chapter is a self-contained unit, concerning 1 tiger and Corbett's story how he hunted and killed it ... Read full review