That minuscule moment

With the mighty river swirling and roaring all around, I felt insignificant — engulfed in her presence

At Talacauvery, in the thick forests, a small spring beckons devotees and tourists to soothe their senses and tired feet with the cool water. It was with deep wonderment that I experienced this spot in the Brahmagiri Hills, which births this magnificent river. The River, in India, is not just a flowing water body, but a Goddess, a symbol of beauty, purity and fertility, a nourisher of life, culture and civilisation.

The Cauvery originates, as a very small pond, in the steep hills of Coorg, in Karnataka, in the Western Ghats and then flows through the sands of Thalakkadu, taking a southerly direction, through the forests of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu districts of Erode, Karur, Tiruchi and Thanjavur districts and finally the coastal delta where she joins the sea, the Bay of Bengal...................Read more


Source: The Hindu

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