...the Ganga is more than a river. She is the Holy Mother. She is Ganga Ma.
Aghor Medicine: Pollution, Death, and Healing in Northern India (3 February 2008, pg. 39)
Pollution in the Ganga is like oil in water.Ronald Barrett
In discussing the unlimited grace of the Ganga, Eck cites a common Indian saying that “no child is too dirty to be embraced by its mother”. Indeed mother Ganga embraces everyone and everything that is put into her (or that she enters).Ronald Barrett