Reflections from the Ganges

Thomas Rogers spent four months in Varanasi, India, studying Hindi and Sanskrit and immersing himself in India’s most ancient and most distinctive culture. He observed Indian respect for life, talent for survival amid poverty, and skillful art as well as problematic treatment of women and children, and economic inequity. Rogers gained respect for individuals who strove to become their better selves and tells what their culture has to offer all of us. 

Published in BYU Studies Quarterly 24:2
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