When This River In India Started Running Low, Ancient Secrets Emerged From The Water

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It’s not unusual to find a holy site in an Indian river. You may have heard of The Ganges, for instance, which is sacred to Hindus and is a site of frequent pilgrimage. Some waterways are less obvious in their importance, however. For hundreds of years, the River Shalmala was hiding a stunning secret. But after a long drought, what was once trapped below the current emerged in all its glory.