Water linked traditions in the Early World

Life depends on water, but for thousands of years, it’s also played a role in many religions. The earliest known example of this is the Great Bath at Mohenjo Daro in the Indus Valley civilisation in Northern India and Pakistan. Nothing is known about the religion of these people but this impressive structure, which dates to the 3rd-millennium b.c.e, is believed to have been used for purification rituals.

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