"A godman sadhu bathing in the freezing waters of the Ganges! Gaumukh beyond Gangotri, source of river Ganga and abode of goddess Ganga, is one of the four of the Char Dham pilgrimage circuit in India. The river is called Bhagirathi at the source and gets the name Ganga from Devprayag onwards where it is joined by the Alaknanda. The origin of the holy river is at Gaumukh, set in the Gangotri Glacier, and is a 19 km trek from Gangotri. This footage is part of the professionally-shot stock footage archive of Wilderness Films India Ltd., the largest collection of imagery from South Asia. The Wilderness Films India collection comprises of thousands of hours of high quality broadcast imagery, mostly shot on HDCAM 1080i High Definition, HDV and Digital Betacam. Write to us for licensing this footage on a broadcast format, for use in your production! We pride ourselves in bringing the best of India and South Asia to the world... wfi @ vsnl.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.