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Bathing: Water, Health and Well-being

The second of two programmes examining the rituals of bathing. This week: cleansing the body and clearing the mind.. water, health and well-being.

Why do we bathe?

The second of two programmes examining the rituals of bathing. Last week: spiritual purification and supernatural waters.

Do you enjoy a hot bath or is water too precious where you live to bathe in? This week is about cleansing the body and clearing the mind… water, health and well-being.

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(Image: A Japanese woman takes a bath in a natural hot spring, in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. Credit: Getty Images)

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Mon 24 Jun 2013 15:32GMT

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