Nearly all religions and cultures equate water with energy. Hindus revere water as liquid energy. The Shinto believe that water remembers and carries with it vibratory patterns of the sun's energy, the phases of the moon, and other patterns of nature. The energy accumulated by water running through mountain streams carries the memory of fresh pure air and light to creeks and rivers in the valleys below.

Rosita Arvigo, Nadine Epstein, Spiritual Bathing