Indian Festivals

Ganga Dussehra on 30 May 2023 (Tuesday)

In India, water bodies are always respected a lot. Ganga is regarded as an important source of water. Moreover, we worship them considering as an important deity. Goddess Ganga is regarded as one of the important goddess in India.

What is Ganga Dashera?


This is the auspicious day on which the river Ganges came from heaven to Jodhya Shukla Dashami on the earth in the constellation of the hand. Ganga Dashera holds significant importance. According to the methodology, it took several years for Rishi Bhagirath to take care of Goddess Ganga on earth. This is why, this festival is called as Ganga Dashera, which means the expanse of Ganga.

When To Celebrate Ganga Dashera-


Ganga Dasrah Devi is completely dedicated to the Ganga. Moreover, it falls on the tenth day of the bright half of the moon in the month of Jyeshtha according to the Dasamati date or the Hindu calendar. In Hindu religion, Ganga Dashera always holds a great importance. Ganga Dashwara Devi is the day the mother has attained. Gangajal is considered very sacred and used for all Hindu rituals. The Ganga river has a very high value for Indians, in the mythical, historical, religious and economically manner.

When does Ganga Dusshera come?


Ganga Dusshera is celebrated all across in the country but prominently this festival is celebrated very well in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal states.This festival starts only with the new moon. Moreover, it is celebrated for ten days i.e. and comes to an end on Shukla Dashmi. As per Gregorian calendar, it says that it corresponds to the month of May or June. Without Ganga, the culture of India would be considered incomplete. It is celestial river descending from heaven as well as it is the most sacred river in India. Taking a holy dip in the Ganges can take all your sins away leaving you pure and kind

Importance of Ganga Dashahara –

        To Get Rid of Your Sins –

Taking dip in the Ganges will take all your sins away from you. It helps to make your mind clear and calm. Most pilgrims always follow all the needed rituals in order to get the best results. It is needless to say that the holy river Ganges of Hindus holds a special place for the Indian.

        Ganga – Most Sacred River-

Ganga is more just a river. In India, it is regarded with respect as we give to our mothers. Ganga is considered as the most sacred and sacred river in India. This river is worshiped with the belief that Goddess Ganga can eradicate all the sins of mankind. Dashera comes from the name Das, which means ten and beat which wins the defeat.

        Importance Of Bathing In Ganga -

To get the positive results, you also need to follow proper rituals. Thus, it is believed that on this day bathing of the Ganga, chanting of food-vestry, chanting and fasting, 10 kinds of sins (3 types of kiosks, four types of speech and three types of mental) Get salvation This year, Ganga Dashahara falls on Wednesday, June 12th.

        Huge Crowd On Ghats-

India is a quite spiritual country believe deeply in religion. Ganga Dashwara is celebrated in major Ghats of India like Varanasi, Allahabad, Garh-Mukteshwar, Prayag, Haridwar and Rishikesh. On this day, huge crowd can be seen on the Ghats. Among the hundreds and thousands of pilgrims, the priests do the aarti of the Ganga. All can hear pilgrims and pundits have praised and singing the Goddess Ganga.


Worship Method Of Ganga Dashahara


Take bath in this auspicious river to make yourself free from the sins. On the day of Ganga Dussehra, one should bathe in the Ganges. While bathing, he should chant the ocean: Namay Unathai Narayanye Daswariyaai Gangaiya Namah. After this, take part in the Havan, while participating in the havan, OM Namah:


Narayanyay Daswariya Gangaaye Swaah must be mentioned. After that, Namo Bhagwati and Hridi Shree (Walk-work-Myaymiye) Hili Hili Mili Mili Ganga Maayi is awaited from the spell of Swaha by taking five sweet and flower flowers and bringing the Ganga on the ground and from where they came, the Himalayas Name - worship the mantra.


Oon Namah Shivaayai Naaraayanyai Dashaharaayai Gangaayai Svaaha Ka Jaap Jaroor Karen. Tatpashchaat Oon Namo Bhagavati Ain Hreen Shreen (Vaak-Kaam-Maayaamayi) Hili Hili Mili Mili Gange Maan Paavay Paavay Svaaha


Then donate 10 fruits, 10 lamps and 10 sets of sesame seeds - their gangaayai nama. Also add ghee and sattu and jaggery in the water body. If you are capable, then you can put Kachch, Fisheries and Mandukudi and worship them in the water. In addition, donate 10 sel sesame seeds, 10 pots of barley, 10 pans of wheat and 10 Brahmins. By doing so, all kinds of sins are destroyed and rare property is attained.