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Ganga Dussehra 2019


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Upcoming Event: 12 June 2019
गंगा दशहरा (Ganga Dussehra) is avtarn day of Goddess Ganga from kamandal of Lord Brahma to the earth by king Bhagirath. Before avtarn on earth river Ganga was the part of haven.

गंगा दशहरा (Ganga Dussehra) is avtarn day of Goddess Ganga from kamandal of Lord Brahma to the earth by king Bhagirath. Before avtarn on earth river Ganga was the part of haven. On Ganga Dashahara devotees worship Goddess Ganga and take bath in Ganges, and perform dan-punya, fasting, bhajan and Ganga aarti.

Thousands of devotees take a holy dip in Allahabad, Garhmukteshwar, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Varanasi, Patna and Gangasagar. Ganga aarti is performed on Dasaswamedh Ghat Varanasi and Har Ki Pauri Haridwar. Devotees living near river Yamuna also take a snan in Mathura, Vrindavan, and Bateshwar. Devotees distribute drinks such as lassi, sharbat, shikanji; sweets like jalebi, malpua, kheer and fruit watermelon. Few places also celebrate kite flying on this day.


How to make the delicious recipes for Prasadi. Bhakti Bharat is also coming up with its new section called Bhog Prasad recipes which provides the sweetest recipes for the preparation of Prasadi. So, keep yourself updated with all our sections.

Related Name
Gangavataran - गंगावतरन

Information

Futures Dates
1 June 202020 June 20219 June 2022
Frequency
Yearly / Annual
Duration
One Day
Begins (Tithi)
Jyeshtha Shukla Dashami
Ends (Tithi)
Jyeshtha Shukla Dashami
Months
May / June
Reason
Maa Ganga Avtaran Day.
Celebrations
Bath in River Ganga, Fast, Bhajan/Kirtan, Dan-Punya, Ganga Aarti, Kite Flying, Mela, Drinks Lassi, Sharbat and Shikanji.
Imp Places
Allahabad, Garhmukteshwar, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Varanasi and Patna; Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, and West Bengal.
Past Dates
24 May 2018, 3 June 2017, 14 June 2016

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