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Ganga Dussehra Festival of Uttar Pradesh

  Topic » Dictionary of India » Indian Festivals
Post By : Rainrays At 2011-01-19 13:27:12

Name of Festival : Ganga Dussehra


Major Territory of Celebration
Ganga Dussehra is celebrated in Uttar Pradesh state of India


Time of celebration (Months)
Ganga Dussehra is come in the month of June or Jyeshta month.


Worship in Festival
People worship the Goddess Ganga in this Festival


About Festival
Ganga Dussehra or Ganga Dasara is a 10-day festival and dedicated to Goddess Ganga (Ganga River).10 days of this month are devoted to the worship of this holy river. Numerous ceremonies are organised on the occasion including pujas, prayers and other rituals. Ganga Dussehra is celebrated through out the India but special significance in Hindu community of Uttar Pradesh, Bengal ,Bihar where this river flows throw .It is mainly celebrated in holy places like Haridwar, Rishikesh, Varanasi, Prayag and Garh-Mukteswar.


History of the Ganga Dasara
According to Hindu mythology 'Gangavataran' or the descent of the Ganga (Ganges), happened at this time. Ganga, the eldest daughter of Himavan and Mena and sister of Parvathi was married to the gods in heaven but 'tapas' of Bhagiratha Ganga brought down to earth.The source of the Ganga is at Gaumukh.


Peoples to these places and Varanasi with its numerous ghats situated on the west bank of the Ganga, to touch the river water, bathe in it and take the river clay home to venerate.On this occasion in Haridwar, ‘Artis’ are performed at twilight and a large number of devotees meditate on riverbanks.


On this day devotees at the banks of the holy river early in the morning offer prayers and seek blessings but in the evening, special worshipping of the Ganga will be performe Ganga Arti with cultural programmes.


On occasion of Ganga Dussehra every year lakhs of devotees take a holy dip in Ganga river india to mark the occasion of Ganga Dussehra. People who cannot reach on Ganga banks on this day they bathe in some nearby river invoking Ganga by chanting her name and offering prayers to her.



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