The Ganges River is considered the most sacred river, it is also called the Jeevan Daiini River, there is a belief that no germs are ever produced in the holy Ganges water. Taking a bath in the holy Ganges river eliminates all sins of a person, hence it is also called Sin Nashini. On June 1, there is the festival of Ganga Dussehra, today we are going to give you information about the worship method of Ganga Dussehra and its details.
Why Ganga Dussehra is celebrated
In Hindu scriptures, the river Ganges has the status of mother, it is said that when the river Ganga descended from the Himalayas and descended on the earth, then on that day was the tenth day of Shuklapaksha of Jyeshtha month, that is why this day is known as Ganga Dussehra. Started being celebrated. Every year in the month of Jyeshtha, this festival is on 1 June this year, due to this day being a Monday, the importance of this festival has increased even more.
It is also mentioned in the scriptures that on the day Mother Ganga came to the earth, it was a very auspicious time, on that day being the tenth day of Shuklapaksha of Jyestha month, as well as Hasta Nakshatra, Vyapitapa Yoga, Gar Yoga, Anand Yoga, Moon in Virgo and Sun in Taurus were planets. It is said that a total of 10 auspicious yogas were made on that day, that is why anyone who takes a bath in the Ganges river on the day of Ganges Dussehra will be destroyed.
What is the auspicious time and method of worship
The festival of Ganga Dussehra is on June 1, the Dashami date of Ganga Dussehra will start from evening 05:36 on May 31 and the date will end on June 1 at 2:57 pm. Hast Nakshatra will start from 03:01 AM on June 1 and Hast Nakshatra will end at 01:03 AM on June 2.
On this auspicious day, one should bathe in the Ganges river, but if this is not possible, then take a bath with a little Ganga water in the bathing water at home. After bathing, duly worship the idol of Mother Ganga and after that remember King Bhagiratha and Himalaya Dev. Lord Shiva should also be worshiped because Lord Bholenath had worn the Ganges in his jatas.
What to do on Ganges Dussehra
Donating and doing charity on the day of Ganga Dussehra is considered very auspicious, it is said that donating a matka filled with water, sattu and hand fan on this day is said to have twice the auspicious results of worship performed on this day. Huh. While bathing on this day ‘Gange ch yamune chav godavari saraswati narmade sindhu kaveri jale asmin sannidhim kuru. Or chant ‘Om Namo Bhagwati Hiti Hali Mili Gange Maa Pavaye Pavaye Swaha’.