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Festivals of Devi Ganga

  1. Ganga Saptami (Vaishakha Shukla Paksha Saptami)
  2. Ganga Dussehra (Jyaistha Shukla Paksha Dasami)


Ganga Saptami:

Devi Ganga Ganga Saptami or Jahnu Saptami is the day in which the release of river Ganga by Jahnu Muni is celebrated. Jahnu Muni drank the river Ganga when she inundated his sacrificial arena. Later on the Muni released the river from his right ear. Ganga therefore came to be known as Jahnavi, or the daughter of Jahnu Muni. Ganga Saptami falls on Vaishakha Shukla Paksha Saptami.

Refer to:
- Stotras of Devi Ganga


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Ganga Dussehra:

Devi Ganga Ganga Dussehra is the day in which the descent of river Ganga on earth is celebrated. Ganga Dussehra falls on Jyaistha Shukla Paksha Dasami.

Refer to:
- Stotras of Devi Ganga


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