The festival of Ganga Dussehra is mainly a festival of charity. On this special day, things related to heat like sherbet, water and seasonal fruits etc. are donated. On this day one should take a bath in the Ganges and after bathing, aarti and special worship of Goddess Ganga is performed. It is also said that on this day Lord Shri Ram established Shivling in Rameshwaram. According to the Hindu calendar, Ganga Dussehra is celebrated on the tenth day of Shukla Paksha of Jyeshtha month. Bathing in the Ganges and doing charity on this important day gives many auspicious results.
Ganga Dussehra has special significance among those who believe in Sanatan Dharma. Ganga water is considered very important in our Hindu religion. It is used to purify things for performing any kind of ritual. According to the Hindu calendar, Ganga Dussehra is celebrated every year on the tenth day of Shukla Paksha of Jyeshtha month. It is believed that on this special day Mother Ganga descended on the earth. This year Ganga Dussehra is being celebrated on June 20, 2021. According to Hindu religion and texts, on this day i.e. Ganga Dussehra, one should bathe in the Ganges and after that one should do charity and charity accordingly. By doing this you get special results. It is to be noted that due to the corona epidemic, you should bathe by putting Gangajal in water at home and avoid going out, let’s know about the auspicious time, worship method and importance of Ganga Dussehra.
Ganga Dussehra auspicious time-
• Dashami date starts – June 19, 2021 at 06:50 pm
• Dashami Tithi Closing – June 20, 2021 will be at 04:25 pm.
Worship Mother Ganga by reciting this special mantra-
“Namo Bhagwate Dashpapaharaye Gangaye Narayanye Revtyye Shivaye Dakshaye Amritaye Vishwaroupinye Nandinye Te Namo Namah.”
Meaning – O Bhagwati, my salutations to Ganga, Narayani, Revathi, Shiva, Daksha, Amrita, Vishwaroupini, Nandini, the one who removes ten sins.
Ganga Dussehra worship method-
1~ On the special day of Ganga Dussehra, you should wake up before sunrise in the morning and do daily work and take a bath in the Ganges.
2~ Keep in mind that due to corona virus at this time it is difficult to reach the river Ganges. In such a situation, put a few drops of Ganga water in the water and take bath at home.
3~ Then at the time of sunrise, offer Arghya to the Sun with water obtained from Gangajal.
4~ After this chant the mantras of Ganga.
5~ Then after worshiping, donate to the poor and needy brahmins according to you.
By doing all this, Maa Ganga will be pleased and your wishes will be fulfilled. Significance of Ganga Dussehra has a special significance according to Hinduism. People who have faith in Hinduism celebrate Ganga Jayanti with great joy on this day. It is believed that on this day Mother Ganga descended from heaven and came to earth. Since then, the custom of worshiping Mother Ganga started in Hinduism. It is believed that bathing in the holy river on the day of Ganga Dussehra and doing charity and charity gives equal results to the fruits of many great sacrifices. There is a tradition of donating sattu, matka and hand fan on this day. By doing this one gets the desired result.