Ganga Saptami 2017 | Ganga Jayanti (Jahnu Saptami)

Ganga Saptami 2017, Ganga Saptami 2017 date, when is Ganga Saptami in 2017. The date of Ganga Saptami in 2017…

Ganga Saptami or Ganga Jayanti, also known as Jahnu Saptami, is an auspicious day to worship Goddess Ganga (River Ganga). In 2017, Ganga Saptami or Ganga Jayanti date is May 2.

It is celebrated on Vaisakh Shukla Saptami, 7th day in bright fortnight in Baisakh month or Vaishakh month. The legend of Ganga Saptami or Ganga Jayanthi is mentioned in the Brahma Purana. On this day Goddess Ganga (Ganga River) descended on to the Earth in the Himalayas from her adobe.

In Haridwar, Rishikesh, Triveni Sangam in Allahabad, and all other holy places where River Ganga flows, special pujas are performed by devotees. Devotees float garlands across the river and worship Goddess Ganga with popular ‘Ganga Aarti’.

In 2015, Ganga Saptami or Ganga Jayanti date was April 25.

In 2014, Ganga Saptami or Ganga Jayanti date was May 6.

In 2013, Ganga Saptami or Ganga Jayanti date was May 17.

In 2012, Ganga Saptami or Ganga Jayanti date was April 28. It is to note that in 2012 Ganga Antya Pushkarams (Ganga Pushkarantya) were also held. Ganga Pushkaram comes once in twelve years of period.

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  1. ANCIENT GEOLOGIST says:

    During episode of rapid and intense warming that lasted less than 100,000 years. deep ocean currents were exceptionally warm. The polar regions were much warmer than today, rainy climates extended as far north as 45°.
    Destruction of life and dinosaurs on earth occurred was not linked to ONLY KT phenomenon but also simultaneous process of creation of Himalaya range. Saraswati, Originating from Himalayan SHIVALIK range area, draining to PUSHKAR to RANN OF KUTCH, though the course of the river change time to time with seismic activity. One of the tributary was MITHI from SINDH area. Other was KHARI from RAJASTHAN desert area and even SARASWATI of Sidhdhhpur PATAN was joining the main river drainage. RANN OF KUTCH is part of those river delta.

    1. Shivalik Hills: altitude varying between 900 to 2300 meters. the source of the rivers like Saraswati, Ghaggar, Tangri and Markanda.
    2. Ghaggar Yamuna Plain: Divided in 2 parts – the higher one is called ‘Bangar’ and the lower ‘Khadar’. This alluvium plain is made up of sand, clay, silt and hard calcareous balls like gravel known locally as kankar.
    3. Semi-desert sandy plain: This area includes the districts of Sirsa and parts of Hissar, Mahendergarh, Fatehbad, Bhiwani.
    4. Aravali hills: This is a dry irregular hilly.
    Many theories and researches have been put forward to explain HIMALAYA

    Himalaya was formed during this present Manvantar – seventh Manvantara – of Vaivasvata Manu.
    If the KT period has Passed 64.8Mn years (65 Mn), that is the Likely time event The Himalaya was created by collision of the Indo-Eurasian Plates. But Ganga was not existing, After a Long period of lack of Sun heat, cloudy dusty atmosphere Earth went to a deep freezing and after LONG LONG freezing periods vast glaciations were formed in whole of the Himalayan uplifting region. Kailash was the Higher than Everest-UMOLANGAM may not be existing at that time. But the destruction was Prevented by Shiva JATA – Kailash , Mansarowar. And safe GANGA AVTARAN PLANNED BY BHAGIRATH.

    BHAGIRATH made the river Ganga come to Earth. And took many generations before he succeeded to do so. The following figures may put some light on it. That was the Time Before last 12 MAHAYUGAS.

    Generally Puran do not mentioned the days of the occasions. But DEVIBHAGVAT has GANGAJI AVTARAN was the day of MANGALWAR, JYESHth SUD DASHAM , HAST NAKSHTRA.
    1KT =15 Maha Yugas(15 x 4.32) =68.48 Mn years
    Ganga Avtaran time is about before 12 MahaYugas 12×4.32 Mn + SatYuga +TretaYuga+Dwapar+present KaliYug =51.84 Mn + 1728000 + 1296000 + 864000 +5116 =Total Years =55733116= 55.733116 Mn