Story of Ganga Avataran, How Ganga River descended on Earth

The story of Ganga Avataranam, origin of River Ganga (Maata Ganga Devi) is mentioned in Puranas and many other ancient Hindu Scriptures. The legend is associated with Lord Shiva, King Bhagiratha and Jahnu Maharshi. The story goes like this… When King Sagara of the suryavamsa decided to perform the ashvamedha yagna, his courtiers discovered the sacrificial […]

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 […]

25 April 2015, Ganga Saptami Pooja

25 April 2015 is Ganga Saptami Ganga Poojan. Ganga Saptami (Ganga Jayanti, Jahnu Saptami) is an auspicious day for Puja to Ganga River (Goddess Ganga Mata). It is believed on this day, Goddess Ganga or Ganga River descended to the earth from the heavenly abode. It falls on Saptami of Shukla Paksha in Vaishakh Month as […]

6 May 2014, Ganga Saptami Ganga Pooja

Today, 6 May 2014 is Ganga Saptami Ganga Pooja. Ganga Saptami (Ganga Jayanti, Jahnu Saptami) is a highly meritorious day to worship Ganga River (Goddess Ganga Mata). It is believed on this day, Goddess Ganga or Ganga River descended to the earth from the heavenly abode. It falls on Saptami of Shukla Paksha in Vaishakh Month as […]

17 May 2013, Ganga Saptami Ganga Pujan

Today, 17 May 2013 is Ganga Saptami Ganga Pujan. Ganga Puja (Ganga Saptami, Ganga Jayanti, Jahnu Saptami) is an auspicious day to worship Ganga River or Goddess Ganga Mata. It is believed on this day, Goddess Ganga or Ganga River descended to the earth from the heavenly abode. Ganga Aarti is the main ritual performed […]

Gangotpatti, Ganga Avataran

Gangotpatti (Ganga Avataran) is the day to celebrate the descending of Goddess Ganga from her heavenly abode to the Earth. Gangavataran is also known as Ganga Saptami or Jahnu Saptami or Baisakh Ganga Puja. In 2017, Gangotpatti date is May 2. While descending from celestial region to the Earth, Ganga Devi entered into Jahnu Maharshi’s […]