Ganga Dussehra is an auspicious occasion celebrated by the people belonging to the Hindu religion. This day is celebrated as one of the significant festivals of Hindus. All over the nation, the day is celebrated with great devotion and fervor. This day is also regarded as Gangavataran. On this day, Ganga the holy river is believed to descend on Earth. Therefore this day is regarded as an auspicious one.
Ganga Dussehra usually falls in the Hindu month of Jyeshtha on the 10th day of the waxing moon. Ganga Dussehra holds immense cultural and spiritual significance. This day has a special place in the hearts of devotees. The devotees stay together, come and offer prayers to the river, perform rituals, and ask for blessings from the holy river, the Ganges.
Date of Celebration
On this auspicious occasion of the Ganga Dussehra, all the devotees unite together at the banks of the river. They together take holy dips to cleanse themselves and seek blessings. This year in 2023, Ganga Dussehra is being commemorated on 30 May 2023, Tuesday. This festival is celebrated for a total of ten days. The preceding nine days are days of festivities as well.
This day is celebrated with great devotion, dedication, and fervor. Devotees plan trips to Varanasi, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Garhmukteshwar, Allahabad, or Prayagraj pilgrimages. The followers immerse fully in the holy water of Ganga. Banaras or also known as Varanasi the city in Uttar Pradesh witness vibrant festivities during this day. Devotees also take part in mesmerizing Ganga Aarti ceremony conducted on various Ganga ghats and Dasaswamedh Ghat to be specific.
This day, Ganga Dussehra gives its followers the most incredible, essential, and unforgettable experience of spirituality. Thus, the ardent followers and believers are advised to plan their trips on this auspicious day to any Ganga Ghats, take a deep dive into the river, and free themselves from any sort of sins.
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