Ganga Dusshera 2019 – The Descent of the Holy River Ganges is celebrated on the Hindu Calendar month of Jyeshtha. It is believed that on this day ie the 10th day or the Shukla Paksha , Ganges transcended from Heaven to Earth to help humanity. Ganga Dussehra also known as the Gangavataran is celebrated for a total of 10 days including the day of Ganga Dussehra 2019. The Hindu festival of Ganga Dussehra will fall on the June 12, 2019. Check out the Ganga Dussehra 2019 : Date, Dwar Patra,Time, Images, Celebration in Haridwar.
Ganga Dussehra 2019
The Ganga Dussehra or the Gangavataran is the day to celebrate the desecent of the Ganges onto the Earth. It is celebrated by more than 15 lakh Hindus every year mainly in the states of Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Rishikesh, Patna and many other locations.
Ganga Dussehra 2019 Date
The dates for celebrating the festival of Ganga Dussehra 2019 differ every year. The Ganga Dussehra will be celebrated on the June 12, 2019 this year in all the states of India. The Ganga Dussehra 2019 Date in Haridwar, Kanpur and Varanasi is same and the festival will thus be celebrated on the same date on the June 12, 2019.
Ganga Dussehra 2019 Time
The festival of the Ganga Dussehra starts from 08:19 pm on June 11th 2019 and will go until the 6:27 pm on June 12, 2019. The Ganga Dussehra Puja Timings are static or same for all the states of India. You can offer your prayers, take a dip in the holy Ganges or initiate donation during this duration on the day of Ganga Dussehra 2019.
Ganga Dussehra 2019 Time in India : 08:19 pm to 6:27 pm
Ganga Dussehra 2019 Dwar Patra
The significance of the Dwar Patra or the Dasaurs on the festival of Ganga Dussehra dates back to the ancient times. According to Vedic beliefs, it is said that these Dwar Patras on the doors save the house from Thunder Bolts and Lightnings. Usually, the priests would make these Dwar Patras or the ladies would make them in a very colorful manner.
The Dwar Patras are usually circular in shape and have a number of Sanskrit Mantras and Chants are inscribed along with the images of Lord Ganesha, Goddess Ganga, Lord Hanuman and Lord Shiva. The circular and outer edge of the Dwar Patra is inscribed with the Mantra which means that Agastya, Pulastya, Vaishpapan, Jamini and Sumanth are all of the saints or Munnis who protect the house from the such incidences. On the outer edge of the Dwar Patra are the images of groups of Lotuses which depict the wealth and prosperity.
Earlier, these Dwar Patras were made by oneself but now they are easily available in print form in the market some of which have dismantled images and unclean images. Many believe that these kinds of Dwar Patras do not prevent bad omens from entering house and hence we should be very careful about choosing a Dwar Patra for your home. One of the best ways for ensuring the purity of Dwar Patra is to make one by yourself at home itself.
Ganga Dussehra 2019 Images
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” Har Har Gange, Salute to the destroyer of all Sins.”
” Happiness and sorrow is the color of life, Wish you all happiness on Ganga Dussehra.”
” Apko Ganga Dussehra ki Hardik Shubh Kamnayein.”
” Jyot se Jyot Jagate Challo, prem hi ganga bahate chlo, Happy Ganga Dussehra.”
” On this day of Ganga Dussehra, I wish you all the prosperity and happiness.”
” Har Har Gange, Happy Ganga Dussehra.”
” Ganga Maiyaa ko aj teh dil se pranaam, Happy Ganga Dussehra.”
” May God bless you with all the success on this Ganga Dussehra.”
” Jai Ho Ganga Maiyaa Ki.”
Ganga Dussehra 2019 Celebrations
The Ganga Dussehra 2019 is celebrated in the month of May or June during the month of Jyeshtha and precisely on the 10th day of the Shukla Paksha. This Hindu festival is celebrated all across the country with full enthusiasm. The Haridwar city of Uttrarakhand is lit on the day of Ganga Dussehra with Diyas and Lights and many rituals are followed including Ganga Snan and Ganga Puja. Check how Ganga Dussehra 2019 is celebrated in different states of India from below.
Ganga Dussehra 2019 in Haridwar
The Ganga Dussehra is celebrated in Haridwar with the utmost enthusiasm as it is the place where Lord Shiva opened his hair locks to let Goddess Ganga flow down towards Earth to end the sufferings of the Bhakts. On this day, Haridwar is lit up with Earthern Pots. People from all over India and abroad visit here to wash their sins by bathing in the river Ganges. It is on this day that some individuals take the charge of cleaning up the river Ganga.
Ganga Dussehra 2019 in Varanasi
The city of Varanasi is actually situated on the River Ganges and is also known as Banaras. Considered as one of the most holiest cities in India, the city of Varanasi celebrates Ganga Dussehra with full rigour. Boat Rides are also available here.
Ganga Dussehra 2019 in Kanpur
The city of Kanpur is decorated with flowers and lights on the occasion of Ganga Dussehra. Many tourists visit here for pilgrimage and to offer their prayers to the Goddess. It is believed that diving 10 times into the river, releases the soul from sins done in the past 10 years.
Ganga Dussehra 2019 in West Bengal
The city of West Bengal is situated in the Easter region of the India and it is here where River Ganges meet the Sea. The Ganga Dussehra is celebrated by offering prayers to the Goddess. Many festivals also take place here during the celebrations.
Ganga Dussehra 2019 Puja and Vidhi
The Ganga Dussehra Puja Time 2019 can be done either at one of the cities where in Ganga resides or simply at the ease of your own home. On the occasion of the Ganga Dussehra, you can follow these below listed tips for attaining blessings from Goddess Ganges.
- Wake up early in the morning and take bath.
- Offer flowers and sweets to Goddess Ganges.
- Chant special mantra for Goddess Ganga.
- Take part in the grand Aarti at Haridwar.
- Take 10 dips in the river Ganges.
Ganga Dussehra 2019 and Nirjala Ekadashi 2019
The Ganga Dussehra 2019 and Nirjala Ekadashi often is celebrated in the same month. The Dates for which often coincides with the Nirjala Ekadashi 2019 sometimes. It falls on the 11th day of the month of Jyestha and is sacred Ekadashi keeping which one attains the benefits of all the 24 Ekadashis.
Ganga Dussehra 2019 History
The origin of the Ganga Dussehra dates back to the Vedic times. It is believed that when the sons of King Bhagirath were killed by Sage Kapila, the River Ganges were flown down from Heaven to Earth to purify their ashes. The story dates back to the times when 60,000 sons of King Sagara were sent to chase a horse who went into the cave where Sage Kapila was meditating.
Sage Kapila got disturbed and cursed the sons to reduce to ashes and dusts. After many years, the great grandson of King Sagara decided to perform a ceremony and thus he prayed to Lord Vishnu for water after which Lord Vishnu asked him to pray to Lord Shiva who would allow the mighty river Ganges to go through his head locks. The Ganges flowed down to Earth and purified the ashes of the 60,000 sons of Sagara.
It is believed that on this day, people visit the city of Haridwar, Kanpur, Varanasi to take a dive in the river Ganges to get rid of their sins. People also make charities and donations so as to wash get rid of bad omens.
Ganga Dussehra 2020
The Ganga Dussehra 2020 will falls on the June 1st, 2020. The Ganga Dussehra will commence from 5:36 am on the May 31, 2020 and will end on 2:56 pm on the June 1, 2020. The festival of Ganga Dussehra is considered very auspicious and on this day many devotees visit Varanasi, Prayag, Haridwar and Rishikesh.
Wish you all a very Happy Dussehra 2019!