Ganga Saptami 2014 | Jahnu Saptami 2014 Date

Ganga Saptami 2014

Ganga Saptami 2014

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Ganga Saptami is observed on the seventh day (Saptami) of bright fortnight in the month of Baisakhi or Vaisakhi. People believe that Godess Ganga took rebirth on this day. This is the celebration of birth anniversary (Jayanti) of Goddess Ganga. This Year, Ganga Saptami or Ganga Jayanti falls on Tuesday, 6th May 2014.

There is an interesting legend behind Ganga Saptami. According to Brahma Purana, Sage Jahnu released the Ganga through his ear. Ganga Saptami is also known as Jahnu Saptami. On the festival day of Ganga Saptami, People take ritual bath in the river ganges and offer special rituals to the Godess.

Ganga Saptami should not be confused with Ganga Dussehra when the Goddess Ganga descended on to the Earth.

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