Ganga Saptami 2016 | Jahnu Saptami 2016 Date

Ganga Saptami 2016

Ganga Saptami 2016

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Ganga Saptami is the celebration of the birth anniversary of the river Ganga. According the hindu mythology river ganga took rebirth on this day from the ear of Sage Jahnu. River Ganges is considered to be the most sacred and holy of all rivers in India. People consider it as Goddess and perform religious activities on the banks of river Ganga.

Ganga Saptami is observed on the Seventh day of the bright fortnight in the month of Baisakh or Vaisakha. This year Ganga Saptami is on Thursday, 12th May 2016.

Ganga Saptami is also called as Ganga Jayanti and Jahnu Saptami. It is believed that taking a bath in river Ganga on Ganga Saptami day relieves a person from all sins. Ganga Dussehra is different from Ganga saptami and it is the day of Gangavataran.

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