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Apperance of Ganga. By: Anavi Khetarpal. Bhagritha prayed to Brahma. Bhagiratha prayed to Brahma that Ganga come down to Earth. Brahma agreed, and he requested Ganga Devi to come down to the earth.

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Apperance of Ganga

By: Anavi Khetarpal

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Bhagritha prayed to Brahma

  • Bhagiratha prayed to Brahma that Ganga come down to Earth.
  • Brahma agreed, and he requested Ganga Devi to come down to the earth.
  • Then on to the Underworld so that the souls of Bhagiratha\'s ancestors would be able to go to Heaven.
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Ganga fell from Heaven

  • Ganga felt that this was insulting and decided to sweep the whole Earth away as she fell from the Heavens.
  • Alarmed, Bhagiratha prayed to Lord Shiva that he break up Ganga\'s descent.
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Ganga trapped on Shiva\'s head

  • Ganga arrogantly fell on Lord Shiva\'s head.
  • But Lord Shiva calmly trapped her in his hair and let her out in small streams.
  • The touch of Lord Shiva further sanctified Ganga.
  • As Ganga travelled to the Underworld, she created a different stream to remain on Earth to help purify unfortunate souls there.
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Facts about Ganga River

  • Ganga is a holy river. Her physical form rises in the Himalayas from an ice cave on the Gangotri glacier.
  • Several places sacred to Hindus lie along the banks of the river Ganga, including Haridwar and Varanasi.
  • Hindus make pilgrimages to bathe in the Ganga and to meditate on its banks.
  • It is believed that dipping in the Ganga will wash away one\'s sins.
  • Having ones ashes disposed of in the Ganga after death, may get liberation soon.
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Who is Ganga in Spiritual World?

  • Ganga resides in the Spiritual world as Ganga Devi.
  • In her original form she is a gopi in Goloka Vrindavan
  • She washes the lotus feet of Lord Krishna
  • Only one drop of her spiritual water came to Earth manifesting in Ganga River
  • She appears anywhere as sacred water
  • Ganga is the source of Causal Ocean beyong Brahmandas
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Quiz
  • Who prayed to Lord Brahma to bring Ganga Devi down to the Earth and Underworld?
  • Who took Ganga Devi to fall on the head and reduced her force?
  • Name the place where Ganga originates as a holy river?
  • Name one of the famous holy towns on the bank of Ganga river.
  • What is Ganga’s spiritual form in Goloka Vrindavana?
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Resources

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nL2qJgET-HM
  • http://vamsikarra.wordpress.com/2009/12/06/hindu-customs-should-reflect-sanatana-dharma/
  • http://www.sanatansociety.org/beeld/Paintings/Pieter_Weltevrede/Ganga_Book/pw_ga_bhagiratha_and_brahma_200.gif
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Thank You!

By: Anavi Khetarpal

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