Ganga Dussehra 2024: Know the Date, Puja Vidhi, Story, Shub Mahurat and Significance

The Ganga River is the most sacred river in Hinduism, and it is believed that it came down to earth for the first time on the day of Ganga Dussehra. This day falls in the Jyestha month the third month of the Hindu calendar. Let us find out the date, story, puja vidhi and shubh mahurat of Ganga Dussehra.
Ganga Dussehra 2024, date, significance and puja vidhi

Ganga Dussehra 2024, date, significance and puja vidhi

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Worshipping Goddess Ganga in the Hindu month of Jyeshtha is considered very auspicious, because Goddess Ganga is believed to have come down to earth for the first time on the tenth day of Shukla Paksha of Jyeshtha month. This day is known as Ganga Dussehra.
On the day of Ganga Dussehra, taking a bath in river Ganga and using Ganga water in worship is said to being salvation to the people. Let us find out the date of Ganga Dussehra 2024, puja auspicious time, signifcance of this day.
Ganga Dussehra 2024 date
This year Ganga Dussehra is falling on Sunday, 16 June 2024. By bathing in the river Ganga on this day, it is believed that 10 types of evils are washed away, from a person’s life and the person gets freedom from the bondage of birth and death.
Ganga Dussehra 2024 Muhurat
Dashami Tithi of Shukla Paksha of Jyeshtha month will start on 16 June 2024 at 02:32 AM and will end the next day on 17 June 2024 at 04:43 AM.
  • Hasta Nakshatra starts - 15 June 2024, 08:14 am
  • Hasta Nakshatra ends - 16 June 2024, 11:13 am
  • VyatipatYoga starts - 14 June 2024, 07:08 pm
  • Vyatipat Yoga ends - 15 June 2024, 08:11 pm
Significance of Ganga Dussehra
On the tenth day of Shukla Paksha of the Jyeshtha month, Goddess Ganga had descended upon earth from the hair of Lord Shiva in Hasta Nakshatra, Vyatipat Yoga, Gar Karan and Anand Yoga. Therefore, on this day worshipping and doing different types of auspicious works in Hasta Nakshatra are considered not just auspicious but the chances of their success also increases. Worship of Goddess Ganga, the giver of salvation, on the day of Ganga Dussehra it is believed to save their ancestors, blesses them with children, grandchildren and gives them overall desired results. On this day, 10 things should be donated - food, water, fruits, clothes, suhaag material, ghee, salt, oil, sugar and gold.
Ganga Dussehra Puja Vidhi
  • There is a tradition of bathing in the holy Ganga on Ganga Dasha. If you cannot take a bath in the river, then you should take a bath at home during Brahma Muhurta by mixing Ganga water in the bath water.
  • During this, one should also chant the mantra, “Om Namo Gangayai Vishvarupini Narayani Namo Namah”
  • On Ganga Dussehra, offerings should be made to the ancestors on the banks of the river, this is said to satisfy their souls and bring them peace.
  • After this make donations to a Brahmin or a needy person.
Ganga Dussehra Katha
According to mythological story, Brahma Dev was pleased with the penance of King Bhagiratha and asked Bhagiratha to ask for any boon he wanted. He asked for Mother Ganga as a boon. On this, Brahma Dev explained to him that the earth will not be able to handle the speed and weight of Mother Ganga and it will result in destroying the universe.
After this, Lord Shiva was blessed to handle the speed and weight of Ganga. Lord Shiva accepted his request. After this, on Ganga Dussehra, Bholenath opened one of his locks and Ganga ji came to earth after passing through the Himalayas.
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