Ganga Dussehra 2022: Dussehra has great significance in Hindu scriptures. Ganga Dussehra will be celebrated on the tenth day of Shukla Paksha of Jyeshtha month, June 9, 2022, a day before Nirjala Ekadashi. It is a religious belief that on this day Mother Ganga descended from the kamandal of the creator of the universe, Brahma ji, and descended on the earth. Due to the severe penance of King Bhagirath, Mother Ganga was descended on earth. Before the incarnation on earth, the river Ganges was a part of heaven.
Meaning of Dussehra
Dussehra means the destruction of 10 mental disorders. These ten mental vices are anger, greed, attachment, item, matsara, ego, laziness, violence and theft. In Hinduism, the festival of Ganga Dussehra is celebrated with great enthusiasm and pomp.
Why Ganga Dussehra is celebrated, according to legend, due to the penance, tireless efforts and diligence of King Bhagirath, on this day Ganga emerged from the kamandal of Brahma ji and sat in the hairs of Shiva and Shiva opened his crest and asked Ganga to go to earth. was permitted. That is why the day of descent of Ganga is known as Ganga Dussehra.
Significance of Ganga Dussehra
According to the religious belief of Hindus, taking a bath in the Ganges early in the morning on the day of Ganga Dussehra and performing aarti to Mother Ganga destroys all sins. Donation after bathing in the Ganges also has special significance.
It is a belief that there are no insects in the water of the Ganges and its water is not polluted, so bathing in this water destroys diseases.
By bathing, meditating and doing tarpan on the day of Ganga Dussehra, the body becomes pure and free from mental disorders.
The mere touch of the nectar-daiini mother Ganga ends the sins of the pastoral creatures and they get liberation.
Ganga Dussehra date and auspicious time
Ganga Dussehra will be celebrated on Thursday, June 9, 2022.
Dashami date starts: June 09, 2022 at 08:21 AM
Dashami date ends: June 10, 2022 at 07:25 AM
Hasta Nakshatra starts: June 09, 2022 at 04:31 AM
Hasta Nakshatra ends: June 10, 2022 at 04:26 AM
Vytipat Yoga Begins: June 09, 2022 at 03:27 AM
Vytipat Yoga Ends: June 10, 2022 at 01:50 AM