Ganga Dussehra is celebrated on the tenth day of Jyeshtha month, which is today itself. Today, Ganga Dussehra is being celebrated with pomp across the country. On this day, special festivals are celebrated in those cities through which the river Ganga flows. Among these, Kashi and Haridwar are considered the most special. Regarding Ganga Dussehra, it is believed that on this day Mother Ganga descended on earth. Ganga Dussehra is celebrated on this occasion. The special importance of doing charity on this day has been considered in the scriptures. It is believed that by doing charity and organizing religious activities on this day, you get wealth and the path to salvation opens. Let us tell you which things are considered auspicious to donate on Ganga Dussehra.
Donation on Ganga Dussehra
Donating an urn filled with water or sherbet is considered very auspicious on Ganga Dussehra. The special importance of Kalash donation has been told in the scriptures. If it is filled with water, it is even better. By doing this all your sins are washed away and finally, salvation is attained.
Donating umbrellas, shoes, slippers, and caps on Ganga Dussehra is also considered very fruitful. Actually, Ganga Dashahar takes place in the month of Jyeshtha and at this time the heat is at its peak. That’s why donating things that protect from the sun has been considered the ultimate virtue in the scriptures.Donating sattu, watery fruits, and seasonal fruits on Ganga Dussehra is also considered auspicious. On this day, along with sattu, jaggery is also kept in the items to be donated.
On Ganga Dussehra, cotton clothes, gamcha, and dhoti, which provide coolness to the body, should be donated to a Brahmin. Also, according to this ability, some Dakshina should also be given to the poor Brahmin.
Devotees thronged in Haridwar on Tuesday to take a holy bath on the occasion of Ganga Dussehra. Devotees from all over the country, including Delhi, UP and Haryana, started gathering at the ghats to take a holy dip in the Ganga from 4 am itself.Bathing in the Ganges on Ganga Dussehra is of utmost importance. By taking a bath in Haridwar on the day of the descent of Maa Ganga, 10 types of sins are eradicated. Today, 5 out of 10 yogas are being found on Ganga Dussehra.
On the other hand, the Haridwar police has issued a traffic plan regarding Ganga Dussehra, Nirjala Ekadashi bathing festival and weekend.Entry of heavy vehicles will be restricted in the city for seven days. The plan will be applicable in the city from 4 pm on May 30 to 10 pm on June 5.764 police officer-employees and four PAC companies, two BDS, two fire units, PLD company have been deployed in the Mela area.