GANGA DUSSEHRA CELEBRATION BY EGF
ॐ नमो गंगा यै वि श्वरूपि ण्यै ना रा यण्यै नमो नमः
नमो भगवते दशपा पहरा ये गंगा ये,
ना रा यण्ये रेवत्ये शि वा ये दक्षा ये अमृता ये वि श्वरुपि ण्ये नंदि न्ये ते नमो नम: ।
On the occasion of Ganga Dussehra, all EGF Karyakartas and students worshiped by offering heartfelt prayers to Maa Ganga and seeking her blessings. River cleanliness drives were organized and students were
made aware of the importance of river conservation. celebration was organized pan India at local rivers, lakes, ponds and dams.
Ganga Dussehra falls on the 10th Day (Dashami Tithi) of the Waxing Moon (Shukla Paksha) in the month of Jyeshtha month as per the Hindu calendar.
The festival Ganga Dussehra is dedicated to the Goddess Ganga and it is believed that Ganga descended to Earth on this day. She descended to accomplish her mission to free the cursed souls of Bhagirath’s ancestors.
When Ganga descended to Earth, she also brought the purity of heaven to Earth.