Ganga Dusshera Or Dasar


Ganga Dusshera is celebrated on the Shukla dasami of the Jyestha (May - June). The sacred Ganga is worshipped on this day and Dusshera posters (dwarpatras or dasars), which have various geometric designs on them, are put up on the doors of houses and temples. These posters, once hand written by brahmins, are now printed. On this day people bathe in the holy rivers.

When is Ganga Dusshera is Celebrated?

It is celebrated in the month of May or June, depending on the dates.

Posted by: eUttaranchal/ Brijmohan Bisht
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