Ganga Saptami 2023: In Hinduism, all the rivers have been considered sacred and sacred, but the river Ganges has a special place. Ganga Saptami is celebrated every year on the seventh day of Shukla Paksha of Vaishakh month. On this day, Mother Ganga was born from the Kamandal of Lord Brahma. It is believed that on this day the sins of seven births of those who take a dip in the Ganges are washed away and they get nectar. A procession is taken out in Haridwar on Ganga Saptami. Maa Ganga’s palanquin moves in the whole city. Let us know when is Ganga Saptami this year, the auspicious time and method of worshiping Mother Ganga.
Ganga Saptami 2023 Date
The festival of Ganga Saptami will be celebrated on Thursday, 27 April 2023. On this day, before the Ganga Aarti in Haridwar, the palanquin procession of Mother Ganga reaches Har Ki Pauri Brahmakund Ghat. After that Ganga Aarti is performed grandly at Har Ki Pauri. Those who are not able to bathe in the Ganges on this day, they should bathe in the water of the Ganges at home itself. On this day, the sufferings go away just by meditating on the mother Ganga.
Ganga Saptami 2023 Muhurat
According to the Panchang, the Saptami Tithi of Vaishakh Shukla Paksha will start on 26 April 2023 at 11.27 am and will end the next day on 27 April 2023 at 01.38 pm.
According to the Panchang, the auspicious time for Ganga Saptami is on 26 April 2023, in which case Mother Ganga will be worshiped on this day. Since it is considered auspicious to take a holy bath in the Brahma Muhurta in the scriptures, taking a bath in the Ganges on April 27, 2023 will be very fruitful.
- Ganga Saptami midday time – 11:07 am – 01:43 pm
Duration – 02 hours 37 minutes
Ganga Saptami Significance
According to the scriptures, by performing Shraddha on the banks of the Ganges on Ganga Saptami, Pitra Dosha ends and the ancestors who died prematurely get salvation. According to mythological belief, on the day of Ganga Saptami, Mother Ganga found her place in her world by worshiping the feet of Lord Vishnu with her water. This is the reason that the one who takes a dip of faith in the Ganges on this day gets the boon of success in every work along with good health. It is said that those who are having estrangement in their married life should do tarpan for their ancestors on this day. This not only makes married life happy, but also gives happiness to children.
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