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Tale of Mahashivatri associated with Ganga?

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 10 Mar '13 10:47 pm
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Legend of Ganga. This legend explains the popular custom of bathing the Shiv Linga on Shivaratri. According to this legend, Shiva held out his thick hair to help Ganga as she descended from heaven. Winding through Shivas locks softened Gangas journey to the earth, thereby making Ganga an essential part of Shiva.The festival is celebrated with a lot of fervour among Shivas ardent devotees, who start flocking temples in the wee hours of the morning to seek Shivas blessings.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 10 Mar '13 10:53 pm

 
  
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Shiva held out his thick hair to help Ganga as she descended from heaven. Winding through Shivas locks softened Gangas journey to the earth, thereby making Ganga an essential part of Shiva
Answered by Quest, 11 Mar '13 07:58 pm

 
  
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According to this legend, Shiva held out his thick hair to help Ganga as she descended from heaven. Winding through Shivas locks softened Gangas journey to the earth, thereby making Ganga an essential part of Shiva
Answered by iqbal seth, 11 Mar '13 06:26 am

 
  
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Ganga Maiyya main Jabtak Paani rahayga - Hindustan main brashtachaar Jaari rahayga. AGREE
Answered by Lipsika, 10 Mar '13 10:53 pm

 
  
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