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Why water of ganges is more sacred as compared to other water?

Asked by Pabitra Baral, 20 May '09 03:11 pm
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According to hindu puranas the water flowing in river ganga is not water its a AMRIT and river came from swarga and will return to swarga in kaliyug,hence the water of this papnashinee river is most sacred as compare to other rivers
Answered by sushil trivedi, 20 May '09 03:15 pm

 
  
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It is believed to be sacred.
Nobody has certified that, it\'s just a belief.
Answered by Sumeet Goel, 20 May '09 03:16 pm

 
  
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God knows...............
Answered by Abhijeet Chandak, 20 May '09 08:49 pm

 
  
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I am quoting here from a press report dated 27 feb 09. \"There is no evidence of Ganga water getting poisonous due to pollution, environment minister Namo Narain Meena told the Rajya Sabha.\" This scientically confirms the long held belief among Indians that Ganga water has special qualities. First of all, the river carries bacteriophages that vanquish bacteria and more. The water has a unique and extraordinary ability to retain oxygen. As reported in a National Public Radio program, dysentery and cholera are killed off, preventing large-scale epidemics. The river has an unusual ability to retain dissolved oxygen, but the reason for this ability is unknown.
Answered by Vikram, 20 May '09 03:30 pm

 
  
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As the Ganges brought to life the ashes of Bhagiratha\'s ancestors, Hindus believe that if the ashes of their dead are immersed in the river, they will be ensured a smooth transition to the next life, or free from the cycle of birth and death.
Answered by Jayakrishnan, 20 May '09 03:25 pm

 
  
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It is believed
Answered by pramod rajapurkar, 20 May '09 03:18 pm

 
  
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