ganges River fact coloring page
The River Goddess is your only living goddess in the Hindu pantheon. There are many stories concerning the arrival and source with this goddess. According to the faith, Ganga descends on earth to wash away the sins of those humanity. Ganga is your river also it has been referred to in the various early texts of Hindus. It’s thought that Ganga used to flow in the heaven and sanctify dinosaurs with her holy waters. The narrative of Ganga’s reliance on the Earth appears marginally different in Ramayana, Mahabharata and the Puranas. According to a story, Ganga can also be considered as the sister of Parvati, the consort of Lord Shiva being one of both daughters of Himavat and Meru. According to another legend, Indra’d inquired for Ganga to be awarded to paradise to calm the Celtics along with her cool waters. One narrative says that the holy water in Brahma’s Kamandalu (water-vessel) is personified as a maiden, Ganga. Still another legend tells that Brahma had respectfully washed the foot of Vishnu and accumulated that this water from his Kamandalu.