Powers of Ganga river | Ganga Sagar Mela and its beliefs
People start celebrating the Ganga Sagar Mela from the first week of January in West Bengal. This mela will be conducted from January 12th to January 14th. Devotees will take devotional bath in Ganga river and people visit from all over the world. Thousands of people take bath in Ganga river on Sankranthi day by praying Sun god. River Ganga powers:
- Even a drop of Ganga has the power to wash away all the sins.
- People stay in heaven for the number of years as equal to number of years of the settlement of human bones in Ganga River.
- Not only those who take bath in River Ganga, but their seven generations get purified.
- Sins will be washed away by taking bath with the mud in the Ganga River.