Celebrated In: India
Celebrated By: (Hindu)
There are several auspicious days in the Vedic or Vaisnava calander year in honor of mother Ganga's pastimes. They are Aksaya-trtiya, Ganga-saptami, also known as Jahnu-saptami, Ganga-dushara, also known as Sri Ganga-puja, and Sri Ganga Sagara Mela.
Details of Goddess Ganga descending on to the earth on the seventh during the Shukla Paksha of Vaisakh month is mentioned in the Padma Purana and Narada Purana.