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The Indian people adore the Ganga, not only because like any other great river of the world she holds out manifold vital and economic utility, but because her very Name evokes in the Indian heart, most inspiring associations. Through the Indian centuries, the sacred Ganga has housed on her bewitching and enchanting banks, thousands of saints, sages, Yogis, Rishis, men of contemplation and supernormal powers. She also carries legends and myths about herself that evoke wonder, inspire a sense of sanctity, and compel even the most rational person conceive a sense of sacredness for her. The highest Indian aspirations, piety, ceremonies are bound up with the very name of the most beautiful river Ganga that takes Her origin right in the splendid snows and icy regions of the interior Himalayas, and courses through the plains of India, into the Bay of Bengal.

Laboratory tests have conclusively proved the unique properties and the extraordinary value and uses of the water of the River Ganga. The endearingly cold, pure, sweet, germicidal water of the Ganga is rich in such minerals that purify as well as nourish the human body.

While every Hindu adores the Ganga, Swami Sivananda's love for her is unprecedented. He had been clinging to a small set of rooms on the bank of the Holy River for more than three decades, only because from there he could commune with the Mother always, day and night.

This book is bound to inspire in the reader a new love, a new veneration for Jahnavi, for Bhagirathi, for Holy Mother Ganga that sanctifies the Punya Bhumi of Bharatavarsha.

The first edition of this book was brought out in 1949. Much new material had now been added. The 'Sri Ganga Sahasranama Stotram' has also been included in the present edition. We hope this book, in its present form, will be warmly received by the public.

About the Author:

Born on the 8th September, 1887, in the illustrious family of Saga Appayya Diskhita and several other renowned saints and savants, Sri Swami Sivananda had a natural flair for a life devoted to the study and practice of Vedanta. Added to this was an inborn eagerness to serve all and an innate feeling of unity with all mankind.

His passion for service drew him to the medical career; and soon he gravitated to where he thought that his service was most needed. Malaya claimed him. He had earlier been editing a Health Journal and wrote extensively on health problems. He discovered that people needed right knowledge most of all; dissemination of that knowledge he espoused as his own mission.

It was divine dispensation and the blessing of God upon mankind that the doctor of body and mind renounced his career and took to a life of renunciation to qualify himself for ministering to the soul of man. He settled down at Rishikesh in 1924, practiced intense austerities and shone as a great Yogi, Saint, Sage and Jivanmukta. In 1932 he started the Sivanandashram. In 1936 was born The Divine Life Society. In 1948 the Yoga-Vedanta Forest Academy was organized. Dissemination of spiritual knowledge and training of people in Yoga and Vedanta were their aim and object. In 1950 he undertook a lightning tour of India and Ceylon. In 1953 he convened a 'World Parliament Reliogions'. He is the author of over 300 volumes and has disciples all over the world, belonging to all nationalities, religions and creeds. To read his works is to drink at the fountain of Wisdom Supreme. On 14th July, 1963 he entered Mahasamadhi.

 

CONTENTS

 

Publisher' Note   5
Sivanandashram Prayer   7
Prayer to the Seven Sacred Rivers   8
Ganga Mahatmya   9
Book One

 

MOTHER GANGA

 

Chapter 1 The Glory of Ganga 15
The Ganga Bath   16
Ganga - The Form of Vishnu   16
Mysterious Spiritual Vibrations   17
The Equal Vision of Mother Ganga   17
Chapter 2 Mysterious Powers of the Ganga Water 18
Chapter 3 Kirtan on the Ganga 20
Chapter 4 Ganga Dussera 21
The Curse of Kapila   21
The Bhagiratha's Penance   21
Lord Siva Receives the Ganga   22
Through Rishi Jahnu's Ears   22
Ganga Saptami and Ganga Dussera   23
Chapter 5 When Ganga Assumed the  
Form of a Woman   24
Vasishtha's Curse on the Ashta Vasus   25
The Eighth Child of Ganga Devi   25
The Return of Devavrata and the    
Disappearance of Ganga Devi   26
Chapter 6 When Goddess Ganga Was Faced  
With a Problem   27
Chapter 7 Garmukhtesvar - The Place where  
Goddess Ganga Appeared in Human Form   28
Chapter 8 Some Pauranic Stories on the Birth of  
Ganga   29
Chapter 9 Ganga and the Birth of Lord Subrahmanya 31
Chapter 10 Gangotri and Gaumukh 32
The Scenery at Gaumukh    
The Route    
Chapter 11 Journey to Gangotri 34
The Temple   34
Gouri-Kund   35
Pandava-Dhuna   36
Life at Gangotri   36
Chapter 12 Hymns to Ganga 38
O Adorable Mother Ganga!   38
Queen of All Rivers!   39
Gangotri   40
Chapter 13 Ganga Kirtan Dhvanis 41
Chapter 14 Worship of Mother Ganga  
  in Sivanandashram 42
All Souls' Day   42
Chapter 15 Learn These Lessons from Mother Ganga 43

 

Book Two

 

GANGA STOTRAS (In Sanskrit)

 

Book Three

 

APPENDICES

 

1. Glory of Ganga 95
2. Waves of Ganga 96
3. Jnana Ganga 100

Click Here for More Books Published By Divine Life Society, Rishikesh

 

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The Indian people adore the Ganga, not only because like any other great river of the world she holds out manifold vital and economic utility, but because her very Name evokes in the Indian heart, most inspiring associations. Through the Indian centuries, the sacred Ganga has housed on her bewitching and enchanting banks, thousands of saints, sages, Yogis, Rishis, men of contemplation and supernormal powers. She also carries legends and myths about herself that evoke wonder, inspire a sense of sanctity, and compel even the most rational person conceive a sense of sacredness for her. The highest Indian aspirations, piety, ceremonies are bound up with the very name of the most beautiful river Ganga that takes Her origin right in the splendid snows and icy regions of the interior Himalayas, and courses through the plains of India, into the Bay of Bengal.

Laboratory tests have conclusively proved the unique properties and the extraordinary value and uses of the water of the River Ganga. The endearingly cold, pure, sweet, germicidal water of the Ganga is rich in such minerals that purify as well as nourish the human body.

While every Hindu adores the Ganga, Swami Sivananda's love for her is unprecedented. He had been clinging to a small set of rooms on the bank of the Holy River for more than three decades, only because from there he could commune with the Mother always, day and night.

This book is bound to inspire in the reader a new love, a new veneration for Jahnavi, for Bhagirathi, for Holy Mother Ganga that sanctifies the Punya Bhumi of Bharatavarsha.

The first edition of this book was brought out in 1949. Much new material had now been added. The 'Sri Ganga Sahasranama Stotram' has also been included in the present edition. We hope this book, in its present form, will be warmly received by the public.

About the Author:

Born on the 8th September, 1887, in the illustrious family of Saga Appayya Diskhita and several other renowned saints and savants, Sri Swami Sivananda had a natural flair for a life devoted to the study and practice of Vedanta. Added to this was an inborn eagerness to serve all and an innate feeling of unity with all mankind.

His passion for service drew him to the medical career; and soon he gravitated to where he thought that his service was most needed. Malaya claimed him. He had earlier been editing a Health Journal and wrote extensively on health problems. He discovered that people needed right knowledge most of all; dissemination of that knowledge he espoused as his own mission.

It was divine dispensation and the blessing of God upon mankind that the doctor of body and mind renounced his career and took to a life of renunciation to qualify himself for ministering to the soul of man. He settled down at Rishikesh in 1924, practiced intense austerities and shone as a great Yogi, Saint, Sage and Jivanmukta. In 1932 he started the Sivanandashram. In 1936 was born The Divine Life Society. In 1948 the Yoga-Vedanta Forest Academy was organized. Dissemination of spiritual knowledge and training of people in Yoga and Vedanta were their aim and object. In 1950 he undertook a lightning tour of India and Ceylon. In 1953 he convened a 'World Parliament Reliogions'. He is the author of over 300 volumes and has disciples all over the world, belonging to all nationalities, religions and creeds. To read his works is to drink at the fountain of Wisdom Supreme. On 14th July, 1963 he entered Mahasamadhi.

 

CONTENTS

 

Publisher' Note   5
Sivanandashram Prayer   7
Prayer to the Seven Sacred Rivers   8
Ganga Mahatmya   9
Book One

 

MOTHER GANGA

 

Chapter 1 The Glory of Ganga 15
The Ganga Bath   16
Ganga - The Form of Vishnu   16
Mysterious Spiritual Vibrations   17
The Equal Vision of Mother Ganga   17
Chapter 2 Mysterious Powers of the Ganga Water 18
Chapter 3 Kirtan on the Ganga 20
Chapter 4 Ganga Dussera 21
The Curse of Kapila   21
The Bhagiratha's Penance   21
Lord Siva Receives the Ganga   22
Through Rishi Jahnu's Ears   22
Ganga Saptami and Ganga Dussera   23
Chapter 5 When Ganga Assumed the  
Form of a Woman   24
Vasishtha's Curse on the Ashta Vasus   25
The Eighth Child of Ganga Devi   25
The Return of Devavrata and the    
Disappearance of Ganga Devi   26
Chapter 6 When Goddess Ganga Was Faced  
With a Problem   27
Chapter 7 Garmukhtesvar - The Place where  
Goddess Ganga Appeared in Human Form   28
Chapter 8 Some Pauranic Stories on the Birth of  
Ganga   29
Chapter 9 Ganga and the Birth of Lord Subrahmanya 31
Chapter 10 Gangotri and Gaumukh 32
The Scenery at Gaumukh    
The Route    
Chapter 11 Journey to Gangotri 34
The Temple   34
Gouri-Kund   35
Pandava-Dhuna   36
Life at Gangotri   36
Chapter 12 Hymns to Ganga 38
O Adorable Mother Ganga!   38
Queen of All Rivers!   39
Gangotri   40
Chapter 13 Ganga Kirtan Dhvanis 41
Chapter 14 Worship of Mother Ganga  
  in Sivanandashram 42
All Souls' Day   42
Chapter 15 Learn These Lessons from Mother Ganga 43

 

Book Two

 

GANGA STOTRAS (In Sanskrit)

 

Book Three

 

APPENDICES

 

1. Glory of Ganga 95
2. Waves of Ganga 96
3. Jnana Ganga 100

Click Here for More Books Published By Divine Life Society, Rishikesh

 

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