Hindu Mythology

The colorful deities and demons of India...

GANGA

Hindu River Goddess

Picture of the Hindu River Goddess Ganga from our Hindu mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Goddess of the sacred River Ganges

She is the daughter of the Himalayan mountain Himavat. Her blessed waters are deeply purifying — despite a constant battle with pollution.

145 million Hindus can’t be wrong.

Ganga Facts and Figures

Name: Ganga
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Rivers
Area of expertise: River, Rivers, Stream, Streams

Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
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Article last revised on September 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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