The Ganges is the most sacred river to Hindus. It is worshipped as the goddess Ganga in Hinduism. The Ganges is threatened by severe pollution.
Which river is sacred to the Hindus and why?
Ganges. The Ganges River is most sacred in the Hindu tradition. It is understood as the personification of the Goddess Ganga. Hindu belief holds that bathing in the river on certain occasions causes the forgiveness of transgressions and helps attain salvation.
What are 7 rivers?
As the name suggests, the 7 Rivers Region is also home to the Mississippi, La Crosse, Black, Root, Trempealeau, Kickapoo, and Iowa rivers.
Which is the holiest of all the rivers?
The Ganges has been revered from the earliest times and today is regarded as the holiest of rivers by Hindus. Places of Hindu pilgrimage, called tirthas, that are situated on the Ganges have particular significance.