New Delhi, Table of Spirituality. Gangajal Rakhne ke Niyam – According to religious beliefs, the river Ganga used to flow in the sky. He was brought to earth for the salvation of humanity. In Indian tradition, the Ganges River is considered very sacred. Taking a dip in the Ganges is believed to wash away all the sins of a man. This is the reason why a large number of people come to the banks of the Ganges to bathe and donate etc. at the Teej festivals. Some people keep Ganges water at home. There are some rules for keeping Ganges water in the house so that its purity is maintained.
What are the rules for keeping Gangajal?
The water of the Ganges is considered very sacred in Hinduism. It purifies the body, mind and soul, so it should never be stored in any unclean or impious place. Never touch it without bathing. Also keep in mind that it should never be played with fake hands or even with shoes and slippers.
What utensil should Gangajal be kept in?
Gangajal, which is used when making a resolution during worship, should always be kept in a bronze or copper container. Avoid storing it in a plastic container. Gangajal should not be kept locked up in a dark place.
In which direction should Gangajal be kept?
Ganga water should always be kept in the north east corner of your house i.e. in the house of worship. Deities are believed to reside at this address. If you have a small amount of Gangajal, you can mix it in the worship water and use it in the same way as Gangajal. It is also said that one should never tell a lie after touching the Ganges water.
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