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. Aksaya-trtiya appears in the month of Vaisakha (April/May) on the 3rd day of Sukla-paksa, or the waxing fortnight…