Haridwar Ganga Sabha

Haridwar is one of the most significant pilgrimage destinations in Uttarakhand state. The Haridwar town is so popular with the followers of Hindu religion. People from all over the world visit here to experience Hindu rites and rituals. The Haridwar Ganga Sabha is an ancient Sabha that was came into being in the centaury of 1816. The translation of the Ganga Sabha was done religiously for the good cause of the Cow, Ganges and for the social order too. Because in the very beginning the name of the Sabha was like Gau Varnashrama Hitaishini Ganga Dharma Sabha. But nowadays it is generally called by the people as Ganga Sabha.

After that for this Sabha the major point was the boxes on the bank of the river. Whenever devotees took a bathe they used to drop the coins and notes as a donation into the boxes. Very earlier the upcoming society established their own organization. And after that they also set up their own officers there. And they also helped a lot to the pilgrims and priests to stop this practice. Then the new organization started thinking for Ganga priests, cow and for the worshippers of the Hindu religion.

The new society with the new officials, and they also stood headquarters in Haridwar. After all that the Din Dayalu traveled a lot establishing new Dharma Sabhas and Sanskrit Schools etc. and also visited to Calcutta. In April 1887 the next was to built an another organization of Hindu orthodox leader. And the new committee was formed in 1887 under the chairman ship of Din Dayalu by the name of Bharat Dharma Mahamandala. The very first accumulation of the Mahamandala was called on the sacred day of Hindus Ganga Dashmi.

Din Dayalu practiced hard to get together the divided Hindus. The next meeting of the Mahamandala held in 1889, at Govida Deva Shrine in Brindaban. This time the annunciation written in Hindi as a decision was taken in the first meeting accordingly. They noticed that at the time of first meeting there were only 100 Hindu organizations in India. But in the last 2 years it increased to 200 organizations. Thus the Mahanadalas kept the motivation on of Hitaishini Ganga Dharma Sabha alive for years.

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