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Ganges was a Goddess and river in heaven. She was asked by King Bhagiratha to come down to earth to purify the ashes of his ancestors who had been burned and free them from the earth. Lord Shiva aught Ganges in his hair as she flowed down from heaven to the Himalayas. The Ganges then travelled from the mountains to the sea where she restored Bhagiratha?s dead ancestors to the heavens.

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