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Shri Ganga Chalisa गंगा चालीसा To Purify Your Body, Mind & Soul



“Ganga Behti Ho Kyo…” is my favorite song, when lots of harmful chemicals and wastes are thrown in Ganga. In some place you can’t even drink Ganga water, ‘coz it is so polluted that is hardly Ganga water but only harmful chemicals. It is that, whenever the dirt are thrown in Ganga, Ganga leaves that place — you find water but not her, not her soul.

Real Ganga is capable of lots of thing, it just not purify your body but its deep cleaning goes deep unto your soul. Ganga is the name of purification, when you surrender to her — you meet purification. That’s why dead person’s ashes are given into her. That’s why she is worshiped in Benaras, Haridwar, Rishikesh, and various other places. That’s why before doing any religious work, her water is sprinkled on ground for purification.

Earlier Ganga only lived in Heaven, but due to Bhagirath’s intense Tapasya, she had to come on Earth (via lord Shiva) to give moksha to Bhagirath’s ancestors. Don’t make an error to think “her” just a water, she is a deity in herself — once she is pleased with you, she can give lots of spiritual benefits. And to please her, one of the best ways is to chant her Chalisa regularly.

॥ दोहा ॥

जय जय जय जग पावनी जयति देवसरि गंग, जय शिव जटा निवासिनी अनुपम तुंग तरंग ॥

॥ चौपाई ॥

१) जय जग जननि हरण अघखानी, आनन्द करनि गंग महरानी ॥
२) जय भागीरथि सुरसरि माता, कलिमल मूल दलनि विखयाता ॥
३) जय जय जय हनु सुता अघहननी, भीषम की माता जग जननी ॥
४) धवल कमल दल सम तनु साजै, लखि शत शरद चन्द्र छवि लाजे ॥
५) वाहन मकर विमल शुचि सोहै, अमिय कलश कर लखि मन मोहै ॥
६) जड़ित रत्न कंचन आभूषण, हिय मणि हार, हरणितम दूषण ॥
७) जग पावनि त्रय ताप नसावनि, तरल तरंग तंग मन भावनि ॥
८) जो गणपति अति पूज्य प्रधाना, तिहुं ते प्रथम गंग अस्नाना ॥
९) ब्रह्म कमण्डल वासिनी देवी, श्री प्रभु पद पंकज सुख सेवी ॥
१०) साठि सहत्र सगर सुत तारयो, गंगा सागर तीरथ धारयो॥
११) अगम तरंग उठयो मन भावन, लखि तीरथ हरिद्वार सुहावन ॥
१२) तीरथ राज प्रयाग अक्षयवट, धरयौ मातु पुनि काशी करवट ॥
१३) धनि धनि सुरसरि स्वर्ग की सीढ़ी, तारणि अमित पितृ पीढ़ी ॥
१४) भागीरथ तप कियो अपारा, दियो ब्रह्‌म तब सुरसरि धारा ॥
१५) जब जग जननी चल्यो लहराई, शंभु जटा महं रह्‌यो समाई ॥
१६) वर्ष पर्यन्त गंग महरानी, रहीं शंभु के जटा भुलानी ॥
१७) मुनि भागीरथ शंभुहिं ध्यायो, तब इक बूंद जटा से पायो ॥
१८) ताते मातु भई त्रय धारा, मृत्यु लोक, नभ अरु पातारा ॥
१९) गई पाताल प्रभावति नामा, मन्दाकिनी गई गगन ललामा ॥
२०) मृत्यु लोक जाह्‌नवी सुहावनि, कलिमल हरणि अगम जग पावनि ॥
२१) धनि मइया तव महिमा भारी, धर्मधुरि कलि कलुष कुठारी ॥
२२) मातु प्रभावति धनि मन्दाकिनी, धनि सुरसरित सकल भयनासिनी ॥
२३) पान करत निर्मल गंगाजल, पावत मन इच्छित अनन्त फल ॥
२४) पूरब जन्म पुण्य जब जागत, तबहिं ध्यान गंगा महं लागत ॥
२५) जई पगु सुरसरि हेतु उठावहिं, तइ जगि अश्वमेध फल पावहिं ॥
२६) महापतित जिन काहु न तारे, तिन तारे इक नाम तिहारे ॥
२७) शत योजन हू से जो ध्यावहिं, निश्चय विष्णु लोक पद पावहिं ॥
२८) नाम भजत अगणित अघ नाशै, विमल ज्ञान बल बुद्धि प्रकाशै ॥
२९) जिमि धन मूल धर्म अरु दाना, धर्म मूल गंगाजल पाना ॥
३०) तव गुण गुणन करत दुःख भाजत, गृह गृह सम्पत्ति सुमति विराजत ॥
३१) गंगहिं नेम सहित निज ध्यावत, दुर्जनहूं सज्जन पद पावत ॥
३२) बुद्धिहीन विद्या बल पावै, रोगी रोग मुक्त ह्वै जावै ॥
३३) गंगा गंगा जो नर कहहीं, भूखे नंगे कबहूं न रहहीं ॥
३४) निकसत की मुख गंगा माई, श्रवण दाबि यम चलहिं पराई ॥
३५) महां अधिन अधमन कहं तारें, भए नर्क के बन्द किवारे ॥
३६) जो नर जपै गंग शत नामा, सकल सिद्ध पूरण ह्वै कामा ॥
३७) सब सुख भोग परम पद पावहिं, आवागमन रहित ह्वै जावहिं ॥
३८) धनि मइया सुरसरि सुख दैनी, धनि धनि तीरथ राज त्रिवेणी ॥
३९) ककरा ग्राम ऋषि दुर्वासा, सुन्दरदास गंगा कर दासा ॥
४०) जो यह पढ़ै गंगा चालीसा, मिलै भक्ति अविरल वागीसा ॥

॥ दोहा ॥

नित नव सुख सम्पत्ति लहैं, धरैं, गंग का ध्यान, अन्त समय सुरपुर बसै, सादर बैठि विमान॥
सम्वत्‌ भुज नभ दिशि, राम जन्म दिन चैत्र, पूर्ण चालीसा कियो, हरि भक्तन हित नैत्र॥

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