What is the story of Shiva and the Ganges?

In this lesson, we are going to be learning about the story of Shiva and the goddess Ganga and we will learn about why Shiva is important to Hindus.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Brahman means...

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Q2.What was Brahma's role?

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Q3.What was Vishnu's role?

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Q4.What was Saraswati's role?

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Q5.What was Lakshmi's role?

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Q6.What was Durga's role?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Brahman means...

1/6

Q2.What was Brahma's role?

2/6

Q3.What was Vishnu's role?

3/6

Q4.What was Saraswati's role?

4/6

Q5.What was Lakshmi's role?

5/6

Q6.What was Durga's role?

6/6

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What is the story of Shiva and the Ganges? - Quiz

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Q1.Which goddess is the Ganges story about?

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Q2.How many sons did King Sagara have with his wife, Sumati

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Q3.What is the symbolic purpose of Shiva's third eye?

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Q4.What is the symbolic purpose of Shiva's cobra necklace?

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Q5.What is the symbolic purpose of Shiva's trident?

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Q6.What is the symbolic purpose of the vibhuti?

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What is the story of Shiva and the Ganges? - Quiz

Well done for your hard work this lesson. This quiz will show you how much you've learned.

Q1.Which goddess is the Ganges story about?

1/6

Q2.How many sons did King Sagara have with his wife, Sumati

2/6

Q3.What is the symbolic purpose of Shiva's third eye?

3/6

Q4.What is the symbolic purpose of Shiva's cobra necklace?

4/6

Q5.What is the symbolic purpose of Shiva's trident?

5/6

Q6.What is the symbolic purpose of the vibhuti?

6/6

Lesson summary: What is the story of Shiva and the Ganges?

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