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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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Brahman means...

1/3

Q2.Link the god to their role.
Brahma
Vishnu
Shiva

2/3

Q3.Link the goddessess to their role.
Saraswati
Lakshmi
Parvati
Durga

3/3

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Quiz:

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...

1/3

Q2.Link the god to their role.
Brahma
Vishnu
Shiva

2/3

Q3.Link the goddessess to their role.
Saraswati
Lakshmi
Parvati
Durga

3/3

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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?

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

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Q3.Match Shiva's features to their symbolic purpose.
A third-eye
A cobra necklace
A trident
The vibhuti

3/3

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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?

1/3

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

2/3

Q3.Match Shiva's features to their symbolic purpose.
A third-eye
A cobra necklace
A trident
The vibhuti

3/3

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

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