Ganga River Map
As the strong and mighty Ganges River flows down to the plains of India, she is the life giving source to one of the most densely populated areas in the world inhabited by over 300 million people – larger than the population of the United States of America.
Starting from Gomukh the source of the river. We have marked for you the important towns and centres of pilgrimage that dot here vast length as she finally enters in Ganga Sagar – the great Delta area around the Bay of Bengal. Here is where she liberated the Sons of Sagar who had been cursed by Kapil Rishi and for whom so many generations of the clan conducted lifetimes of penance till she could be convinced to come down to the earth from her place of residence in the heavens.