Ganga Devi - Goddess of the Ganges - first daughter of Mount Himavan - she came back to earth as a result of the austerities of Sage Bhagiratha. As she descended from the heavens she was caught by the matted locks of Lord Shiva's hair to prevent the force of her fall from destroying the earth.
River Goddess Ganga (Artist: Kailash Raj) In India, rivers are given a divine status. The river Ganga has been worshipped since ancient times. The Gangadhara legend traces the origin of the river Ganga to Heaven.
Goddess never not broken.Goddess AKILANDESHVARI --’ meaning ‘Universe – Ruler – Goddess’. But the word ‘Akhilanda’ essentially means “never not broken.” This purports that Goddess Akhilandesvari is the Goddess of ‘Never Not Broken’. In other words She is the ‘the always broken Goddess. This is a double negative and it would appear that even in Her name the Goddess is broken down. She is the Goddess for times of disarray.