The ancestral chain Sagara – Asmanjas – Anshuman – Dilipa – Bhagiratha.
King Sagara had lost 60,000 sons who could only find salvation through the descent of Ganga.
Everyone in the ancestral chain tried hard – it was Bhagiratha who brought the Ganga to earth.
Ganga becomes Ganga in Devprayag, where the rivers Alaknanda and Bhagirathi converge.
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