An Ancient Legend
Akashiganga is believed to be associated with the legend of Parvati narrated in the 8th century Kalika Purana. It is said that Lord Shankar roamed in the sky with the dead body of Parvati (Sati). To bring him out of attachment for the dead body Lord Vishnu using his 'Sudarshan Chakra' cut the body into pieces.
During this process it is said that one of the body piece fell in the area which is 12-km from Malinithan towards Along in West Siang District. This place is called Akashi Ganga and is... read more