HAR KI PAURI : It is situated in haridwar in the state of uttarakhand in india . ' Har ' means SHIVA , ' KI ' means OF and' PAURI' means STEPS . It is situated on the bank of ganga at haridwar.
It is believed that in Vedic times lord shiva and lord Vishnu visited here. It is the major landmark in the haridwar and most holiest place for hindus .
It is only the spot where ganga leaves mountains and enters plain . It is also famous because of kumbha Mela which occurs in every 12 years and also for ardh kumbha Mela which occurs in 6 years . Every person from hindu religion visits here once in a life . Every year vaisakhi festival is organised at this place .
It is the iconic place where every year millions of tourist arrive here.
At evening everyone gathers here and take part in aarti and in other stuff.
HOW TO REACH AT HAR KI PAURI ?
BY AIR : Nearest airport is Jolly grant airport and from this airport you will easily get taxi and cabs.
BY TRAIN: Nearest station is har ki Pauri station and also you can go to haridwar station and from haridwar to bhimgoda from here you will get taxi , bus and cabs.
BY ROAD: you can go from own vehicle or you can book car ,bus or other public transport.
BEST MONTH TO VISIT AT HAR KI PAURI ?
September to March is the best month to visit har ki Pauri. Evening is the best time to visit har ki Pauri.
GANGA AARTI: This ceremony occur at the haridwar ganga ghat . Thousand of people gather here to offer a prayer .
Sunset priest ( saint ) arrive on the bank and chant slogan . After priest people repeat this slogan and start this ceremony. Other volunteers starts ringing the gong in the temple. People around also joins this aarti and start singing praises.
Saint rotates the bowl which is lighted up and also it has diyas on it which is filled with oil .
Some people float earthen on the stream with flowers which is the symbol of hope .
This aarti is considered as holiest ritual in india in hindi religion.
HOW TO REACH AT GANGA AARTI ?
In order to reach this aarti you need to visit haridwar ghat .
BY AIR: Nearest airport is Jolly grant airport and from this airport you can use public transport in order to reach haridwar ghat.
BY TRAIN: Nearest station is haridwar station and from this station you will get taxi ,bus and auto .
BEST TIME TO VISIT AT GANGA AARTI?
Evening is the best time to visit because during evening ganga aarti is starts.
BRAHMAKUND : It is situated in haridwar district in the state of Uttarakhand in india. According to the samdramanthan it is in the main four sites haridwar,ujjain ,nashik and prayagraj . Where accidentally amrit ( elixir) fell from pitcher of garuda who was flying over the ganga.
Amrit considered as immortality to life this is why every year millions of devotees visit here to wash away their sin and to get moksha.
It is holiest place for pilgrimage devotees and tourist . It also famous for kumbha Mela.
Every year kanwar devotees arrive here to take holy water . It is the famous place in the haridwar.
HOW TO REACH AT BRAHMAKUND ?
In order to reach BRAHMAKUND you need to reach at haridwar.
BY AIR : Nearest airport is Jolly grant airport.
BY TRAIN: Nearest station is haridwar railway station and from here you will easily get Bus,taxi and bus.
BEST TIME TO VISIT AT BRAHMAKUND?
Evening is the best time to visit here .
BEST MONTH TO VISIT BRAHMAKUND?
October to March is the best month to visit BRAHMAKUND .