Haridwar – The Gateway To The Gods

Haridwar – The Gateway To The Gods
Haridwar is the gateway of pilgrimage to Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri in Uttarakhand. Haridwar is also known as ‘Hari Se Milne Ka Dwar’. Here, I present much information which clears your doubt deeply. Haridwar is the holy city in Indian province Uttarakhand. Many Hindu people come here to remove sins in their life. Other religion people and foreigner also come here to visit to view the beauty and infrastructure of nature.

How To Reach Haridwar?

The town of Haridwar stands on the right of the Ganges at the foot of the Shivalik mountains. It was known as Mayapuri in the ancient days and has been a sacred place of pilgrimage from time immemorial. It is also known as Gangadwar and Tapovan.

Haridwar is one of the four pilgrim centers where Kumbh is held every twelveth year. According to mythological belief, millions of Hindus take holy deep in the sacred river Ganga, seeking emancipation from the worldly sins.

Here, we all have many questions to Haridwar Kumbh Mela like:
Why Kumbh Mela Is Celebrated In Haridwar?
Why Maha Kumbh Mela Celebrated?
What Is The Importance Of Kumbh Mela?

Let’s discuss and know all about your answers for the above question
Origin of the Kumbh is perhaps as old as Hindu (Amrita- Kalasha) was recovered from Samundramanthan for which a tense war between Devtas (Gods) and Asuras (Demons) was imminent. To prevent the Amritkalasha being forcibly taken in possession by Asuras, who were more powerful than Devtas, its safety was entrusted to Devta Brahaspati, Surya, Chandra, and Shani. The four Devtas ran away with Amritkalasha to hide it from Asuras. Learning the conspiracy of Devtas, Asuras turned chase, lasted twelve days and nights during which Devtas and Asuras went round the earth and during the
chase, Devtas put the Amritkalasha at Haridwar, Prayag, Ujjain, and Nasik. To commemorate this holy event of the Amritakalasha being put at the four places, Kumbh is celebrated every twelve years. According to other Pauranic legends, an actual fight took place between Devtas and Asuras resulting in the Amritkalasha being broken, out of which Amrita(nectar) fell down at the above four places.

The astrological date of Kumbh at Haridwar falls when Venus and Jupiter coincide with Aquarius and Sun and Moon are on the Aries and Sagittarius, respectively.

Why Haridwar Is Famous So-
There are many tourist interest place in Haridwar. You can read all about which place to visit in Haridwar. But, Haridwar is the home of ashrams and Dharamsalas which have been established by the religious institution to cover the need of the numberless pilgrims who come and go every day.
According to ancient legend and lore, it is here that the Yakshas and Devas had their great darshan of Vishnu. It is here, at Haridwar, that the mighty Ganga hurries down from the hills to the luxuriant ridges of Himalayas. From early morning till late at night, pilgrims take a holy dip and attend later, the grand ‘Aarti’ on the flood-lit ghats of the Ganga when charged with emotion’ the air resounds with the music and Chants. Though the Daksheswara temple adjoining the Har-Ki-Pauri ghat is the chief attraction, other temples, too, hold their own place.

Haridwar City Living At Glance-
Pandas play an important role in the life of the city, arranging accommodation and puja, besides sightseeing for their ‘Yajmans’ going back to several generations, making it quite easy for visitors to find out if their ancestors had made a pilgrimage. Some are well versed in Hindu philosophy as well as public relations. the bustling market, replete with vegetarian restaurants, is chock-full of shops stuffed with foo-stuffs, travel-goods, woolens and souvenirs.

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