Haridwar Darshan

 HAR-KI- PAURI

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Haridwar is regarded as one of the seven holiest places (Sapta Puri) to Hindus. According to the Samudra manthan, Haridwar along with Ujjain, Nashik and Prayag (Allahabad) is one of four sites where drops of Amrit, the elixir of immortality, accidentally spilled over from the pitcher while being carried by the celestial bird Garuda. This is manifested in the Kumbha Mela being celebrated every 3 years in one of the 4 places, and thus every 12 years in Haridwar.  millions of pilgrims, devotees, and tourists congregate in Haridwar to perform ritualistic bathing on the banks of the river Ganges to wash away their sins to attain Moksha. Brahma Kund, the spot where the Amrit fell, is located at Har ki Pauri (literally, “footsteps of the Lord”) and is considered to be the most sacred ghat of Haridwar.

Every and each Temple of Haridwar tells of a definite Mythological saga. The native individuals of Haridwar have deep religion within the Gods and goddess of those Temples. Such is that the charm of the sacred locals of Haridwar that even tourists from different countries visit the place in giant numbers.

 


 

DAKSH PRAJAPATI MANDIR

daksheshwar-mahadev-temple-kankhal-haridwar-limg3 Daksheswara Mahadevदक्षेश्‍वर महादेव मन्दिर) or Daksha Mahadev temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, located in the town of Kankhal, about 4 km from Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India. It is named after King Daksha Prajapati, the father ofSati. Daksha is one of the fourteen Prajapatis, creator deities, who preside over procreation and are the protector of life in Hindu mythology.
Daksha Mahadev temple is one in every of the foremost ancient temples of Lord Shiva set in Kanhal, at a distance of regarding four kilometre from the main city. Once Raja Daksha Prajapati, father of goddess Sati, organized Maha Yagya and didn’t invite his in-law, Lord Shiva. Sati sacrificed her life within the same hearth of Yagya as she couldn’t settle for the insult of her husband. This temple is believed to own been built at the Yagya site wherever sati sacrificed her life. There’s additionally a pit inside the grounds of the temple that marks the precise location of the sacrificial hearth. The attraction is one in every of the 5 most Holy places in Haridwar. The holy idol of Lord Shiva in phallic type is set at the centre of the temple. Special ceremonies are performed throughout Maha Shivaratri.Thousands of devotees visit this temple in holy month of sawan (August) additionally called month of Lord Shiva as per the Hindu calendar. Daksha ghat, Nileshwar Mahadev,Daridra Bhanjan Temple are the holy places located with reference to this temple.

MAA MANSA DEVI

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Mansa Devi Temple, Haridwar (Hindi: मंसा देवी मंदिर, हरिद्वार) is a Hindu temple dedicated to goddess Mansa Devi in the holy city ofHaridwar in the Uttarakhand state of India. The temple is located atop the Bilwa Parvat on the Sivalik Hills, the southernmost mountain chain of the Himalayas. The temple also known as Bilwa Tirth is one of the Panch Tirth (Five Pilgrimages) within Haridwar.
Mansa Devi Temple is a Siddh Peetha which are the places of worship where desires get fulfilled. It is one of three such Peethas located in Haridwar, the other two being Chandi Devi Temple and Maya Devi Temple.
Mansa Devi Temple can be reached in two ways: on foot or by cable car. Walking requires a one and a half kilometer hike uphill. The track is sealed but the exertion can be draining during the hot months. Hence, many people prefer to take the cable car (also referred to as a ropeway) up, and walk down. The first cable car starts running at 7 a.m. during April to October, and 8 a.m. the rest of the year. Tickets cost 48 rupees per person, return. The departure point is centrally located in town.

MAA CHANDI DEVI

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Chandi Devi Temple, Haridwar (Hindi: चण्डी देवी मंदिर, हरिद्वार) is a Hindu temple dedicated to Goddess Chandi Devi in the holy city of Haridwar in the Uttarakhand state of India. The temple is situated atop the Neel Parvat on the Eastern summit of the Sivalik Hills, the southernmost mountain chain of the Himalayas.

The Temple is located at a distance of 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) from Har ki Pauri. To reach the temple one has to either follow the three kilometre trekking route from Chandighat and reach the shrine by climbing a number of steps or climb the recently introduced rope-way (cable car) service. The rope-way service known as Chandi Devi Udankhatola was introduced for the benefit of the pilgrims and it caters to the pilgrims also to the nearby located Mansa Devi shrine. The rope-way carries the pilgrims from the lower station located near Gauri Shankar Temple on the Nazibabad Road directly to the Chandi Devi Temple located at an altitude of 2,900 metres (9,500 ft).

It’s a wonderful experience to trek up to the temple, guests even have the choice of victimization the ropeway to achieve there. If you get pleasure from steep climbs, you’ll take forty five minutes to achieve the temple of Maa Chandi Devi in haridwar. However, you’ll cut the traveling time short as you select the ropeway; reaching the temple by ropeway takes up simply 5-10 minutes. The image put in at the temple is extremely ancient.