Haridwar is one of the ancient pilgrimage sites of India, Haridwar is revered since ancient times. Haridwar means Hari means Lord Vishnu and Gate means Gate, therefore Haridwar is the gateway to God from where the journey to Charo Dham begins.
Haridwar is one of the four places in the Puranic stories of Hindus where the drops of nectar fell accidentally by the garuda of Vishnu, the four places where the drops of nectar fell, those four places are Nashik Ujjain, Haridwar and Allahabad Jha at Kumbh Mela in every Bharah year. And Ardh Kumbh Mela is held every 6 years. Where does Ganga ji take a bath, our sins get dusted.
It is visited by people from far off places of the world to bathe in Ardh Kumbh and Kumbh because the Kumbh Mela is very much recognized. The main place in Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India is a ghat which we call Har ki Pauri literally, “Har “Means” Lord Shiva “who is a deity according to the Shaiva school of Hindu theology,” Ki “means” Ka “and” Pauri “means” Charan “.
HISTORY OF HARIDWAR
It is believed that Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu visited Brahmakund in Har ki Pauri in the Vedic period (ancient times). Har ki Pauri is considered to be the main exit point of Ganga ji from where Ganga ji would pass through the plains.
There is a place in Har ki Pauri where the evening aarti is done during tomorrow which has been happening since very ancient times.Which is known as Bramha Kunda. The place where the drops of nectar fell is known as Hara Ki Puri and Bramha Kunda. Vikramaditya built this sacred ghat in memory of his brother Bhartruhari, who is believed to have visited Haridwar on the banks of the Ganges.
This ghat later known as Har-ki-Pauri (also known as Brahmakund). During the aarti at this place in the evening, all the people flow diyas and flowers into Ganga ji, which leads to salvation. At the time of Aarti, Pandit ji ignites the Jyot and the big drums are played, it seems very attractive to see that people come from far away to enjoy this time, this is a tourist who has reverence for God. Is the best place.
Many people start their Char Dham Yatra by taking bath in Haridwar. There is also a market and a Dharamshala in the vicinity of HARIDWAR . In Haridwar, you can find hotels near Har Ki Puri, Haridwar is very attractive.
Har Ki Pauri Aarti Timing :–
Ganga Aarti is done daily in Haridwar. The time of Ganga Aarti in Haridwar is between 4pm to 4pm, which is a very beautiful scene which we can not tell from the talk, it is very difficult to tell the beautiful display of Ganga Aarti to enjoy this occasion. Must take In the evening, the sound of the bells and bells makes the mind beautiful. That is the specialty, Hinduism teaches you to enjoy every moment in Hinduism you can watch ganga aarti live at youtube
|HOTEL NEAR HAR KI PAURI HARIDWAR|
2 :- Alpana Hotel
3 :- Swagat Inn
4 :- Hotel La Casa
5 :- HOTEL ANAND
Places to Visit in Haridwar
There is a temple called MANSA DEVI TEMPLE just 2 Km from Har Ki Pauri. You can hair a Rickshaw or go by walk to the gate of the temple. Then you can go by walk or by cable car. Also visit a large Lord Shiva Statue on the opposite side of Har ki Pauri.
Haridwar dharamshala :-
1 – shree haridwar gujrati dharamshala
2 – Govind Bhawan Dharamshala
3 – TAYAL DHARAMSHALA
4 – Sri Govind Bhawan Trust – Bhatinda Dharamshala – Haridwar
5 – barnala dharamshala