Har-Ki-Pauri is believed to be one of the holiest Ghats in India. It is the first place where the holy river Ganga touches the plains after flowing through the Himalayan range. There are several temples situated on the banks of River Ganga. People visit these temples every day to offer their prayers. Offerings are made with lighted lamps during the evenings. During evenings, one can witness leafed lamps floating all over the river. The view of this offering is completely enchanting and really can’t be missed.
The Mythology of Har Ki Pauri in Haridwar
According to history, the place has a mark of Lord Vishnu’s footprint on a stone even today. Therefore, it is believed that Lord Shiva visited Har ki Paudi during the Vedic period. Har-Ki-Pauri is considered a site of immense religious importance. People from all across the world visit the site to offer their prayers and seek blessings. It is believed that those who take a dip in River Ganga can wash off all their sins.
A number of priests can be seen performing aarti, chanting mantras, and meditating on the banks of the river. The place offers an ambiance filled with spiritual vibes which take you to a whole different world. The best time to visit Har Ki Pauri is during the summer season, starting in March and ending in June.
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