Shivratri is one of the auspicious festival celebrated by Hindus worldwide with devotion to Lord Shiva. There are few interesting facts about Shivratri, which you should know about. Shivaratri is great festival of convergence of Shiva and Shakti. Chaturdashi Tithi during Krishna Paksha in month of Magha is known as Maha Shivaratri according to South…

Kankhal is a small town about 5 Km south of Haridwar, and most pilgrims to Hardwar visit Kankhal at least once, since it has several important sacred places. For many years Kankhal was a much larger town than Haridwar, and many wealthy Hindus built homes in the early 19th century. It’s a smaller town now,…

About Lord Shiva Shiva (meaning “auspicious one”) is the destroyer of evil or transformer among the Trimurti, the Hindu Trinity of the primary aspects of the divine. Shiva is considered to be a yogi , who has notice of everything that happens in the world and is the main aspect of life. Yet one with…

Haridwar  or Har Dwar – means in sanskrit Gateway to the Gods. Haridwar, is one of the most holy places in India. It is believed to be as old as Varanasi. Haridwar holds the Kumbh mela every 6th and 12th year on the famous Har ki Paudi ghat. Haridwar is a holy city in the…

Har ki Pauri is a standout amongst the most essential places in Haridwar. This sacred ghat was fabricated by King Vikramaditya in memory of his sibling Bhartrihari. Bhartrihari came to Haridwar to ponder by on the banks of stream Ganges in the most recent days of his life. His sibling Vikrmaditya fabricated a Ghat in…

One gigantic gathering of devotees to celebrate one cause. A showcase of humanity at one place that can be just termed as “majestic” . The Kumbh Mela or the Kumbh fair is held after every 3 years at four location in a cyclic manner.the Ardh (half) Kumbh Mela is celebrated every six years at Haridwar…

The Ganges or Ganga, is a trans-boundary river of India and Bangladesh. The 2,525 km (1,569 mi) river rises in the western Himalayas in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, and flows south and east through the Gangetic Plain of North India into Bangladesh, where it empties into the Bay of Bengal. By discharge it ranks among the…