Haridwar Ardh Kumbh Mela 2016 – Main Bathing (Snan) Dates: Ardh kumbh haridwar is celebrated in every 6 years Date (2016) Day Event 14th January Thursday Makar Sankranti 12th February Friday Vasant Panchami 22nd February Monday Magh Purnima 7th March Monday Mahashivratri 7th April Thursday Chaitra Amavasya 8th April Friday Chaitra Shukla Pratipada 14th April…

Mahamrityunjaya Mantra ॐ त्र्यम्बकं यजामहे सुगन्धिं पुष्टिवर्धनम् उर्वारुकमिव बन्धनान् मृत्योर्मुक्षीय मामृतात् ॥ OM tryambakaṃ yajāmahe sugandhiṃ puṣṭi-vardhanam urvāruk miva bandhanān mṛtyor mukṣīya māmṛtāt Meaning of Mantra: ओ३म् Trayambakam : One who has three eyes. Lord Shiva is the only one who have it. Yajamahe: One who is prayed or worshiped. Sugandhim: Good Smell. Pushti: Prosperous,…

हर हर महादेव Neelkanth Mahadev:- Mahadev throat become Blue(NeelKanth) by swallowing the deadly poison that came up during the churning of “Kshir Sagar” or the milky ocean(Samudra Manthan). Hence, He held it in His neck, which turned blue due to the effect of poison. 14th shloka of Shivmahimna Stotram says: “अकाण्ड–ब्रह्माण्ड–क्षयचकित–देवासुरकृपा विधेयस्याऽऽसीद्‌ यस्त्रिनयन विषं संहृतवतः।…

Om Namah Shivaya MahaShivratri/SHIV TERAS According to Hindu calendar the thirteenth lunar night / fourteenth; lunar day (Thithi / lunar day = Thriyodasi night / Chaturdasi Day) the waning phase of the moon (Krishna Paksha) is marked as ‘Mah shivratri’ Mahadev was married to Devi Parvati on Shivratri. Remember Shiva without Parvati is pure ‘Nirgun…

In an effort to boost tourism in Uttarakhand, especially religious tourism, the Uttarakhand Tourism Department will soon set up a Himalayan Haat modeled on the lines of Dilli Haat in Haridwar city. The objective of the Himalayan Haat, spread over 5-6 acres, is to promote the Uttarakhand handicrafts industry and State cuisine; in addition to…

Alpana Hotel, located on Lower Road, Ramghat. This hotel was opened to guests in 1999. The hotel is 40 km away from Jolly Grant airport, 1 km away from Haridwar rail station and 1 km away from Haridwar bus stand. The hotel is 1 km away from Mansa Devi, 3 km from Chandi Devi, 5…