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In Hrisikesh, 356 m above the sea level, Ganges is leaving Himalayas and flows into India's lowlands. Hrisikesh is known as very peaceful place.

3 x bigger image in new window Hrisikesh has very good conditions for yoga studies and meditation. Therefore one can find many ashrams there.
3 x bigger image in new window Triveni-ghat is the main ghat in Hrisikesh. The underground confluence of Yamuna Sarasvati is said to be there.
3 x bigger image in new window Deity of Lord Shiva is every day placed on the table to river's shallow and worshipped by kirtan.
3 x bigger image in new window Narayan Bharat (Vishnu).
3 x bigger image in new window Short description of the temple's history.
3 x bigger image in new window Dhruva Maharaja.
3 x bigger image in new window Vasistha Muni.
3 x bigger image in new window Vishvamitra Muni.
3 x bigger image in new window Laksman-yula is 3 km up from the Hrisikesh center. Laksmana, Lord Rama's brother, is said to perform penances here. Rama and Laksmana also took sacred bath here to neutralize sin committed by killing demon Ravana, who was a brahmana.
3 x bigger image in new window Ganges leaves Himalayas flows into lowlands.
It is about 250 km from Hrisikesh and Haridwar to Gangotri and Gomukh.
 
Sapta-rishi ashram
Božstva Lakšmí Nárajana

Local sadhu.

There are many small temples in Sapta-rishi ashram. Ganges is said to divide here into seven branches to please seven rishis meditating in this area.

3 x bigger image in new window Radha Krishna.
3 x bigger image in new window Radha Krishna.
Božstva Lakšmí Nárajana Sita Rama Laksmana Hanumana.

English texts, selection of images, design:
Tattva-darsi das
Most texts are based on the information from Jada Bharata's book Holy Places of India,
which contains many additional information useful for travelers. It can be found on:
www.spiritualguides.net

Photographs from his travels:
Pavan-suta das

 


Published:
November 2001
 
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Subramanyam.C.D
2013-08-07

I request you,Kindly arrange to send Histry od Hrikesh and oblige. CDS


anuj bisht
2009-10-05

Om Namah Shivaya ! I love Induísmo, Sanatana Dharma . Jaya jaya World Yogis


João Mosimann
2009-08-10

Om Namah Shivaya ! I love Induísmo, Sanatana Dharma . Jaya jaya World Yogis ...

Instrutor, João Mosimann .


Ashutosh
2009-06-22

greatttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttt


Jaganmohan Sabat
2008-11-29

Sir, Kindly enlighten me about the Ashram for retired life with family. Kindly also tell about the affordibility.


Amit Majumder
2008-10-12

I am a central govt employee. Pl let me know whether there is any Ashram or Old age home where myself and my wife can spend our retired life in Hrisikesh, Ukhimath etc. or any other places at Uttarakhand.


renuka
2008-07-04

Wonderful to see pictures of a place that I am dreaming of visitng before I die, to stay and meditate there.


Bala
2006-02-16

Thank u for the history of Hrisikesh.
It is really nice to know about such beautiful places.


Jay Mukherjee
2003-12-26

please let me know whether there is any place where myself and my wife can spend our retired life in Hrisikesh. Thank you


Vikram Ramsoondur
2003-12-06

Wonderful!Hrsikesa is always a special place for me as it is there that I took my first dip in the Ganga last year.Srila Prabhupada too enjoyed lovely pastimes there.Hari bol!

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