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(Haridwar, India)

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Haridwar is city in district of Uttarakhand state in India. Haridwar is place where the river Ganges enters in plain areas north India after flowing 250 kms from its origin Gaumukh (Gangotri Glacier). Haridwar is that the place wherever individuals from across the Asian country visit for journeying and to require a holy read the holy stream Ganges.

Haridwar is an ancient town & it's one amongst the foremost sacred cities in Asian country. The varied nature of the Hindu faith has attracted foreign guests from all round the world. Haridwar contains 2 words Hari & Dwar. Hari means that god & Dwar means that gate. Haridwar means that entrance to the god. There are four holy temples Gangotri, Yamunotri, and Kedarnath & Badrinath on the hills additionally called chardham. Haridwar is sort of an entry purpose to those chardham. Individuals visit Haridwar before visiting these temples therefore the city was became noted as Haridwar. Haridwar is mentioned in numerous ancient Indian scriptures (Purans, Upanishads & Mahabharata) as a Mayapur, Kapilsthan, Mokshdwar or Gangadwar. In Mahabharata nice sage Dhaumya mentioned Haridwar (Gangadwar) as a serious journeying city to Yudhisthira. Har-Ki-Pauri in Haridwar was one amongst the four places wherever Amrit was besprent on earth.

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Haridwar is one of the most popular pilgrimage places to visit in Uttarakhand, India. It is believed that Haridwar has been sanctified by the presence of three Gods: Brahma, Vishnu...


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