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Roopkund

Roopkund

in Nature, North India, Temple, Trekking, Uttarakhand, Valley, Water falls | 0 comments

Roopkund is also known as Mystery Lake. It is located in chamoli district of Uttarakhand, India. At the edge of the lake visitors can see hundreds of human skeletons. No one does not know how these skeletons come to this lake edge when the snow melts. So this place is known as Mystery Lake. Existence of these skeletons found dates back to 9th century. This lake is also known as Skeleton lake.   What to see at Roopkund: This place is famous among the natural lovers and for trekking lovers. Major trekking basis of this Roopkund are  Nanda Ghunti and Trisul. Nanda Ghunti height is 6310 meters and Height of Trisul is 7120 meters. Major festival celebrates at this place is Bedni Bugyal. This festival celebrates during autumn season. All nearby villagers participate in this festival. Nanda Devi Raj Jat is the larger celebration of this place. This celebrates once in every 12 years. At that time Goddess Nanda is worshipped. This river covered with snow most of the year. Journey toward this lake is a memorable experience.   For trekking to Roopkund, there are different routes. One is travel to Lohajung or wan by road. Then Climb hill rock and reach Ran Ki Dhar. Other trekking place is at Bedni Bugyal. At that place visitors can see grounds for sheeps, horses and mules. Other places to visit at this place are a small lake and two temples. Closer view of Trisul peaks is possible from Bedni Bugyal. Landslides and waterfalls can also be seen at Bedni.   What to see around Roopkund: Gopeshwar: Temples are the major attractions of this place. Gauchar fair is most famous fair in this area. Gopeshwar Attractions are Gopinath Temple, Snow covered hill, Mountain climbing, Trekking, Anasuya Devi Temple, Tungnath Temple. Other attractions of this town of this town are mountain climbing and trekking. Auli: This is most popular winter destination of Uttarakhand. From this place visitors can have best view of the Himalayan Mountain range. Badrinath: Major attraction of this town is Badrinath Temple. Badrinath Attractions are Badrinath Temple, Tapt Kund, Surya Kund, Charanpaduka, Brahma Kapal, Narada Kund. Joshimath: It is one among the 4 Peeths (centres).  This is most sacred place...

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Parmarth Niketan

Parmarth Niketan

in Nature, North India, Uttarakhand | 0 comments

Parmarth Niketan is a Spiritual heaven which is located at Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India. Pujya Swami Shudevanandji Maharaj founded this ashram in 1942.  It is the largest ashram in Risikesh. Thousands of tourists come to this place every year. This ashram provides accommodation to the visitors of this place.   What to see at Parmarth Niketan: Activities of this Niketan are morning universal prayers followed by daily yoga and meditation class. Daily Satsang also conducts here.    Kirtan which is world famous Ganga Aarti conducts at the evening. Other activities conducts at this place are Nature cure and Ayurvedic treatment and training. Vijaypal Baghel of Himalaya Vahini planted Kalpavriksha, divine tree of heaven at this premises. This ashram is the home to 14 feet Lord Shiva Idol. This ashram provides several courses on Ayurveda, Reiki, Acupressure, Stress Management, Pranayama, meditation and Yoga. Without discrimination of creed, caste, religion, nationality, race all the invited to this place.   What to see around Parmarth Niketan: Tera Manzil Temple: Different idols of Hindu gods and goddesses can be seen here. From this place sun set looks so beautifully. It is located 5kms away from Ashram. Shri Tryambakeshwar temple: Lord Shiva is worshipped here. Some people say that it is one of the Joyothirlingas. It is located 15kms away from the Ashram. Lakshman Jhula: It is a suspension bridge which was constructed in 1939. In 1889, it was a Jute Bridge. It is believed that Lord Rama’s brother Lakshmana used this bridge to cross the Ganga River. From this place visitors can see River Ganga, Ashrams and temples. It is located 11kms away from the Ashram. Triveni Ghat: It is the confluence of 3 sacred rivers such as Saraswati, Yamuna and Ganga. People believe that taking a dip at this place will wipe off all the sins. Maha Aarti is the major attractions of this place. It is located 17kms away from the Ashram. Bharat Mandir: It is one of the oldest temples of Rishikesh. Adi Guru Shankaracharya built this temple. Lord Vishnu is worshipped here. It is located 14kms away from the Ashram. Lakshman Temple: It is another ancient temple of this place. At this site Lakshman performed Tapa. It is believed that Lord...

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Vishnuprayag

Vishnuprayag

in Alakanand River, Chamoli district, Panch Prayag, Temple, Uttarakhand, Valley, Water falls, Water Sports | 0 comments

Vishnuprayag is located at the meeting point of Alakananda River and Dhauliganga River. This place is situated in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. This place gets its name from Lord Vishnu. According to Hindu Mythology, Sage Narad meditated here for Lord Vishnu. He appeared before Sage at this place.   What to see in Vishhnuprayag: It is one of the Panch Prayags. Other Panch Prayagas are Rudraprayag, NandaPrayag, Devprayag, and KarnaPrayag. This place is famous for natural beauty with beautiful hill rocks. At the confluence of the rivers a temple can be seen.  This was built by Ahalyabai in 1889. She was the Maharani of Indore at that time. From this temple stairs can be seen by the visitors of this place. These stairs leads to Vishnu Kund. Devotees take a dip in this Vishnu Kund. They believe that persons who take a dip at this place, all the sins will wipe off. But in the recent days dips on this water is restricted as current is very strong here. This place is situated on the route from Joshimath to Badrinath. Badrinath is located 35kms away from this place. Other attractions of this place are adventure sports such as Kayaking, White water rafting and Trekking.   What to see around Vishnuprayag: Valley of Flowers: It is located 27kms away from the town. Major attractions of this place are Pristine air, snow clad peaks, milky white streams, meadows and alpine shrubs. Joshimath: It is one among the 4 Peeths (centres).  This is most sacred place to the Hindus. It was established by Adi Shankaracharya. This place is located 10kms away from the town. Auli: This offers best view of Himalayan Mountain ranges. It is located on the way to Badrinath, which is the best pilgrim place for the Hindus. This is most popular winter destination in Uttarakhand. It is located 24kms away from the town. Hemkund Sahib: It is located 24kms away from the town. For Sikhs there are 508 important pilgrim places in India. It is one of those pilgrim places. This is the highest gurudwara of Sikh community. It is situated in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Badrinath: It is one of the holy places for Hindu Devotes. Badrinath along...

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