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Bhimgoda Kund In Haridwar Uttarakhand


Bhimgoda Kund is located near Har-Ki-Pauri in Haridwar of Uttarakhand state. This sacred Kund is situated at a distance of about 300 meters from Har-Ki-Pauri. It is a holy ancient Kund, whose name the hero of the Mahabharata epic, one of the five Pandavas, named after Bhima. According to mythology, when Pandavas were roaming in the forest, then Draupadi (Bhima's wife) seemed of the thirst for water. Around Draupadi, there was no source of water, then powerful Bhima kept his knees on the ground, which caused a pit in the ground and that pit was full of water, from which Draupadi extinguished his thirst. So this place was named "Bhimgoda". 'Bhima' is the name of one of the Pandava brothers and 'Goda' is a Hindi word for the knee. Bhimgoda Kund is one of the main holy places of Haridwar.


How To Reach Bhimgoda Kund

By Air

The nearest airport to Haridwar is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 38 km from Haridwar.

By Rail

The nearest railway station of Haridwar is Haridwar, which comes under to the Northern Railway Zone of Indian Railways.

By Road

The Bhimgoda Kund is located at a distance of about 4 km from Haridwar town.

Haridwar Bhimgoda Kund In Haridwar Uttarakhand Photos and Timings