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Saptrishi Ashram In Haridwar Uttarakhand


Saptrishi Ashram is an ancient famous ashram located in Haridwar of Uttarakhand state. This ashram was established in the year 1943 by Goswami Guru Dutt. This ashram sages and saints from all over the world and there is a centre of faith to gain a good education of life. At this place, the idols of Pandavas on the banks of river Ganga are indicated, which shows that they passed through this ashram before he going to heaven. It is also believed that the Ganga split itself into seven currents at this place. It is believed that this ashram was the adoration site of seven sages. According to legend, the Saptrishi Ashram was a meditation centre for seven sages (Kashyap, Vashishta, Atri, Vishwamitra, Jamdagni, Bhardwaj and Gautam). Once all the sages decided to pay attention to the banks of river Ganga, but due to the sound of the flow of the river Ganges, they were having difficulty in meditation. Later, the Rishis divided the river into seven different streams to reduce the noise of the flow of the river Ganga, which is called Saptsarovar. For this reason, this place is also known as "Saptsarovar" and "Saptrishi Ashram".


How To Reach Saptrishi Ashram

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

Saptrishi Ashram is located about 5 km away from Haridwar town.

Haridwar Saptrishi Ashram In Haridwar Uttarakhand Photos and Timings