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Triveni Ghat In Rishikesh Uttarakhand









Overview

Triveni Ghat is a famous holy ghat located in Rishikesh. This is a major bathing ghat, where pilgrims dip in the holy the Ganges river. It is said that there is a confluence three major rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati on this ghat. According to the belief of the people, by the dipping into the river on here brings liberation from sins is attained. According to Hindu mythology, this Ghat is considered sacred and in Hindu epics, this sacred valley is also mentioned. It is believed that Lord Shri Krishna visited this holy place when he was hurt by the arrow of a hunter called "Jara" and this Ghat is also considered as the site of Lord Krishna's funeral. On this place, a "Pind Shradh" is done "ritual", for peace of the soul. At one end of this ghat is the beautiful statue of Goddess Ganga getting out of Lord Shiva's hair and on the other side, giving Gita knowledge to Arjuna, there is a beautiful idol of Shri Krishna and a temple of Ganga Mata. The main attraction of Triveni Ghat is the aarti of Goddess Ganga, also called "Maha aarti". During the evening, thousands of pilgrims gather for the aarti on the ghat.

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How To Reach Triveni Ghat


By Air

The nearest airport to Rishikesh is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 20 km from Rishikesh.

By Train

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

By Road

Triveni Ghat is located at a distance of about 1.5 km from Rishikesh bus stand.






Rishikesh Triveni Ghat In Rishikesh Uttarakhand Photos and Timings
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