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Triveni Ghat
About Triveni Ghat

Tri means three and veni means confluence. Hence Triveni means confluence of the three. This place is considered to be the convergence of the Ganges, the Yamuna and legendry Saraswati river, is a most revered sacred bathing spot in Rishikesh and is situated on the banks of Ganges River. Triveni Ghat holds a sacred value and is considered as a great place for pilgrimage.

Triveni Ghat is a sacred Ghat and bathing spot on the right bank of river Ganges, where devotees take a holy dip and offer their heartful prayers. The arti ceremony at Trivani Ghat takes place daily at sunset. An Awe-inspiring sight, when flame of belief enlightens the whole environment and the mind and body revitalized by the songs recited in praise of the Ganges. Devotees release flower-filled leaf boats carrying tiny oil lamps and let them float out on the river which is the ceremony of worship, remembrance and hope.

One must take a boat ride in Ganges to get the joy of nature including gushing waters, mountain ranges, forest and wild life. It is of belief that those who take a dip in Triveni Ghat will have salvation, a relief from all sins carried out; the water here has the power to purify them. Devotees make many offerings at Triveni ghat, in the early morning at sunrise they offer milk to the river and happily feed the fish in the Ghat. An imposing view of lamps floated in the river as part of aarti ceremony is pleasing to eyes after the sunset.

This is a place where all tourists reaching Rishikesh pay visit without missing. It is a good place for religious visitors also. Daily in the morning and evening there are thousands of devotees who take bath at Triveni Ghat and enjoy the Maha Aarti being performed.

It very relaxing to sit on the banks of the river and enjoy the cool breeze from the river. Devotees make many offerings at Triveni ghat, in the early morning at sunrise they offer milk to the river and happily feed the fish in the Triveni Ghat.

 
Main Attraction of Triveni Ghat

The evening aarti, also known as the 'Maha Aarti', which takes place at this ghat, is the major attraction among the tourists. This aarti is accompanied by chantings of bhajan, beating drums, bells and diyas glowing all over the place.

The devotees release small oil lamps placed on leaf boats in the water. These lamps floats down the river and provide a beautiful view. Ceremonies like 'Pindha Shraddha' in the name of ancestors are also done at Triveni Ghat.

 
How to Reach Triveni Ghat

Its only 06 km from Ram Jhula, 30 km far from Haridwar, 09 Km from Lakshman Jhula, 35 km from Dehradun, 20 km from Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, 240 km from Delhi, 70 km from Mussoorie. One can go by taxi, by bus & by private vehicles. Auto rickshaws (Tuk Tuk) also available for Triveni Ghat.

 

 


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