Triveni Ghat. A confluence of three holy important Rivers the Ganges, the Yamuna and the Saraswathy, is a most revered sacred bathing spot in Rishikesh and is situated on the banks of Ganges River. It is of belief that those who take a dip in water at this ghat washes away all the sins and purifies the soul and will have salvation, a relief from all sins carried out; the water here has the power to purify them. Daily in the morning and evening there are thousands who take bath here and enjoy the Maha Aarti being performed. It very soothing to sit on the banks of the river and enjoy the cool breeze from the river.
Temple, On the east bank of the Ganges at Lakshman Jhula Bridge,
is 13 stories high, with different deities throughout.
Mandir Built by Adiguru Shankra Charya around 12th century, Bharat
Mandir is situated in the heart of the old town on the banks of the
Ganges. The Inner sanctum of the temple has the idol of Lord Vishnu,
carved out of a single Saligram. In the inner canopy above the idol
is Shree Yantra installed by Adi Sankraya Charya.
Jhula is situated 3 Km north of Rishikesh, Is an iron suspension
bridge. It is made over river Ganges to cross the river and is a landmark
of Rishikesh. Ram Jhula has been added recentlyconstructed between Shivananda
Ashram and Sawargashram. The fresh air and sound of flowing water, the
scenic beauty of the region can be seen from the bridge.
Jhula - Laxman Jhula - Laxman Jhoola, - is a 450 feet long an iron
suspension bridge situated in Rishikesh in Indian state of Uttarakhand.
Lakshman Jhula is one of the most prominent landmarks at Rishikesh.
It is made over river Ganges to cross the river and is a landmark of
Rishikesh. It is said that Lakshman crossed Ganges on jute ropes between
the place where this bridge is built. Lakshman Jhula was built in 1939.
There are spectacular views from the bridge.
Bhavan. Place of Guru Shri Ram Sukh Daasji, (the great thinker of
his time) Popular among the Hindu Brahmin Community. Twice a year people
gather at this ashram to read the Ramayana together.
Ashram, Shri 108 Baba Sali Kamli Wale Swami Atam Prakash Ji. Swargashram
( Heavenly Adobe) as the name connotes is a beautiful place situated
in picturesque surroundings at the foot of Himalayas on the left bank
of the Ganges between Rishikesh and Laxmanjhula. It is the spiritual
“ground zero” of Rishikesh, filled with a concentration
of ashrams and temples. The areas is known for its healthy and satwik
living environment. It is this spot where from ages of yore the famous
Yogis and Rishis have been doing the Tapasya. Numerous mention of this
spot occurs in the holy scripture Puranas.
Niketan. One of the few Ashrams left in India where Kids get the
Vedas Education. Must Visit in Evening for the Pooja/Aarti. 5 PM in
Winter and 6 PM in summer.
Mahadev Temple is situated on the outskirts of Rishikesh, around
12 km away, is a revered temple, known as ‘Nilkanth Mahadeo’. Perched
on top of a hill, at a height of around 1675 m, the temple is dedicated
to Lord Shiva. Legends say that the venom that oozed out while the ‘Samudra
Manthan’ was ingested by Lord Shiva at the place which is now known
as the Nilkanth Mahadeo.
Vashista Goofa: One hour drive from Rishikesh up river is situated
Vasishtha Goofa , where famous saint vasishtha meditaed on the banks
of the Ganges. The cave is very peaceful and is a perfect place for