Triveni Ghat - Triveni Ghat Rishikesh - Triveni Ghat in Rishikesh - Triveni Ghat Ganga Aarti
Triveni Ghat is situated bank of the holy river Ganges. This scared ghat used for bath for most of pilgrims. The main daily event of the attraction is the evening Aarti of Goddess Ganga also commonly called as "Maha Aarti". You can see the devotee's offers prayer during aarti.
Triveni Ghat, a confluence of three holy significant 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 Triveni Ghat will have release, 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 impressive view of lamps floated in the river as part of aarti ceremony is pleasing to eyes after the sunset. Triveni Ghat holds a significant place in the Hindu Mythology and Puranas and also finds a mention in the Hindu epics Ramayana and Mahabharata. It is believed that Lord Krishna visited this holy spot when he was hurt by an arrow shot by Jara – a hunter. The popular temples Gita Mandir and Lakshminarayan temple are located on the banks of Triveni Ghat.
Rivers play an important part in the Hindu mythology. Almost all the rivers starting from the holy Ganges to the mighty Brahmaputra has a story to tell. Triveni Ghat in Somnath is one such spot where three Rivers namely Hiran, Kapil and Saraswati meet with the Arabian Sea. The confluence of the three rivers or Sangam as it is referred to in Hindu religious terms is one of the most holy places in India. This is also the place where the chatri of the Lord Krishna is constructed. Krishna is said to have visited this holy spot after being hit by an arrow. The Ghat is considered to be the cremation ground of Lord Krishna.
Triveni Ghat has a market also. You can get gems, precious and semi-precious stones, knickknacks, clothes, puja items, CDs and tapes. Also shops for religious goods, kullu topis, Nehru jackets, kurtas, salwar kameez and jewellery, bangles on the narrow streets. Pick up simple, painted Ganesh idols, gems, incense, rudraksh beads, religious books, paintings, Natarajas and statues of almost every deity in the Hindu pantheon. For food they have road side shops Ice creams Shops, Golgappa and sweets shops. For who like to read books they have a book stall you can find every kind of books here.
Places to Visit in Triveni Ghat
The Gita Mandir (Temple), Bharat Mandir (Temple) & the Laxmi- Narayan Temple is the main attractions of the Triveni Ghat.
Places to visit Near Triveni Ghat
There is another Temple called Bharat Temple which is 1Km from Triveni Ghat. The Gita Mandir & Laxmi – Narayan Temples located bank of the Triveni Ghat.
Things to do in Triveni Ghat
You can see the Gita Mandir (Temple) & Laxmi – Narayan temples who located on the bank of Triveni Ghat. You can see also a good market of Rishikesh near the Triveni Ghat.
Hotels near Triveni Ghat
Hotel Vasundhara Palace, Hotel The Great Ganga, Hotel Pure Inn, Hotel Sanskriti.
How to Reach Triveni Ghat
Its only 06 km from Ram Jhula, 09 Km from Lakshman Jhula, 30 km far from Haridwar, 240 km from Delhi, 35 km from Dehradun, 20 km from Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, 70 km from Mussoorie. You can go by taxi, by bus and by your private vehicles. Auto rickshaws (Tuk Tuk) also available for Triveni Ghat.