Tag: Hrishikesh pilgrimage details
Haridwar,Hardwar,Gangadhwar…all the same. Refers to the sacred site of Hinduism,which is a gateway to Holy Shrines Vishnu and Siva. The pilgrimage to Badrinath , the Abode of Sri Vishnu begins here,so it is Hari Dhwar, Entrance to Vishnu;the important Holy sites of Siva Hrishikesh,Neelakanta Mahadev,Rameswara Mahadeva,Manasa Devi are reached from here,hence Hardhwar; River Ganga enters the plain ,for the first time, here,it is here three rivers meet Ganga Triveni at Hrishikesh,so it is Gangadhwar. Hrishikesh is the name of Sri Vishnu,the one who rules over your mind and directs it,Kesava is another name of Vishnu that means Brahma,Ka,Va for, Vishnu and Sa for Iss ,Siva.