Take a spiritual trip to Haridwar in the auspicious month of Saawan

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The pious month of Saawan is here. The fifth month of the Hindu calendar, this period of time is held in great esteem by Hindus, especially the devotees of Lord Shiva. From the Kanwar Mela to observing fasts on Mondays, there are various rituals associated with this holy month. This is also a great month to embark on a pilgrimage. The city of Haridwar is thriving with pilgrims and pulsating…

Hotel Ganga Sadan organises AUM – Yoga Fest by the Ganges.

AUM Yoga fest by the Ganges

Join us for a three-day yoga carnival on the banks of river Ganga Looking for things to do over the coming long weekend in August? Hotel Ganga Sadan brings to you a unique slice of ethnicity on the banks of India’s most important river – the holy Ganges. We are celebrating Yoga – the art of physical, mental and spiritual discipline – a gift from India to the world. Join…

Guru Purnima celebration in Haridwar

Guru Purnima

The spiritual city of Haridwar is always teeming with devotees from across the country. Some come to take a dip in the holy water, some to partake in the mystical Ganga aarti, while others take a tour of the ancients temples on the river bank. Various religious festivals also see a lot of pilgrims coming to the town. For instance, today, Haridwar is celebrating ‘Guru Purnima’. Guests at Hotel Ganga…

Kanwar Mela at Haridwar

Kanwar Mela

July 20 this year will mark the onset of the much revered Kanwar Mela. It happens during the month of Shravana. During this time devotees of Lord Shiva from across the country make a journey to Haridwar, Gaumukh and Gangotri to collect the holy water of river Ganges. This water is then used by them through the year to bathe the Shivalinga on special occasions such as MahaShivaratri. On their…

Visit the one of its kind – Bharat Mata Mandir at Haridwar

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The Bharat Mata Mandir is one of the best attractions in Manali. It is a unique sanctum built in reverence to Mother India and to pay tribute to the freedom fighters of India. While in Manali, ensure you do not miss to visit this one-of-a-kind temple. At Ganga Sadan, we can help arrange a hassle-free sightseeing tour of Manali for you. The Bharat Mata Mandir was inaugurated in 1983 by…

Maya Devi Temple – one of the most revered temples in Haridwar

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Along with Manasa Devi and Chandi Devi Temples, Maya Devi Temple forms the third of the ‘Siddha Peethas’ in Haridwar – a sanctum where it is believed the wishes of devotees come true. It is also referred to as a ‘Shakti Peetha’. According to Hindu mythology, the naval and heart of ‘Sati’ fell in the region where the temple had been built. This ancient, eleventh century temple is devoted to…

Visit the Chandi Devi Temple in Haridwar from Ganga Sadan

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One of the most auspicious places in Haridwar is the Chandi Devi temple. It is only a short distance from the best hotel in Haridwar – Ganga Sadan. The Chandi Devi temple is considered to be one of the three Siddh Peethas in the city – a sanctum where wishes of devotees are believed to come true. The other two temples are Manasa Devi Temple and Maya Devi Temple. There…