Ganges Aarti (Ceremony) Haridwar - Discover Uttarakhand

The Ganges aarti of Haridwar is held in Har-ki-Pauri which means “feet of the lord” .Ganges aarti at haridwar is one of the three most interactive aartis in India. The Ganges aarti is Worldwide Famous because of its memorising vibes. Ganges arti is held every day at 06:00pm-07:00pm . The priests hold large bowl of fire in their hand. The bells of the temples start ringing on the same chorus. Surrounding fills with the chanting of the mantras that relaxes the one’s souls and purifies it . The devotees lit their lamb(diyas), offers this to goddess Ganges . The shadow of the diyas of hundreds of devotes reflects in the river Ganges, which seems to like as star are shining on the earth rather than on sky.
Please keep clean the Ganges, do not dump any plastic in the Ganges.


Ganga Aarti means prayer for river Ganges. Prayers are devoted to the gods. The Ganges River is not just a river in India, it is a divine mother. River Ganges gives life in the form of water. When you take a dip in your holy water, the same water also removes the sins. Ganga river also liberates souls. This is not just a river but the entire culture. Historically, millions of people live on the banks of river Ganges. His water for agriculture is still valuable to India. River Ganges is considered to be God who was originally living in heaven. Sant Bhagirath gave a long attention to paying tribute to his ancestors (decrease in ash due to the curse of Rishi Kapil) He received blessings from the Ganga by the Gods. Lord Shiva kept it to reduce its powerful flow. When Ganga flashed on the migration of the ancestors of Bhagirath, they got salvation (liberation from the cycle of death and rebirth). Even after the same tradition, Hindus offer their living relatives (after sharing the body) in Ganga river and expect salvation for them. In the name of Sant Bhagirath river, Ganga is known as Bhagirathi on the source and when the river meets the Alaknanda in Devprayag, then the name Ganga gets. Since hundreds of years are being considered as a holy river on river Ganges and it has become a part of their life, where they have come to receive salvation for their relatives and to overcome their sins. Thanks to the river Ganges thanks to the Ganges River.


Ganges Aarti is organized in Har Pori Ghat. An average of 3000 to 30000 or more people come to experience evening ganges aarti. The crowd will fall on the weather (May is the highest season, while July and August are short season) as well as weekends - non-weekends and even festivals. In the long weekend and on all major Indian festivals, more people will be involved in Ganges Arti. Everybody's Pauri is the most famous ferry to take a sacred dip in the Ganges. Every pony is located on the main highway. It is 2 to 3 km from Haridwar railway station and bus station. The nearest airport is Dehradun 35 km. The Ghat is very important in religious form, because according to ancient Hindu religious books Lord Vishnu came here to bless Bharatuhari. This is the reason that it is known as the pauri (the marks of God's feet) of everybody. During each celebration, you can see more crowds in the days of the moon, the moon day of the moon and the weekend. Every day at least 5000 to 10000 people come here to take a bath. Numbers can also reach the weekend. On some big festivals like Bisakhi, Makar Sakranti, Somvati Amavasya, Shivratri can easily reach the number of people in a day from 100,000 to 300,000 or more. This is the place where Nector's drops fell during the fight between the Gods and the Ashur for the Nectar. Due to this holy river is considered to be the most sacred place to take bath in the Ganges. Curiously where the Holy River and the Holy Place come together, it will attract a large number of people. Especially during the Kumbh Mela, when the time is auspicious, it attracts millions of people every year to take bath in the Ganga during the Kumbh festival every 12 years in Haridwar. There are some other occasions where you can see a large gathering such as Semi Kumbh Mela after every 6 years (during January to May), Kanwar fair (7 days usually comes in July, August).


Haridwar By Air : The nearest airport is the Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun (Capital of Uttarakhand). 

Haridwar By Rail : Haridwar is well-linked by railway network to the major cities of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and India. 

Haridwar By Road : Haridwar is conveniently connected by roads to the major cities of Uttarakhand and neighboring states. It is connected with cities like Rishikesh, Dehradun, Mussoorie, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Jodhimath, Delhi, etc

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