• Haridwar and Rishkesh are a holy City in Uttarakhan State.

Haridwar and Rishkesh

Haridwar and Rishkesh are holy Cities in Uttarakhan State. where the River Ganges exits the Himalayan foothills.

Tourist Places in Haridwar

  • Har Ki Pauri (Ganga's Ghat )
  • Mansa Devi Temple, Haridwar
  • Chandi Devi Temple, Haridwar
  • Kankhal
  • Bharat Mata Mandir

Tourist Places in Rishkesh

  • Ram Jhula
  • Parmarth Niketan
  • Gita Bhawan
  • Triveni Ghat
  • Trayambakeshwar
  • Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
  • Omkarananda Ashram Himalayas
  • Ganga Beach

Yoga in India

Yoga

Yoga began in the Indus-Saraswati civilisation more than 5,000 years ago. The Rig Veda is the first text that mentions the word yoga. The Bhagvad Gita, composed around 500 BC, is replete with details about yoga. 21 June is International Yoga Day.