Kumbha Mela 2021 began in Haridwar

Kumbha Mela 2021, despite the restrictions, began in Haridwar on January 14 and will last until April 27. It is the largest festival in the world and is attended by millions of people every year. The past Kumbha Mela in Haridwar was visited by about 70 million people in 2010. Kumbha Mela is held every […]

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Rishikesh gets new three-lane pedestrian bridge on river Ganga

Yesterday, 20 November 2020, a new suspension bridge across the river Ganga began operation in Rishikesh. After the legendary Lakshman Jhula (opened in 1930) and Ram Jhula (opened in 1986), the holy city received a new three-lane Janki Setu bridge. The new bridge of 274 meters will facilitate the movement of pedestrians and motorcycles, especially […]

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Ganesha Invocation

Om shrim hrim klim glaum gam ganapataye vara varada sarva janame vashamanaya svaha Om Ekadantaya Vidmahe Vakkratundaya Dheemahi Tanno Danti Prachodayat Om shanti shanti shanti Om Shrim Maha Ganapataye Namaha

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Mystical Rishikesh in January

In Rishikesh in January, fogs are so thick that they create the illusion of unreality. Early in the morning you feel like a hedgehog from the cartoon: bridges, human figures, cows, dogs and temples appear on the way out of nowhere and again disappear into nowhere. Rising from behind the mountains, the sun slowly reveals […]

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