Maa Ganga or Goddess Mother Ganges is the Holiest of Rivers for Billions of Hindus living on Planet Earth.
Revered and Worshipped, the featured image shows the preparations for an Evening Aarti ( Prayers ) on the Ghats of the Pristine and Enchanting River Ganges at Rishikesh , Uttrakhand, India.
As per Mythology and folklore The Ganges has Magical and Curative Powers to cure both the body and mind.
Rishikesh, located 250 kms North of Delhi and 25 Kms from Haridwar and Dehradun is nestled in the Himalayas and exemplifies this belief totally.
It has become a major destination or Hotspot for Meditation , Yoga and Ayurvedic Medicine.
The famous Parmarth Ashram at Ram Jhoola, Muni Ki Reti is a major destination for Yoga buffs across the world and has over a 1000 rooms.
The Himalayas and beautiful Ghats add to the charm of this peaceful and serene destination.
The evening Aarti ( Prayers) held daily on the banks of the River Ganges is a sight to behold for both believers and non believers.
Sadhus or Holy Men clad in Saffron pay their respects to the Holy River by chanting Har Har Gange.
Rishikesh is accessible by Road, Air and Train and November to February are months when the town is calmer and not bustling with tourists.
Discover yourself in the Lap of Mother Ganga.