13. WELCOME TO INDIA
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Vous êtes cordialement invités ...
Haridwar is the most holy place for the Hindus all over India. In Hindi, Haridwar stands for Dwar of Hari or Gateway to God, 'Hari' meaning god and 'dwar' meaning gate. Haridwar is regarded as one of the seven holiest places to Hindus. The echo of holy chants, the spirituality in the surrounding and the beauty of nature all around in Haridwar is definitely a treat to the senses.
The paradise for nature lovers, Haridwar presents an insight of Indian culture and traditions. Haridwar is one of the first towns where Ganga emerges from the mountains to touch the plains. The Ganges or as called in Hindi Ganga is considered one of the holy rivers in India. Mythology says that Haridwar is one of the 4 places where few drops elixir of immortality "AMRITA" has fallen. A festival known as the "KUMBHA MELA" is held in those 4 holy places one of which is Haridwar.
Haridwar is also a place where great adventure journeys start. River rafting, trekking, camping, rock-climbing etc are also part of Haridwar trips.
Haridwar is a great place to spend your vacation both spiritually and adventurously. It is a feast to your senses and a mega fun ride to your mind.
For more details please visit the official website of Haridwar-
Swami Ramdev Ji
|"Sarve Santu Niramaya"
"May everybody be free from diseases"
Patanjali Yogpeeth:The gateway to good health
Patanjali Yogpeeth was established by Swami Ramdev Ji to on 6th April 2006 to fulfill his dream of a better disease free tomorrow through Yoga, spiritualism and Ayurveda.
A massive gate greets you right on the Delhi-Haridwar Highway and leads to the complex comprising the OPD, residential complex, restaurant, Yoga hall, etc. The ground floor has the world's largest OPD to cater to nearly 6 to 10 thousand patients per day where consultation by Vaids (Ayuvedic doctors) to all patients are provided FREE of costs.
The founder of this yogpeeth Swami Ramdev Ji is a known face in India and several other countries, famous as a promoter of Yoga and Pranayam. He has learnt Yoga in gurukuls and meditated in the Himalaya. He caught the popular imagination through his programmes on television and by holding camps where he teaches Pranayam to hundreds of people together.
So if you visit Haridwar don't forget to visit the gateway to good health and experience the miracles of Ayurveda.
For more information about Patanjali Yogpeeth please visit their official website-