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Review of Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat

Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat
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Owner description: The Triveni Ghat is. Landmark by itself, being one of the spots from where daily worship of the sacred River Ganga has been performed since times immemorial.
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“Superb ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

I love it
I am thankful to be here
I have been living here from last 15 years
I have never ever ever seen this typ of place
I wanna always be live here
I love mah RISHIKESH

Thank Prince K
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“simple and sweet”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2014

This is the ancient aarti site where worship has continued for hundreds of years. Unfortunately the addition of bad loud speakers detracts.

Visited June 2013
Thank atmananda
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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Most authentic Aarti in Rishikesh”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2014

The Aarti at Parmarth Niketan is nice but if you want a truly authentic experience of Aarti head down to the Triveni Ghat about a half hour before sunset. Celebrate with the local people (not the tourists up river) and experience the power of Aarti. Moved to tears every time. JGD

Visited January 2014
Thank Catherine I
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Raipur, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Must experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2014

One of the must have experiences of rishikesh. it makes a life time memory. standing there and watching the aarti go on, with everybody around you reverberating at the same frequency with all the minds focused at the aarti, this can be literally felt!

Visited December 2013
Thank abheesht
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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Triveni v. Ram Jhula v. Haridwar”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2013

After seeing all three, here's what I think of the basic difference in the evening Ganga prayers.

1. Haridwar, Har Ki Paudi: Big, bass boosted, tight, kind of a spectacle for the eyes with all the human energy and little temples bustling together.

2. Rishikesh, Triveni Ghat: More quiet, subtle, payers directly next to the river almost touching the water; no steps in between like in the other two. Wide, stony, empty beach with twinkling lights in the back... pretty peaceful (if the prayers are not being done over loudspeakers).

3. Swarg Ashram, Ram Jhula: 3km from Rishikesh, prayers here are most different. Many people gather here too but its not tight like Haridwar. More of a meditative discussion-prayer-chant. Whole thing lasts the longest here. Lots of young disciples sing along with much harmony and unison. Seen it over three years, and it is still exactly the same.

They all start around sunset. Being part of any is a feast. See whatever works for you.

Visited November 2013
5 Thank walkingaroundintown
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