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Devotees take a dip of faith in Ganga on Kartik Purnima – Rishikesh

 Devotees take a dip of faith in Ganga on Kartik Purnima – Rishikesh


Kartik Purnima: Rishikesh. About a week later, on the holy bathing festival of Kartik Purnima, the splendor of the pilgrimage city returned. The process of devotees reaching Rishikesh from different provinces of the country had started since the morning. Thousands of devotees took a dip of faith at the Ganga ghats with the slogan of Har Har Ganga. After bathing, he did charity and prayed to Lord Shiva, Vishnu and Mother Ganga for the happiness and prosperity of the family.

After the increase in pollution levels in many cities of Northern India, the number of devotees and tourists coming to the pilgrimage city on weekends had reduced significantly. On Friday, the week-long silence in Rishikesh was broken on the weekend and Kartik Purnima Snan festival. A large number of devotees and tourists from Delhi, NCR, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal reached the pilgrimage city. From Brahmamuhurta, people start gathering for bathing at the Ganga Ghats like Triveni Ghat, Purnanand Ghat, Dayanand Ashram Ghat, Parmarth Niketan Ghat, Vanprastha Ghat, Geeta Bhavan Ghat, Shri Lakshminarayan Ghat, Shri Shatrughan Ghat, Sai Ghat, Sant Seva Ghat, Swargashram Chowk Ghat etc. They went. After nine in the morning, there was no space left to even set foot on the Ganga ghats. The devotees first took bath and offered prayers. After this, food and donations were given to Brahmins and monks.

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