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    Lakshman Jhula - Situated 2 km away from Swarg Ashram, this jhula provides a beautiful view of famous temples, ashrams and River Ganga. The Lakshman Jhula is used by the people as a path for visiting Swarg Ashram and Gita Bhavan. On the either side of the jhula, there are famous temples like Lakshman Temple and Tapovan that are also frequented by the tourists.  Lakshman Jhula, which was built in 1939, is a suspension bridge, which is 450 ft long.  In early 1889, this jhula was a hanging jute bridge, which was later rebuilt into suspended iron bridge. The jhula was named after Shri Ram's younger brother Lakshman because it is believed that Lakshman used the jute bridge at the same site to cross the Ganga River.

     

    Haridwar - Har ki Pauri is the most famous among all the sightseeing in the destination. Tourists can also visit Chandi Devi Temple, Mansa Devi Temple and Daksha Mahadev Temple. Other ancient temples like Bharat Mata Mandir, Gaurishankar Mahadev Temple, Shravanathji's Temple and Vaishno Devi Temple are also popular among the tourists. Haridwar, known as one of the seven sacred places of the Hindus and depicts civilization and culture of India. It literally means the Gateway to God and is well known for its temples and other religious place. Situated at a distance of 18 km from Rishikesh, the destination is well connected by buses from Rishikesh.

     

    Shivpuri - Apart from this, Shivpuri offers various opportunities for indulging in sports like river rafting. Equipments, excellent safety standards and trained guides are available for the convenience of the visitors.Shivpuri is situated 19 km away from Rishikesh, on the National Highway between Rishikesh and Patisira. As the name suggests, Shivpuri is the abode of Lord Shiva and is renowned for its temple.

     

    Parmarth Niketan - Many travellers visit the ashram in order to gain knowledge regarding the science of Yoga.  Moreover, various organisers conduct different ayurvedic treatments within the Parmarth Niketan that includes exercises, music therapy, healthy diets and yoga to name a few. The ashram also provides the travellers with accommodation facilities. Parmarth Niketan, which is situated in Rishikesh, is one of the oldest ashrams. The ashram is located on the banks of sacred Ganga River. It is famous for its Hawan on the ghat of Parmarth and Ganga Aarti that takes place daily in the morning and evening.

     

    Neelkanth Mahadev Temple - This temple is visited at the time of famous annual festivals, one in the month of Shravan (July-August) and the other during Shivratri. As this temple is situated on top of the hill, it provides a view of surrounding hills that are Vishnukoot, Manikoot and Brahmakoot.Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is a popular temple of Lord Shiva, which is situated at the height of 1330 m. The temple lies amidst the valleys of Manikoot, Brahmakoot and Vishnukoot. Located at the confluence of the rivers Pankaja and Madhumati, this temple is bound by dense forests and mountain ranges of Nar-Narayan.

     

    Triveni Ghat - The evening aarti, also known as the 'Maha Aarti', which takes place at this ghat, is the major attraction among the tourists. This aarti is accompanied by chantings of bhajan, beating drums, bells and diyas glowing all over the place. The devotees release small oil lamps placed on leaf boats in the water. These lamps floats down the river and provide a beautiful view. Ceremonies like 'Pindha Shraddha' in the name of ancestors are also done at Triveni Ghat. Triveni Ghat, which is a well known bathing ghat of Rishikesh, is a confluence of three sacred rivers that are Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati. Various pilgrims visit this place to take a holy dip in Triveni Ghat, before visiting the famous temples of Rishikesh. According to the beliefs, a dip in water at this ghat washes away all the sins and purifies the soul.

     

    Bharat Mandir - The temple is famous among visitors as it comprises an idol of Lord Vishnu, which is placed in the inner sanctum of this temple. This idol was carved out of Saligram, a single black stone and has Himalayan cast of features. Several tourists throng this temple at the time of the famous spring festival, known as Basant Panchami. The temple is also famous for old statues, pots, coins and various artefacts that are housed inside.  Bharat Mandir, situated at the bank of River Ganga, is one of the oldest temples of Rishikesh. Located in the centre of the old town, this temple is just half a kilometre away from Triveni Ghat. The ancient records of 'Kedarkhand', this temple was built by Adi Guru Shankaracharya. This temple is said to be devastated in 1398 AD by Tamur Lane.

     

    Kaudiyala - Travellers visit this place from September to mid May, as this is the rafting season. Apart from this Kaudiyala is also famous among the travellers for rock climbing. Visitors can come across different types of wild animals, who live in their natural habitat. Kaudiyala is also known as the white water river rafting capital of India and is well known among the various tourists for its adventure sports. There are river rafting arrangements for the visitors with safety standards and improved equipments. Kaudiyala is a small village, which is situated a few kilometres away from Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. The Village is located 380 km above the sea level and is surrounded by dense forests.

     

    Vashishta Gufa - For the adventure seeker, this place provides with camping facility. The Vashishta Gufa is situated in the middle of a grove of Gular (Ficus) trees and the slopes leading to sacred River Ganga. It is also famous for a linga, which is considered to be spiritual. It is believed that in the year 1928 and 1961 Sri Swami Purushottamananda Ji visited this gufa and now his ashram is located close to the Vashishta Gufa, where various devotes come for meditation. Vashishta Gufa is a famous attraction famous for meditation. Located at the bank of River Ganga, this gufa is situated at a distance of 16 km from Rishikesh. It takes about an hour’s drive on the Rishikesh Badrinath Highway to reach Vashishta Gufa.

     

    Kunjapuri Devi Temple - It is believed that the upper half of the body of Sati fell here, when her husband was carrying her body to Kailash. Sati dropped herself in to the yagna fire her father Daksha made offensive remarks about her husband. The temple has been constructed on the same site where her body fell. Kunjapuri Devi Temple is located on a hillock around 15 km away from Rishikesh. This temple is dedicated to one of the thirteen most important goddesses of Shivalik range. The temple is well-known among the travellers as it gives a beautiful view of the sunrise and the sunset from the greater Himalayan peaks. Snow ranges and peaks of Garhwal Himalayas like Swarga Rohini, Gangotri, Banderpunch and Chaukhamba, can also be seen from this temple.

     

    Kali Kambliwale - The main office of this ashram is situated at Rishikesh and its other branches are found at all the pilgrimage centres in the area of Garhwal. Kali Kambliwale also has its branch at the highest altitude region of Himalayan ranges up to Kailash. The main motive of this ashram is to provide boarding and lodging facilities to the travellers.Kali Kambliwale Panchayati Kshetra, founded by Shri Baba Vishuddha Nandaji, is one of the oldest institutions in Rishikesh. Earlier this ashram was run by the Baba and his followers, which is now under the administration of a trust.

     

    Tera Manzil Temple - The temple provides the visitors with a beautiful view of the sun set and the surrounding area from the top most floor of Tera Manzil Temple.Tera Manzil Temple is very popular among the travellers as it is enshrined with idols of different Hindu gods and goddesses.

     

    Shri Tryambakeshwar Temple - A beautiful idol of Lord Shiva is placed in the temple, which is the major attraction. The temple was found during the 12th century by Adi Guru Shankaracharya. Tourists and devotees visit Shri Tryambakeshwar Temple during the Shivaratri festival, which is one of the major events celebrated in the destination. Shri Tryambakeshwar Temple is an ancient temple, situated on the banks of River Ganga. Set on the beautiful Himalayan Ranges, this temple is a religious abode of Lord Shiva and is also known as one of the twelve Jyotirlingas.

     

    Narendra Nagar - Royal palace and a Nandi bull are the main attractions of this destination. Odathali, which has a mythological and historical importance, is another notable attraction in this town. From this town, a clear view of various places like Rishikesh, River Ganga and Haridwar can be enjoyed. Narendra Nagar, situated at a distance of 15 km from Rishikesh, is a town built by Maharaja Narendra Shah of Tehri Garhwal in 1919. This town is famous among the visitors for its archaeological and historical importance.

     

    Swarg Ashram Area - The ashram also encompasses different stores, shopping complexes, cafés, parks, libraries, ayurvedic dispensaries, meditation centres, hotels and restaurants for the travellers. Several processions, chanting, birth and death ceremonies take place regularly in Swarg Ashram. Furthermore, travellers also visit this place for studying ayurvedic medicines and taking yoga tours. Swarg Ashram is located 5 km upstream from Rishikesh opposite to Shri Shivananda Ashram. Situated on the eastern bank of Ganga River, this ashram encompasses various ashrams. This ashram was built in the memory of Saint Swami Vishudhanand, who was also known as Kali Kamli Wala among the locals.

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    GMVN Tourist Bungalow Shishamjhari, Rishikesh

    Kailash Gate Munikireti, Rishikesh

    GMVN Tourist Bungalow Shishamjhar offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This pro

    1,000.00 Avg/night

    Tapovan Resort, Rishikesh

    Laxman Jhula Road, Tapovan

    Tapovan is positioned near the Laxman Jhula parking, easily accessible from Rishikesh bus stand (3 km). The jolly grant airport is 16 km away while it is 24 km away from Haridwar railway station. This resort is in close

    2,800.00 Avg/night

    Ganga Resort Tourist Complex, Rishikesh

    Sheesham Jhadi, Muni-ki-reti Rishikesh, Dehradun

    Ganga Resort Tourist Complex offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property

    2,300.00 Avg/night

    The Glasshouse On The Ganges, Rishikesh

    23rd Milestone, Rishikesh-Badrinath Road

    The Glasshouse on the Ganges in Rishikesh Located on the 23rd Milestone, Rishikesh-Badrinath Road, The Glasshouse on the Ganges is a secluded property by the harmonious River Ganges. Guests can visit popular tourist poi

    5,000.00 Avg/night

    Sound Sleep Hotel, Rishikesh

    8, Avas Vikas, Virbhadra Road

    The Hotel is stationed on bouncy Barrage Road. It relishes close contiguity with many rover places like Jumpin Heights 24 kms (approx.), Triveni Ghat 3 kms (approx.), Ram Jhula 13 kms (approx.), Lakshman Jhula 8 kms (app

    2,638.00 Avg/night

    Shivansh Inn, Rishikesh

    Opposite Badrinath Highway Yoga Street Tapovan

    The Shivansh Inn hotel is located Near Badrinath Highway, just 400 mts from Tapovan in Rishikesh, the place where the holy Ganges meanders out of the hills and enters the plains.The Shivansh Inn Hotel is stylish and mode

    1,500.00 Avg/night

    Ganga Beach Resort, Rishikesh

    Shesdhara, Tapovan, Laxman Jhula Road

    Ganga Beach Resort is located in Tapovan, just a few kilometres from Rishikesh. Sachcha Dham Ashram (approx. 1 km) and Madhuban Ashram (approx. 2 km) are some nearby places to visit. Shivpuri, Lakshman Jhula the beautifu

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    GMVN Tourist Bungalow Rishikesh, Rishikesh

    Near Kailash Gate, Muni Ki Reti, Rishikesh

    GMVN Tourist Bungalow Rishikesh offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This prope

    1,400.00 Avg/night

    Narayana Kunj Hotel, Rishikesh

    N S Rana,Vill Jonk Swargashram Pauri Garhwal

    The Narayana Kunj hotel is located at Swargashram in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. Rishikesh is perched at an average elevation of 372 meters above sea level. The divine city is located at the foothills of the Great Himalayas

    2,000.00 Avg/night

    Ganga Kinare Hotel, Rishikesh

    237, Virbhadra Road, Rishikesh

    Ganga Kinare Hotel is located at Veerbhadra Road, Uttaranchal. The hotel overlooks the Rajaji National Park. Kartikeya Temple (approx. 0.5 km), Rishikesh Sabji Mandy (approx. 0.5 km) are some tourist spots near to the h

    3,800.00 Avg/night

    Ellbee Ganga View Hotel, Rishikesh

    355, Haridwar Road, Palika Nagar, Rishikesh

    Ellbee Ganga View is located at Haridwar Road, Rishikesh. The hotel also has a ringside view of the Rajaji National Park which boasts of diverse variety of birds, animals, reptiles and plants. Swami Dayananda Ashram (App

    6,820.00 Avg/night

    Chanakya Resort, Rishikesh

    Rishikesh-Badrinath Highway, Shivpuri

    The Chanakya resort is located in Shivpuri on Rishikesh-Badrinath highway. It is situated within the Ganga Rafting Zone. Places close to the hotel include Sachcha Dham Ashram (Approx. 11 km). Places worth exploring also

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    The Amaris, Rishikesh

    Road Near Natraj Chowk, Rishikesh

    The Amaris is located at the foothills of the Himalayan bravura, nestled by the saintly banks of the meandering Chandra Bhagha river as it swirls into the celestial waters of the Ganges.The Amaris Hotel, Rishikesh is a p

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    Hill Top Hotel And Alps Restaurant, Rishikesh

    Neelkanth Road Laxman Jhula

    Hill Top Hotel And Alps Restaurant offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This pr

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    Him River Resort, Rishikesh

    Near phoolchatti ashram , Neelkanth Mandir Road

    Him River Resort is located at Phoolchatti, Neelkhanth road, near Phoolchatti Ashram. Tourists can easily reach important landmark like Maharani Sri Vidyawati Kuor (Approx. 6 km) from the hotel.Him River Resort, Rishikes

    2,800.00 Avg/night

    VNA Resorts, Rishikesh

    Village Malagunt Block-Yamkeshwar District Pauri Garhwal

    VNA Resorts offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is created from

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    Rishikesh Valley, Rishikesh

    Gattu Ghat,Neelkhanth Temple Road, 10 km from Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh

    Rishikesh Valley is situated at Ghattu Ghat, Neelkanth Road. Lakshman Jhula (Approx. 9 km) and Rahi Bhaba Ashram (Approx. 0.5 km) are the prominent attractions in the vicinity. Lakshman Jhula is a long suspension bridge

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    Vasundhara Palace, Rishikesh

    Kailash Gate, Haridwar Road, Beside Iskon Temple, Muni-Ki-Reti

    Vasundhara Palace hotel is located 20 Km from the Jolly Grant Airport, 3 Km from the Rishikesh Railway Station and 26 Km from the Haridwar Railway Station. An IDPL Bus Stop is situated 5.8 Km from the property. Vasundhar

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    Narayana Resort And Spa, Rishikesh

    NH-58, Tapovan, Laxman Jhula, Badrinath Road, P.O Shivananda Nagar

    The Narayana Resort and Spa is located at Tapovan, Rishikesh near the NH-58. Dehradun bypass is at 1.3 km from the hotel and river Ganga is quite easily accessible by walk. Narayana Resort and Spa, in Rishikesh is a 2 s

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    Green Petal Leisure Palace, Rishikesh

    Mahananda Complex Shri Badrinathji Road

    Green Petal Leisure Palace offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property i

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    Lakshman Jhula - Situated 2 km away from Swarg Ashram, this jhula provides a beautiful view of famous temples, ashrams and River Ganga. The Lakshman Jhula is used by the people as a path for visiting Swarg Ashram and Gita Bhavan. On the either side of the jhula, there are famous temples like Lakshman Temple and Tapovan that are also frequented by the tourists.  Lakshman Jhula, which was built in 1939, is a suspension bridge, which is 450 ft long.  In early 1889, this jhula was a hanging jute bridge, which was later rebuilt into suspended iron bridge. The jhula was named after Shri Ram's younger brother Lakshman because it is believed that Lakshman used the jute bridge at the same site to cross the Ganga River.

     

    Haridwar - Har ki Pauri is the most famous among all the sightseeing in the destination. Tourists can also visit Chandi Devi Temple, Mansa Devi Temple and Daksha Mahadev Temple. Other ancient temples like Bharat Mata Mandir, Gaurishankar Mahadev Temple, Shravanathji's Temple and Vaishno Devi Temple are also popular among the tourists. Haridwar, known as one of the seven sacred places of the Hindus and depicts civilization and culture of India. It literally means the Gateway to God and is well known for its temples and other religious place. Situated at a distance of 18 km from Rishikesh, the destination is well connected by buses from Rishikesh.

     

    Shivpuri - Apart from this, Shivpuri offers various opportunities for indulging in sports like river rafting. Equipments, excellent safety standards and trained guides are available for the convenience of the visitors.Shivpuri is situated 19 km away from Rishikesh, on the National Highway between Rishikesh and Patisira. As the name suggests, Shivpuri is the abode of Lord Shiva and is renowned for its temple.

     

    Parmarth Niketan - Many travellers visit the ashram in order to gain knowledge regarding the science of Yoga.  Moreover, various organisers conduct different ayurvedic treatments within the Parmarth Niketan that includes exercises, music therapy, healthy diets and yoga to name a few. The ashram also provides the travellers with accommodation facilities. Parmarth Niketan, which is situated in Rishikesh, is one of the oldest ashrams. The ashram is located on the banks of sacred Ganga River. It is famous for its Hawan on the ghat of Parmarth and Ganga Aarti that takes place daily in the morning and evening.

     

    Neelkanth Mahadev Temple - This temple is visited at the time of famous annual festivals, one in the month of Shravan (July-August) and the other during Shivratri. As this temple is situated on top of the hill, it provides a view of surrounding hills that are Vishnukoot, Manikoot and Brahmakoot.Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is a popular temple of Lord Shiva, which is situated at the height of 1330 m. The temple lies amidst the valleys of Manikoot, Brahmakoot and Vishnukoot. Located at the confluence of the rivers Pankaja and Madhumati, this temple is bound by dense forests and mountain ranges of Nar-Narayan.

     

    Triveni Ghat - The evening aarti, also known as the 'Maha Aarti', which takes place at this ghat, is the major attraction among the tourists. This aarti is accompanied by chantings of bhajan, beating drums, bells and diyas glowing all over the place. The devotees release small oil lamps placed on leaf boats in the water. These lamps floats down the river and provide a beautiful view. Ceremonies like 'Pindha Shraddha' in the name of ancestors are also done at Triveni Ghat. Triveni Ghat, which is a well known bathing ghat of Rishikesh, is a confluence of three sacred rivers that are Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati. Various pilgrims visit this place to take a holy dip in Triveni Ghat, before visiting the famous temples of Rishikesh. According to the beliefs, a dip in water at this ghat washes away all the sins and purifies the soul.

     

    Bharat Mandir - The temple is famous among visitors as it comprises an idol of Lord Vishnu, which is placed in the inner sanctum of this temple. This idol was carved out of Saligram, a single black stone and has Himalayan cast of features. Several tourists throng this temple at the time of the famous spring festival, known as Basant Panchami. The temple is also famous for old statues, pots, coins and various artefacts that are housed inside.  Bharat Mandir, situated at the bank of River Ganga, is one of the oldest temples of Rishikesh. Located in the centre of the old town, this temple is just half a kilometre away from Triveni Ghat. The ancient records of 'Kedarkhand', this temple was built by Adi Guru Shankaracharya. This temple is said to be devastated in 1398 AD by Tamur Lane.

     

    Kaudiyala - Travellers visit this place from September to mid May, as this is the rafting season. Apart from this Kaudiyala is also famous among the travellers for rock climbing. Visitors can come across different types of wild animals, who live in their natural habitat. Kaudiyala is also known as the white water river rafting capital of India and is well known among the various tourists for its adventure sports. There are river rafting arrangements for the visitors with safety standards and improved equipments. Kaudiyala is a small village, which is situated a few kilometres away from Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. The Village is located 380 km above the sea level and is surrounded by dense forests.

     

    Vashishta Gufa - For the adventure seeker, this place provides with camping facility. The Vashishta Gufa is situated in the middle of a grove of Gular (Ficus) trees and the slopes leading to sacred River Ganga. It is also famous for a linga, which is considered to be spiritual. It is believed that in the year 1928 and 1961 Sri Swami Purushottamananda Ji visited this gufa and now his ashram is located close to the Vashishta Gufa, where various devotes come for meditation. Vashishta Gufa is a famous attraction famous for meditation. Located at the bank of River Ganga, this gufa is situated at a distance of 16 km from Rishikesh. It takes about an hour’s drive on the Rishikesh Badrinath Highway to reach Vashishta Gufa.

     

    Kunjapuri Devi Temple - It is believed that the upper half of the body of Sati fell here, when her husband was carrying her body to Kailash. Sati dropped herself in to the yagna fire her father Daksha made offensive remarks about her husband. The temple has been constructed on the same site where her body fell. Kunjapuri Devi Temple is located on a hillock around 15 km away from Rishikesh. This temple is dedicated to one of the thirteen most important goddesses of Shivalik range. The temple is well-known among the travellers as it gives a beautiful view of the sunrise and the sunset from the greater Himalayan peaks. Snow ranges and peaks of Garhwal Himalayas like Swarga Rohini, Gangotri, Banderpunch and Chaukhamba, can also be seen from this temple.

     

    Kali Kambliwale - The main office of this ashram is situated at Rishikesh and its other branches are found at all the pilgrimage centres in the area of Garhwal. Kali Kambliwale also has its branch at the highest altitude region of Himalayan ranges up to Kailash. The main motive of this ashram is to provide boarding and lodging facilities to the travellers.Kali Kambliwale Panchayati Kshetra, founded by Shri Baba Vishuddha Nandaji, is one of the oldest institutions in Rishikesh. Earlier this ashram was run by the Baba and his followers, which is now under the administration of a trust.

     

    Tera Manzil Temple - The temple provides the visitors with a beautiful view of the sun set and the surrounding area from the top most floor of Tera Manzil Temple.Tera Manzil Temple is very popular among the travellers as it is enshrined with idols of different Hindu gods and goddesses.

     

    Shri Tryambakeshwar Temple - A beautiful idol of Lord Shiva is placed in the temple, which is the major attraction. The temple was found during the 12th century by Adi Guru Shankaracharya. Tourists and devotees visit Shri Tryambakeshwar Temple during the Shivaratri festival, which is one of the major events celebrated in the destination. Shri Tryambakeshwar Temple is an ancient temple, situated on the banks of River Ganga. Set on the beautiful Himalayan Ranges, this temple is a religious abode of Lord Shiva and is also known as one of the twelve Jyotirlingas.

     

    Narendra Nagar - Royal palace and a Nandi bull are the main attractions of this destination. Odathali, which has a mythological and historical importance, is another notable attraction in this town. From this town, a clear view of various places like Rishikesh, River Ganga and Haridwar can be enjoyed. Narendra Nagar, situated at a distance of 15 km from Rishikesh, is a town built by Maharaja Narendra Shah of Tehri Garhwal in 1919. This town is famous among the visitors for its archaeological and historical importance.

     

    Swarg Ashram Area - The ashram also encompasses different stores, shopping complexes, cafés, parks, libraries, ayurvedic dispensaries, meditation centres, hotels and restaurants for the travellers. Several processions, chanting, birth and death ceremonies take place regularly in Swarg Ashram. Furthermore, travellers also visit this place for studying ayurvedic medicines and taking yoga tours. Swarg Ashram is located 5 km upstream from Rishikesh opposite to Shri Shivananda Ashram. Situated on the eastern bank of Ganga River, this ashram encompasses various ashrams. This ashram was built in the memory of Saint Swami Vishudhanand, who was also known as Kali Kamli Wala among the locals.

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